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Three New Hires at KBE


Simon Bernard / photo: KBE Building Corp.

Robert Leo

Robert Leo / photo: KBE Building Corp.

Brian Patenaude

Brian Patenaude / photo: KBE Building Corp.

Farmington, CT – 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 and quality control manager, Brian Patenaude.

Bernard has 20 years of experience as a project manager in retail, higher education, K-12 schools, and healthcare markets, and 10 years as carpenter foreman.

Leo, a certified land distributor, has 29 years of construction industry experience in hospitality, retail, and senior living markets.

Patenaude, a certified EIFS professional and AWS welding inspector, has 41 years of construction industry experience in retail, higher education, and hospitality markets, including Foxwoods, Mohegan Sun, and Marriott Hotels.