J. Wickham Zimmerman

J. Wickham Zimmerman is CEO and Co-Founder of Outside the Lines, Inc. (OTL), a California and Texas-based specialty construction company that designs and builds spectacular water features, rockwork, and themed environments for many of the world’s most loved public spaces, resorts, and theme parks.

Wick defines the company’s strategic direction and directs its financial and operational systems, moving OTL from a single start-up to a multi-locational success with projects completed across the U.S. and throughout the world. OTL has been named to the prestigious Inc. 500/5000 list of fastest-growing U.S. companies, a success Wick credits to the dedication of the firm’s massively talented employees.

Wick has a passion for business and law and has spent the last 35 years building his own businesses or helping entrepreneurial companies manage their bottom lines while growing revenue and market share. He earned a BS in Civil Engineering from the University of Maryland at College Park. He also studied business and law at George Washington University and the University of Maryland School of Law. Wick also served as President of CFMA’s Orange County Chapter in 2017.