Progress 64 West Excellence in
Community Development Award
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About Mia Rose Holdings LLC

Mia Rose Holdings LLC (MRH) is a Chesterfield, MO based commercial real estate development company owned and operated by Tom Kaiman. Tom formed the company in 2014, and named it after his daughter Mia Rose Kaiman, to focus on providing real estate development solutions for the region. After 15 years of design and construction experience and the oversight of over $1 Billion in development, Tom saw a need in the region to align resources and partnerships to support the growing needs of the community related to real estate development.

Mia Rose Holdings actively acquires real estate to support a vision needed in the community and puts partnerships in place to execute the vision. Mia Rose Holdings has surrounded itself by the best and brightest in the industry in commercial brokerage, engineering, architectural and construction services in order to provide first class overall development services.






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Tom Kaiman
Founder/President

Tom Kaimain brings more than 22 years of commercial and multi-family design and construction experience, including the oversight of over $1 Billion in development. He has an extensive track record developing construction projects across the United States ranging in size from $50,000 to $250,000,000 in diverse industries.

From the beginning of his career, Tom combined his love and insight into hockey to grow a specialty expertise in ice rink and sports facility development and construction. He played professional hockey in the AHL and ECHL before starting his engineering and construction career. In fact, Tom’s first construction challenge was to design and build the St. Louis Blues Practice Facility in Hazelwood, MO.

By 2009, Tom was leading his firm’sWalton’s St. Louis Divisional office as the Vice President of Operations overseeing 60 staff members and $150,000,000 in annual revenue. In 2010, Tom joined S. M. Wilson & Co., a different top 400 Engineering News Record Contractor as a Project Executive and one of the ten individual shareholders. He ultimately was promoted to Director of Operations where he was responsible for a 75 member staff executing over $200,000,000 in annual revenues. In this position, he oversaw all of the construction operations across all of the business units – Healthcare, Education, Federal/Milcon, Industrial, Retail and Commercial.

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Jim Cook
Principal

Principal Jim Cook brings more than 25 years of experience investing in and developing commercial and residential properties as well as franchising and operating restaurants. Cook is a commercial real estate developer, restaurateur and a private lender that makes investments worldwide. Mia Rose Holdings began partnering with Cook on specific developments five years ago and formalized a partnership through Mia Rose Holdings in 2021.

Cook opened his first Imo's Pizza franchise in 1993 and now operates seven locations throughout the St. Louis region with his wife Amy. In 2014, he and his business partner opened their first Sugarfire Smokehouse in a retail center that Cook owns in St. Charles County. The popular restaurant now franchises locations and there are currently 15 Sugarfire Smokehouse restaurants throughout Missouri, Illinois, Colorado, Texas and Florida.



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Joyce Morgan
Director of Finance

Joyce Morgan brings nearly 25 years of construction industry experience to Mia Rose Holdings. Joyce is a partner on key development projects and is the property owner and manager at Mia Rose Holdings' Timber Ridge multifamily complex in Hillsboro, Missouri.

Joyce most recently was the Diversity Coordinator for a large, national general contractor. In that role, she helped hire numerous women and minority contractors and apprentices on projects. She also supported minority-owned subcontractors with accounting, payroll, and documentation on projects in a range of industries, including City Foundry STL, the Link in the Loop office and retail building, Mills Properties mixed-use development, Shriners Hospitals for Children, and the City of St. Louis' O’Fallon Recreation Complex. She previously held roles as the Executive Assistant for Operations and the Warranty and Service Division Coordinator.

Joyce has been honored with the MOKAN CCAC Private Sector Executives of the Year Award and received the Inclusion Advocacy Award from the St. Louis Council of Construction Consumers. She is a member of numerous community and professional organizations, including PEOPLE St. Louis Board Member, Mers Goodwill Volunteer and Clean Sweep Organizer and Volunteer. Clean Sweep is a large-scale, highly charged neighborhood clean-up initiative.



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Nathan Wever
Development Manager

Nathan Wever brings valuable construction and real estate industry expertise to Mia Rose Holdings including work on public to private projects across the United States, ranging from $1 million to over $200 million. His extensive industry knowledge is built on more than 16 years in construction engineering, consulting and contracting as well as investment property acquisitions and ownership.

As Development Manager, Nathan oversees all aspects of the real estate development process from site acquisition to due diligence through construction to stabilization. He leverages his diverse background in a variety of construction practices and a bachelor's degree in Construction Management from University of Central Missouri to develop and implement strategic planning, project management and financial oversight for commercial development projects. Nathan has a proven record of aligning his clients’ needs with budgetary constraints, exceeding expectations and building strong relationships both locally and nationally.

Nathan is a graduate of the Construction Institute Leadership Program at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville and is involved in a variety of community organizations. He is currently the Treasurer for Eagle’s Wings, Team Leader for the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation Xtreme Hike and a volunteer with the Joshua Chamberlain Society.



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Lance French
Development Manager

Lance French brings extensive project engineering experience on construction projects for major brands including Amazon, Home Depot, Dollar General and Chewy.com. He has managed more than four million square feet of warehouse construction projects totaling $275 million. Lance holds a bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering from the University of Missouri in Columbia.

As Development Manager, Lance will provide strategic planning to help advance the firm’s vision and is responsible for overseeing select real estate development projects across the St. Louis region and in Northwest Arkansas, including maintaining project budget and schedule.