Martha McJilton, MBA Joins Better Communities Collaborative as Chief Financial Officer
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Athens, Georgia– Better Communities Collaborative is pleased to announce the addition of Martha McJilton, MBA to its senior leadership team as the collective’s incoming Chief Financial Officer. In this role, McJilton will utilize her 35 years of experience in the finance, engineering, and construction industries to grow and develop successful firms across the country.
Prior to joining the Better Communities Collaborative, McJilton served as the Chief Financial Officer of numerous successful businesses, including Contessa Construction, Ellinwood + Machado, and Baker Paint & Contracting Co. In these roles, she was recognized for her financial analysis and project management expertise, as well as her work in improving both short- and long-term financial performance and enhancing internal controls. At BCC, McJilton will be leading the collective’s finance and accounting team representing nearly 100 years of industry experience.
“We are ecstatic to have Martha on our team of finance professionals, setting the standards of excellence in reporting, analysis, integration, and forecasting,” said BCC President and CEO Jon Williams, ASLA, PLA. “Efficiently tracking cash flow and managing financial operations is a key element of our work in ensuring our BCC firms are able to maximize their profitability while leaving communities better than they found them. I have no doubt that Martha will shine in this role and create new, innovative ways for BCC to continue to build better communities across the country.”
Prior to her work in the finance industry, McJilton was a practicing civil engineer licensed in three states across the American Midwest. She earned her Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering from Marquette University in Milwaukee, Wisconsin in 1987 and worked in site development until earning her Master of Business Administration in Accounting and Finance from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business in 1996.
“I’m so grateful for the opportunity to join this outstanding team of professionals dedicated to helping firms maximize both their profitability and long-term community impact,” McJilton said. “With roots in civil engineering, I am excited to re-enter the world of site design and lead BCC firms into a new chapter of continued success.”
Click here to read more about the other members of the BCC leadership team working alongside McJilton to grow and develop successful firms across the country.
ABOUT BETTER COMMUNITIES COLLABORATIVE
Better Communities Collaborative is a family of innovative businesses with the unified mission to work towards a better tomorrow. With project experience in 46 states and counting, BCC affiliates provide a dynamic support and service network across a range of industry sectors. Our nearly 25 years of experience in engineering external partnerships, in addition to our collective dedication to collaboration and talent, ensures that we can find the best and most creative solutions to match the needs of our clients. Better Communities Collaborative is a two-time Zweig Group Best Firms To Work For award recipient and has been recognized as one of the fastest growing site development collectives in the American Southeast.
About Martha McJilton, MBA
McJilton earned her Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering from Marquette University in Milwaukee, Wisconsin in 1987 and worked in site development until earning her Master of Business Administration in Accounting and Finance from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business in 1996. Before transitioning into the financial industry, McJilton was a practicing civil engineer licensed in three states across the American Midwest. She joins BCC with 35 years of experience leading financial teams of successful companies.