With more than 35-years of civil engineering experience, Jim Grossi has designed, entitled and provided engineering consulting services on numerous projects in Northern California for public, educational, institutional, and private clients. Recent projects include the Civil Engineering Master Plan work at Solano CCD, as well as projects for UC Davis Medical Center, Clark Kerr Campus Renovation at UC Berkeley, UCSF Mission Bay, College of Marin, San Mateo CCD, Foothill-De Anza CCD, and Peralta CCD. He presently serves as the Senior Vice President of BetterGIS, Inc. which is a proprietary site utility mapping system. His expertise includes corporate management, project planning, entitlement and permit processing, regulatory approvals, financing, public presentations, engineering design, construction management, and political consulting.
Mr. Grossi has served as President of the Governing Board of the Lincoln Union School District since 1981, is Vice President of the Board of Directors of the North Marin Water District and Vice Chairman of the Marin County Zone 1 Flood Advisory Board. He has also served on many community youth organizations, Chambers of Commerce and Economic Development Boards.
Mr. Grossi was a Founding Director of the Bank of Petaluma in 1987 and served on the Board of Directors for 10 years. He also served on the Fourth District Agricultural Association Board of Directors (Sonoma-Marin Fair) for 14 years, six years of which he served as President.
During the 80’s and 90’s Mr. Grossi developed and built several commercial and residential projects in Solano County including three residential projects – totaling 228 residential units and a 104 acre commercial project, a portion of which was sold to Westamerica Bank for its headquarters.
Jim Grossi has a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering from the University of California Davis and he is a registered Civil Engineer in California. He enjoys hunting, fishing and the outdoors and is an avid horseman, but spends most of his extra time with his wife, two adult children and his five grandchildren on the family owned Marindale Ranch in West Marin County.