Executive Vice President/CAO

Mr. Bennecke has accumulated over 28 years of extensive civil engineering and management experience while working on various Caltrans projects in different capacities. As a Project Manager in Caltrans District 8 for the past five years, Mr. Bennecke has been responsible for successfully delivering and maintaining a project portfolio worth over $500 million, mostly interchange projects in various stages of PA/ED or PS&E. His practical experience includes design of roadways, streets, street lighting, drainage channels, drainage structures, storm drains, sanitary sewer, and structural work. He has broad experience in project coordination with Caltrans, utility companies, cities, state agencies, and private property owners.

Jason Bennecke

Years of Experience


Years with Southstar



Master of Business Administration, Corporate Management, Cal State University San Bernardino
Bachelor of Science, Civil Engineering, Cal Poly Pomona


Professional Civil Engineer, CA #58808
Certified Project Management Professional, PMP #1443915
FAA, LIC #4304613 / #3110764
General Building Contractor, CA #921267CA
Real Estate Broker, Lic #01332170
Jason Bennecke