Farmington, CT – KBE Building Corporation recently promoted James Culkin to chief operating officer and executive vice president and Timothy O’Brien to executive vice president.
As EVP and COO, Culkin will oversee field operations, procurement services, preconstruction, and estimating, as well as initiatives within marketing and business development. He joined KBE in 1996. His previous positions in the company include
project manager, project executive, and vice president of procurement and estimating.
As EVP and CFO, 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 was named CFO in 2010. Previous positions with KBE include controller and director of administration.
In addition, two longtime KBE Building Corp. team members, former project managers with the firm, Ross Mezzanotte and Bob Nelson, have been promoted to senior project manager.
Mezzanotte joined KBE in 1995. He served in several roles including project administrator, project estimator, and project manager. He managed key senior living and retail projects including the Whitney Center, Jewish Senior Services, and Stamford Town Center
Nelson joined KBE in 1996. He served as a project superintendent before becoming a project manager. He managed key retail projects including various LA Fitness health clubs, Sierra Suites, Guilford Commons, and Seabrook Commons.