Jim Backman

Jim Backman

Chief Operating Officer / Consolidated Engineering Laboratories (CEL)

Jim Backman has been in a leadership role in the Testing and Inspection industry for more than 30 years. He is the past President of California Council of Testing and Inspection Agencies (CCTIA) and the President of Council of Engineering Laboratory Employees (CELE). In addition to his Operations responsibilities, Mr. Backman serves as a Project Manager on projects ranging from a 42-story high-rise to annual agreements with the State of California Department of Water Resources and the City of Sunnyvale. He has developed and implemented Quality Control programs throughout the United States and internationally.