Jim Ed Holland
In Memory Of
The founder of Holland, Inc. was Montroe Holland. He came to Bowling Green from Blytheville, AR. to play basketball for E A Diddle. While at Western, he met his wife Quinn. They were married for 61 years. He started in the construction industry at the early age of 15 working for S J Cohn Co. of Blytheville, AR. in the summer during school break. After college, they moved to Arkansas to work full time for S J Cohn Co. After a few years of traveling through the south, they moved back to Bowling Green where he went to work for Mr. R E Gaddie for 10+ years. There were a few companies that he worked for or partnered in before starting Holland, Inc. in 1980. He was involved in the day to day operation from its beginning until his death in 2016.