Mr. Michael Jacobs graduated in 1985 from the University of British Columbia with a Bachelor Degree in Civil Engineering. After 18 months with the Engineering Department of the City of Vancouver, Mr. Jacobs then completed his Masters Degree in Construction Management from Stanford University and joined Emil Anderson Construction in 1988 as Project Manager for Dilworth Mountain Estates, a 750-acre residential development in Kelowna, B.C.
Mr. Jacobs became General Manager of Land Development and Housing in 1996 and in 1998 was promoted to Vice President of Emil Anderson Construction. Mr. Jacobs has extensive road building and heavy construction experience and project highlights include Glenrosa Interchange Design Construct, Kincolith Extension, and Vancouver Island Highway Project.
Mr. Jacobs started Dilworth Quality Homes Inc. in 1989 and to date, this Company has built over 500 homes, townhomes and condominiums in the Central and North Okanagan, receiving many Okanagan and Provincial awards for excellence.
Mr. Jacobs was a founding Member of the Kelowna Chapter of the Urban Development Institute and was President of the Kelowna Chapter from September 96 to January 99.