Henderson Engineers Names New Chief Sector Officer

Henderson Companies is proud to announce the promotion of Jason Wollum to chief sector officer (CSO) for Henderson Engineers and Henderson Building Solutions. An architectural, engineering, and construction (AEC) industry veteran who has been with Henderson for more than 24 years, Wollum is charged with overseeing the execution of the company’s strategic initiatives within its key market sectors including:

  • Business Sector
    • Practice expertise: Core & shell, mission critical, mixed use, warehouse, workplace.
  • Community Sector
    • Practice expertise: Civic, culture, higher ed, k-12, recreation, science and technology.
  • Health Sector
    • Practice expertise: Behavioral health, infrastructure, hospital, medtail, medical office buildings, senior living.
  • Retail Sector
    • Practice expertise: Automotive, general merchandise, grocery, luxury, restaurant, specialty.
  • Venue Sector
    • Practice expertise: Aviation, convention center, entertainment, fitness, sports.

“I’ve had the pleasure of closely collaborating with Jason Wollum throughout my 17 years at Henderson and his vast industry experience and business acumen are a perfect fit for this role,” said Kevin Lewis, Henderson’s CEO and President. “Jason has a deep understanding of our firm and the markets we serve as well as a talent for providing first-class client experience. His expertise will be invaluable as CSO and I’m looking forward to his continued contributions and leadership.”

Wollum previously served as Henderson’s retail sector executive, overseeing strategy, operations, and business development for the firm’s largest market sector. He will be succeeded in that role by Jason Zoeller, a 20-year company veteran who most recently served as Henderson’s specialty retail practice director.

“This latest step in my Henderson journey is exciting, and I can’t wait to continue making a difference for our clients, partners, and employees,” said Wollum. “Innovation and exceptional client experience have shaped our company into what it is today, and I’m eager to help push that forward into the future. Major congratulations to Jason Zoeller, who I’m honored to pass the retail sector baton to.”

Wollum holds a bachelor’s degree in architectural engineering from Kansas State University (K-State) in Manhattan, Kan. He is a licensed professional engineer in 33 states and Puerto Rico as well as in eight Canadian provinces. In addition to serving as chair for the Chairman’s Circle at the American Cancer Society’s Kansas City chapter, he is on the Board of Directors for the Henderson Foundation, Henderson’s nonprofit arm.


Henderson Companies, Inc., is the 100% employee-owned parent company of Henderson Engineers and Henderson Building Solutions. Henderson Engineers is a national building systems design firm with a wide array of engineering design services and a project portfolio representing a wide range of markets including business, community, retail, healthcare, and venue. Henderson Building Solutions is a construction management and commissioning services firm that provides a seamless bridge between design, construction, and ongoing maintenance. As Henderson, we combine engineering knowledge with in-the-field construction expertise to provide single-source design-build solutions for any project.

Founded in 1970 and 2013 respectively, we’re licensed in all 50 states (plus the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands, and British Columbia) and bring buildings to life through our 1,000 employees and 250+ PEs across 12 offices, including New YorkPhiladelphiaTampaNashvilleBentonville, DallasHoustonKansas City (Lenexa, Kansas, and downtown Kansas City, Missouri), PhoenixLas Vegas, and Los Angeles. Our vision is to be the firm that builds a better world. We’ve diligently cultivated an inclusive, best-in-class work environment where people can reach their full potential. Our core values drive us to deliver unrivaled service and solutions that make us the team you want to partner with.

To learn more, visit our websites at www.hendersonengineers.com and www.hendersonbuilding.com.

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