With more than 30 years of frontline and management experience in the construction industry, Nick Childs is the trigger behind WBI’s growth and expansion. Childs’ has wide-ranging and comprehensive experience in residential, commercial and industrial construction.
Childs started his construction career in the residential market and transitioned to commercial and industrial sector in the mid- 1980s. He joined WBI in 1995 as a carpenter and assumed project management responsibilities for the company two years later.
Following the passing of WBI founder Frank Wojcik in 2007, Childs purchased the company in June 2008 and set forth on a path to expand its’ service offerings while remaining true to the company’s core principles of integrity, quality craftsmanship and dedication to employees.
Since taking over ownership of WBI, the company has experienced continued growth and has been recognized as a Weatherhead 100 Company by Case Western Reserve University’s Weatherhead School of Management. The honor is bestowed upon companies displaying Northeast Ohio’s spirit of entrepreneurship and who are the best example of leadership, growth and success in our region.
Childs resides in Leroy, Ohio, with his wife Jami, and is an avid outdoorsman who enjoys camping, fishing and hunting. He also enjoys spending time with his five grandchildren and great grandchild.