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John F. Bodary

Woods Construction Inc, President/Owner


Eastern Michigan University, Ypsilanti MI, Graduated 1984 B.S. College of Technology – Construction Management
Monroe Catholic Central High School, Monroe MI, Graduated 1980
john bodary

Professional Summary

1989 - Present Located at 6396 Product Drive, Sterling Heights MI 48314 - A Nationwide Contractor with more than 65 years’ experience in General Contracting specializing in Retail Construction. Serving national retailers including Target, Kohl’s, JCPenney, Meijer, Bed Bath & Beyond, Dick’s Sporting Goods, TJ Maxx and regional mall owner General Growth Properties. Held various positions in the company starting from Project Monitor in 1984 to Chief Estimator and Vice President of Operations and Finance in 1988.

Interests and Expertise

Associated General Contractors of America (AGC) National and Local Chapter member since 1987 Industrial Relations Committee member, 1990 -1997 Founding member and Chair of the Young Constructor’s Forum, 1998 -2003 Professional Development Committee member, 2004 - present

Eastern Michigan University – Ypsilanti, MI EMU College of Technology Dean’s Advisory Board, 1991- present EMU Foundation Board Trustee, 2004 – 2014 EMU Foundation Board Emeritus Trustee, 2015 - present

St. Paul of the Cross Passionist Retreat Center – Detroit, MI Building Committee member and Lay Advisory Board, 1995 -1999 Retreat Center Advisory Board and Legal Governing Board, 2000 - present Retreat Center Finance Committee, 2004 – 2012 Retreat Center Building Committee Chair, 2004 – 2012 Retreat Center Legal Governing Board Chair, 2013 – 2016 Retreat Center Chair Emeritus and Executive Committee 2015 - present


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Additional Information

Wife of 32 years, Michelle
Adult children Robert and Jaclyn
Member of St. Joseph Catholic Church – Dexter, MI