Bio: Jim Gruver has lived in Hutchinson area since 1962, attended Buhler High School and Kansas State University, married a Hutch High graduate and raised a great son and daughter.
Jim has been involved in the construction industry for over 40 years, including projects ranging from complete design and build custom homes to subcontracting for Walmart. Many other commercial and residential projects including churches, medical offices, senior living centers, manufacturing plants and multi-family housing have added to the work load. Jim started Cabinet Connections more than 14 years ago as a way to enhance their kitchen and bath renovation projects. This has blossomed into a huge part of what Cabinet Connections does. Having Cabinet Connections a part of the "Downtown" has been a big plus for company success.
Being very involved in the community Jim has served or is serving with many organizations: Two-time President of the Hutchinson Builders Association, Hutchinson Community College Building Trades Trustee, Kansas Building Industry Workers Compensation Trustee, Downtown Hutchinson Revitalization Partnership Director, Downtown Hutchinson Rod Run President as well as running Cabinet Connections, James Gruver Construction, Inc. and Mill Creek Development of Hutchinson.