TRACK 6: General Contracting
President and General Manager
As President, Kent provides strategic leadership 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 15 years of manufacturing experience, Kent excels at finding lean and innovative methods for creating an advanced product. 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 has successfully implemented many projects, most recently the Champion’s Court student housing facility at the University of Kentucky.
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.