Corporate Team

James J. Curtis, Sr.


Since 1957, Jim has been the champion of consistent growth and innovation with Sheehan.  Under his leadership, what began as a small construction company grew and transformed into the diverse real estate organization that it is today.  He graduated from Marmion Academy in Aurora, IL and then attended Loyola University New Orleans (LA).  He served as a Commissioner on the Indianapolis Metropolitan Planning Commission from 1983 to 2011.  He is a past officer of the Builders Association of Greater Indianapolis and served on the Board of Directors for the Indianapolis Athletic Club and KeyCorp.  In 1988, Jim received the prestigious Sagamore of the Wabash Award.  


James J. Curtis, Jr.


As President, Jimmy oversees all corporate operations and the strategic direction of the company including development, construction, financing, and property management.  Armed with a degree in Finance from Indiana University’s Kelley School of Business, Jimmy began his professional career in 1982 as a Financial Analyst with Anacomp in Sarasota, FL.  In 1985, he returned to Indianapolis, and spent five years working with local real estate developer, the Inland Group.  Jimmy then joined Sheehan in 1990, where his strong financial background was immediately utilized.  Under his leadership, Sheehan has developed several new partnerships and expanded into many diverse areas of real estate, including multifamily, condominium and single-family development, retail, commercial and office development, and hotel development.  In addition to the new developments, Jimmy has been instrumental in growing the company’s general construction and property management divisions.  He is a member of the World President’s Organization (WPO), a participant in Strategic Coach since 2010 and in 2004 was a finalist for the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award.


J. Robert Curtis

Vice President

Since joining Sheehan in 1985, Bob’s primary focus has been general construction.  He has served in various roles for the company, including field observation, project superintendent and site supervision.  As Vice President, he is responsible for construction site supervision, subcontractor relations and is a key figure in the strategic direction of the company.  His in-depth knowledge of field activities and hands-on construction experience, help to keep the company leadership team informed of all subcontractor performance on the construction job site.  Bob has served as Chairman of the Board of Contractors for the City of Indianapolis and is a licensed contractor in Indiana and Florida.


Kelli Adams


Kelli’s expansive knowledge of Sheehan’s operations and the construction industry can be attributed to the time she has spent in many facets of the company, including construction administration, condominium home sales, and accounting.  Her attention to detail and organizational skills have helped the company establish a consistent method of communication with subcontractors and customers.  As Sheehan moved into the development and construction of condominiums, Kelli’s role shifted to sales and then to the accounting department.  In her current role, she works closely with the President to assist with operations, development and design of all new and existing projects.  Kelli graduated in 1995 from Indiana University (Bloomington) with a Bachelor of Arts degree from the College of Arts and Sciences. 


Patrick Adams

Multifamily Development & Commercial Leasing

Patrick joined Sheehan in January of 2012. He focuses on multi-family development, including identifying and acquiring new development sites, due diligence activities related to land acquisitions, pre-development activities associated with new projects and working with local municipalities and towns to coordinate approvals.

Often a utility player, Patrick interfaces with Sheehan Property Management, project engineers and project designers, to assist with the design and functionality of newly developed apartment communities. While Patrick and Sheehan's primary concentration is multi-family, he also dedicates a portion of his time to the commercial assets that Sheehan owns and manages. He provides support on multiple retail and office properties, and oversees negotiation of letters of intent and lease agreements. Prior to joining Sheehan, Patrick spend over four years in property management and leasing with Duke Realty in their Atlanta, GA office. A native of Indianapolis, Patrick is married and has two children. Patrick received his B.S. in Public Affairs from Indiana University (Bloomington) in 2002


Diane Reid

Operations Administrator

Diane joined Sheehan in 1978, bringing a multi-faceted construction background with her. Through her 40 years in the industry, Diane has developed a keen understanding of real estate operations. Her initial responsibilities were to streamline and establish new procedures and guidelines for the overall Sheehan organization. Currently, she manages the office, and handles Sheehan's group medical and builder's risk policies, as well as participates in the closings for all projects.


Kevin Roland

General Superintendent

Kevin arrived at Sheehan as a Project Superintendent in the fall of 1990 with a diverse construction background. As the General Superintendent for Sheehan, he has handled difficult sites and has willingly traveled throughout the Midwest effectively producing premiere projects that exempify superior building standards. His career in construction began in 1974 and since that time he has built over 5,000 units.


Amanda Lumpkin

Assistant Controller

Amanda joined Sheehan Construction as Assistant Controller in 2012. She is a graduate of Hamilton Southeastern High School and Ball State University where she earned a Bachelor of Science degree in 2055. Amanda has particular expertise in accounting for general contracting and construction and is instrumental in daily financial aspects of Sheehan Construction where she works closely with the Controller and is responsible for bank construction draws, accounts payable, payroll, and financial statements.