KBE Building Corp. Congratulates Two New EVPs
FARMINGTON, CT KBE Building Corporation (KBE) has strengthened its Senior Management Team with the recent promotion of James Culkin to Chief Operating Officer and Executive Vice President. Timothy O'Brien, KBE's Chief Financial Officer, has also been promoted to Executive Vice President.
Both Culkin and O'Brien will collaborate on operations-related duties to help the $300 million firm continue its 56 years of success well into the future.
James Culkin | Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer
As Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, Culkin will oversee field operations, procurement services, preconstruction, and estimating, as well as initiatives within marketing and business development. Culkin joined KBE in 1996 and holds a Bachelor of Science in engineering from Penn State University. His previous positions in the company include Project Manager, Project Executive, and Vice President of Procurement and Estimating.
Timothy O'Brien | Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
As Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, O'Brien will now direct all support services for KBE projects, including accounting, administrative, project engineering, and human resources, in addition to ongoing fiscal management of the company and a long term strategic focus. O'Brien also joined KBE in 1996 and holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration in accounting from Bryant University. O'Brien was named Chief Financial Officer in 2010. Previous positions with KBE include Controller and Director of Administration.
"Having spent nearly twenty years with our company, Jim and Tim are the perfect choices for these leadership roles," said KBE President, Chief Executive Officer, and Principal Owner Mike Kolakowski. "I look forward to the expertise they will contribute in their new roles for years to come."