KBE Building Corporation Appoints New Director of Field Operations for Mid-Atlantic Office

Construction industry veteran Robert Baumann promoted from Project Executive

COLUMBIA, Md., March 10, 2014 – KBE Building Corporation has promoted Robert Baumann from Project Executive to Director of Field Operations for the firm’s Mid-Atlantic office in Columbia, Maryland. Mr. Baumann has been with KBE since 2012.

“I’m pleased to welcome Bob to his new position in our Maryland office. Based on his success as a Project Executive, I know he’ll do a stellar job of managing our Mid-Atlantic field operations,” said Eric Brown, KBE principal and Senior Vice President of Operations.

As Director of Field Operations, Mr. Baumann will manage all field construction and project management services for the Mid-Atlantic region. He has more than 30 years’ worth of experience and contacts in the Baltimore and D.C. marketplaces, having developed trusted relationships both in the field and in the office.

Before joining KBE, Mr. Baumann was Vice President of Coakley & Williams Construction, an 86-year-old construction firm based in Washington, D.C. He was also Senior Project Manager and Vice President of Columbia Construction Company, a Boston-based commercial construction firm serving the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic.

Mr. Baumann holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Finance from the University of Maryland. He received his LEED Accredited Professional certification in June 2009.

A high resolution photo of Mr. Baumann 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 provides 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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