Jim Golding has been inducted into the Utah Asphalt Pavement Association (UAPA) Asphalt Hall of Fame. He was honored during the 2023 UAPA Asphalt Conference, where one Utah Asphalt Pavement Hall of Fame Inductee is chosen each year from among industry representatives and peers as someone who has significantly contributed to the betterment of the asphalt pavement industry in Utah.
Jim was recognized for his active role in fostering and demonstrating vision and dedication in advancing the asphalt pavement industry, as well as his overall investment in quality infrastructure for the state.
His illustrious career began when he joined Geneva Rock as a civil engineer in 1984. Over the course of his tenure, he took on various leadership positions, including Vice President of Construction, Chief Operations Officer, Executive Vice President, and ultimately, President.
Jim concluded his career as the President of the Construction Materials and Services Group at Clyde Companies. In this role, he was responsible for steering all teams, divisions, and operations of subsidiaries under construction materials and services. He successfully helped lead a workforce of more than 4,500 employees, keeping the company at the forefront of the industry.
As only the 10th UAPA Asphalt Hall of Fame inductee of all time, Jim’s induction is a testament to his successful career. Congratulations, Jim, on this well-deserved achievement.