Joe Simile, left, is new president and chief operating officer of Simile Construction Service in Modesto, CA. It was co-founded by his father, Guy Simile, right, who will continue as board chairman and CEO. The moves were announced Jan. 8, 2019.
Joe Simile, left, is new president and chief operating officer of Simile Construction Service in Modesto, CA. It was co-founded by his father, Guy Simile, right, who will continue as board chairman and CEO. The moves were announced Jan. 8, 2019. Simile Construction Service
Joe Simile, left, is new president and chief operating officer of Simile Construction Service in Modesto, CA. It was co-founded by his father, Guy Simile, right, who will continue as board chairman and CEO. The moves were announced Jan. 8, 2019. Simile Construction Service

John Holland covers breaking news and has been with the Modesto Bee since 2000. He has covered agriculture for the Bee and at newspapers in Sonora and Visalia. He was born and raised in San Francisco and has a journalism degree from UC Berkeley.