Joel Anderson is the founder of Nuts and Bolts Contracting, LLC, and the company’s primary consultant, calling in other experts when needed. With over 46 years of experience, Joel knows every facet of construction business, from bottom to top, inside and out.
Joel has provided successful services, both managerial and technical, to some of the biggest contracting corporations in the world including: Hensel-Phelps, CH2MHill, Mero Structures, Metso Power and Mining, USDOT, USDOD, USCG, and USPS, as well as many smaller companies. In his words, “My greatest joy is helping people succeed in their endeavors, whether in business or in life, as these are symbiotic.”
He has been a lead player on many high-profile projects including:
- Electrician, chief mechanical officer and trainmaster for Ringling Bros. & Barnum and Bailey Circus, where he was responsible for the circus trains that transported the circus on its routes through North and Central America.
- Installation of stainless-steel dream catcher in the roof of the national Indian Museum in Washington, DC.
- Restoration of the structural steel on the Pentagon after 9/11.
- Built and erected the shuttle hangar at the National Air and Space Museum Steven Udvar Hazy Center in Chantilly, VA, where the space shuttle Challenger is on display.
- Installed all the support structure and the glass wall American flag at the Baltimore Flag House Museum.
Joel has received recognition as an Honored Member in Strathmore’s Who’s Who and America’s Registry of Outstanding Professionals. He has been honored as an opinion leader and appointed as a Florida Small Business Representative and was awarded Business Man of the Year twice. He was also presented with the President’s National Leadership Award by the National Business Advisory Council. Joel has also received the President’s Lifetime Volunteer Service Award for his continuous involvement in community and civic activities.