Sam Kumar - President, Journeyman Group

Mr. Kumar has a long history in real estate development and construction spanning more than 20 years. With every assignment, commercial or institutional, Mr. Kumar ensures the project is completed on time, in budget and that it meets the Owner’s and his own high standards.

Mr. Kumar has the experience to quickly evaluate proposed design concepts and perform constructability analyses. His commitment to excellence, integrity and his understanding of the built environment has provided a unique foundation upon which to create and sustain a successful organization.

Ranked by Entrepreneur Magazine as one of Fastest-Growing Businesses in America, Sam Kumar built his company on the principle that integrity should always trump celebrity. Every employee shares the same goal, to safely deliver buildings of the highest quality that the Architect, Owner and Journeyman can proudly stand behind.


  • Hilton Garden Inn and Convention Center, Lawton, OK
  • Georgia International Maritime and Trade Center Hotel, Savannah, GA
  • Hilton Hotel, Austin-Bergstrom International Airport, Austin, TX
  • Austin Hilton Convention Center Hotel (Pre-Construction), Austin, TX
  • Holiday Inn Express, Rosenberg, TX
  • Holiday Inn Hotel & Suites, Georgetown and Columbus, TX
  • Hilton Garden Inn, Round Rock, TX
  • Hampton Inn, San Antonio, TX and Hattiesburg, MS
  • Courtyard by Marriott, San Antonio, TX
  • Fort Irwin Guest House Hotel, Barstow, CA
  • Fort Bragg Guest House Hotel, Fayetteville, NC
  • Hunter Army Airfield, Guest House Hotel, Savannah, GA
  • Lackland 420-Unit Complex, San Antonio, TX
  • Portland and Kingsville 404-Unit Complex, Corpus Christi, TX
  • 5 Fifty Five Condominiums, Austin, TX
  • Silverado Crossing Apartments, Buda, TX
  • Austin Resource Center for the Homeless, Austin, TX
  • Turner Roberts Recreation Center, Austin, TX
  • Galleria at Red Oaks Medical Office and Retail Center, Cedar Park, TX



  • Master of Science in Civil Engineering, Construction Engineering and Project Management, University of Texas at Austin


  • Ranked first among undergraduate Civil Engineering class, 120 students Published work in NSA Magazine
  • Congressional Testimony, Military Housing Privatization


  • City of Austin Minority Business Resources Advisory Committee
  • UT School of Architecture, Dean’s Advisory Council
  • UT School of Civil Engineering, Dean’s Advisory Council
  • Past Board member, U.S. Hispanic Contractor’s Association
  • Past Chairman, Central Texas Associated Builders and Contractors