Scott Kimzey accepted to prestigious Leadership Kansas
Kansas City, MO (March 21, 2019) – Leadership Kansas recently accepted Scott Kimzey, a director on the McCownGordon Construction estimating team, to its Class of 2019 program. The Leadership Kansas Board of Trustees selected 40 nominees based on their level of responsibility, potential for continual leadership in Kansas, and evidence of professional and personal improvement since completing their formal education.
Scott has more than 20 years’ experience in the construction industry. His depth of estimating experience gives him the knowledge needed to develop creative cost-saving solutions which help project owners achieve their goals. Over his career, Scott has worked on projects in a wide variety of market sectors including manufacturing and industrial, science and technology, corporate office, civic and higher education including such significant higher education projects as Kansas University Central District (P3), Kansas State University Engineering Hall and the Kansas State University Central Utility Plant. Scott acts as a leader in the preconstruction process for McCownGordon, working closely with trade partners, design teams and owners to deliver comprehensive preconstruction services. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in construction science and management from Kansas State University.
At McCownGordon, Scott serves as a guide and mentor for all company associates, both in preconstruction services as well as other areas. In joining Leadership Kansas, Scott serves as a member of one of the most revered leadership programs in the country. He expanded his leadership skills through participating in and playing a pivotal role in numerous organizations, including Lawrence Chamber of Commerce, Leadership Lawrence and serving as an Appeals Member on the City of Lawrence Board of Zoning. Upon completion of the Leadership Kansas program, Scott is prepared to shoulder more responsibilities armed with resources from a vast network of business and public sector contacts across the state.
“Scott embodies the McCownGordon philosophy of leadership, and his recent appointment to Leadership Kansas shows his drive to continue developing those skills,” said Chris Stanton, Vice President of Preconstruction Services for McCownGordon. “We are thrilled to have an associate contributing to such a group of diverse, established leaders from across the state, and adding valuable insight to discussions about the most important issues in Kansas.”
McCownGordon Construction is recognized as one of the region’s largest construction managers with offices in both Missouri and Kansas. Focused on core values of integrity, relationships and performance, McCownGordon is committed to building collaborative partnerships and specializing in construction management, design-build, sustainable construction and general contracting. With strong experience and expertise in a variety of market sectors, the company is 100 percent employee owned and has been named one of the Best Places to Work in Kansas City by the Kansas City Business Journal for the past 14 years and ranks as a Fortune 2018 top 20 best mid-size company to work for. More information about McCownGordon is available at www.mccowngordon.com.