James Ho,

Interim President, Construction Operations,

Petra ICS, Southern California/ Texas Regions, Contracts & Audit

Favorite Quote:


"One of the keys to leadership is

recognizing that

everybody has gifts and talents. A good leader will learn how to harness those gifts toward the same goal.”


– Benjamin Carson

James Ho brings over 25 years of experience in the design and construction industries in both public and private sectors for healthcare, government and commercial buildings, with a portfolio of projects ranging from $3 million to $1.2 billion in size.


In his current role at Petra, James has provided executive leadership and management of project teams on the healthcare projects in California. Strategy and determination around the delivery model best suited for certain project requirements have been particular focuses for James.  He engages in active mentoring of the management leaders on his design and construction teams.


Prior to joining Petra ICS in 2004, James most recently served as a Project Manager at Hoag Memorial Hospital Presbyterian, and held a similar role on the construction of the new Disneyland California Adventure theme park