Industry veteran helping solidify KBE’s expertise in K-12 schools, higher education construction
FARMINGTON, Conn., July 23, 2014 – KBE Building Corporation, a $300 million commercial construction firm regionally positioned in the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic, has promoted veteran staff member Adam Moore to Senior Project Manager.
A LEED Accredited Professional and Certified Construction Manager with 19 years of industry experience, Moore received the company’s Safety Award for his consistent and passionate support for the KBE Safety Program. He has been with KBE since 1998. A number of his projects have been recognized by industry organizations, including the new Science Center at Connecticut College, which received recognition from the Associated Builders & Contractors – Connecticut Chapter, Connecticut Building Congress, and the International Partnering Institute.
“It’s my pleasure to promote Adam, given the years of dedication he has contributed to our company,” said KBE principal owner and CEO Mike Kolakowski, who bought the firm in 2007 with fellow senior executives Eric Brown and Simon Etzel.
Formerly Project Manager, Moore will now provide senior-level leadership and direction to project teams.
Moore recently managed the $22-million, 50,000-square-foot renovation and addition at Quinebaug Valley Middle College High School. He is now managing the $9-million, 45,000-square-foot renovation and addition at Connecticut College’s Shain Library, which is part of KBE’s innovative asset reinvestment program at the College.
“In recent years, we’ve made K-12 schools and higher education two of our top markets,” said Kolakowski. “I can attribute much of our success in these markets to Adam’s expertise.”
When it comes to education, KBE is contributing more than construction. The firm has chosen students in Connecticut’s technical high school systems as this year’s beneficiaries of its corporate philanthropic program 50 Ways to Make a Difference.
Established in 2009 to celebrate the firm’s new ownership, name change, and 50 years in business, 50 Ways has helped KBE associates donate more than $1.2 million and 5,000 volunteer hours to charitable causes benefiting children, seniors, and military veterans in Connecticut and Maryland.
A high-resolution photograph of Adam Moore is available here:
About KBE Building Corporation
Regionally located in Farmington, Conn., and Columbia, Md., KBE Building Corporation is a full-service, single-source commercial construction company strategically positioned to serve the Eastern and Mid-Atlantic U.S. Founded in 1959 and incorporated in 1966, the firm is celebrating its 55th year of providing preconstruction, construction management, design-build, and general contracting services to clients in the educational, senior living, federal, corporate, hospitality, health care, institutional, and retail markets. KBE has managed more than $2.5 billion in construction volume over the last decade and is ranked among Engineering News-Record magazine’s top 400 construction companies nationally.
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