KBE Welcomes Industry Veteran Robert Baumann as Project Executive

COLUMBIA, Md., Dec. 13, 2012 — KBE Building Corporation (KBE) (www.kbebuilding.com) welcomes Robert Baumann as Project Executive. He will be based in the firm’s Mid-Atlantic office in Columbia, MD.

As Project Executive, Mr. Baumann is responsible for the overall management of select projects, and works with the KBE team to develop and execute project management quality assurance plans. He ensures that all contractual requirements are met and is ultimately accountable for the project team’s adherence to the client’s schedule and budget.  

Mr. Baumann earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Finance from the University of Maryland and was certified as a LEED Accredited Professional in June 2009.  

Previously, Mr. Baumann was Vice President of Coakley & Williams Construction, an 86-year old construction firm based in Washington, D.C. Mr. Baumann was also previously employed as Senior Project Manager and Vice President of Columbia Construction Company, a Boston-based, $140 million commercial construction firm that serves the northeast and mid-Atlantic.  

“Adding Bob to our Mid-Atlantic team is an exciting, strategic hire for KBE,” said Mike Kolakowski, KBE’s President and CEO. “As our business continues to expand in Maryland, Virginia, Washington D.C., and Delaware, in particular, the addition of another seasoned professional is of paramount importance.”

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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