TRACK 6: General Contracting
President and General Manager
As President, Kent provides strategic leadership to for the company by working with the Board of Directors and management team to establish long range strategies and operating processes that maximize growth, profit, and return on investment. As a Six Sigma Master Blackbelt with 31 years of manufacturing experience, Kent excels at finding lean and innovative methods for creating and producing manufactured components for the construction industry. He prioritizes company activities to ensure performance metrics and objectives are aligned with the company’s strategy and tactical plan. He also ensures operational processes and controls are in place to achieve quality and production targets. On a daily basis, Kent works closely with his experienced leadership team to incorporate up-to-date technology and innovative building/manufacturing methodologies to create an advanced product. Kent and his team have successfully produced thousands of bathrooms supplying products all across the United States.
Learn how bridging design-build was used to create a single construction model on a $101-million project in Des Moines, Iowa. Full 3D-model sharing among all trades and bathroom pods built in a factory in Ohio helped deliver a 330-room convention center ahead of schedule.