Three New Hires Bring Even More Depth to KBE Building Corp. Team

Simon Bernard, Robert Leo, Brian Patenaude all based in firm’s Northeast office

FARMINGTON, Conn., April 16, 2015 – KBE Building Corporation is adding key project staff to its Northeast operations, with the recent hire of two new Project Managers, Simon Bernard and Robert Leo, and a new Safety & Quality Control Manager, Brian Patenaude.

KBE’s Newest Team Members

Simon Bernard, Project Manager

  • BS, Civil Engineering, University of Miami
  • 10 years as carpenter foreman
  • 20 years Project Manager
  • ASHE, LEED AP, OSHA 30-Hour certifications
  • Project management experience in retail, higher education, K-12 schools, and healthcare markets

Robert Leo, Project Manager

  • BS, Building Construction, Auburn University
  • 29 years construction industry experience
  • Certified Land Distributor, OSHA 30-Hour Certification
  • Project management experience in hospitality, retail, senior living markets

Brian Patenaude, Safety & Quality Control Manager

  • AA, Mechanical Engineering, Thames Valley State Technical College
  • 41 years construction industry experience
  • LEED AP Prep Course, Quality Construction Control Management Course – US Army Corps of Engineers (USACE)
  • Certified EIFS Professional, AWS Certified Welding Inspector, OSHA 30-Hour Certification
  • Project management experience in retail, higher education, and hospitality markets, including Foxwoods, Mohegan Sun, and Marriott Hotels

Photographs of Simon Bernard, Robert Leo, and Brian Patenaude are available below:

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Caption: Simon Bernard, Project Manager at KBE Building Corporation

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Caption: Robert Leo, Project Manager at KBE Building Corporation

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Caption: Brian Patenaude, Safety & Quality Control Manager at KBE Building Corporation

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. Learn more at www.kbebuilding.com.

Media Contact: Jonelle Lawhorn | KBE Director of Marketing

t: 860.284.7431| c: 860.836.7517 | f: 860.284.7831 | e: jlawhorn@kbebuilding.com

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