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As part of the construction of the new St. Louis Major League Soccer Stadium and district, the ownership group is committed to engaging the community and creating opportunities for minority-owned businesses in St. Louis and the surrounding area.

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ST. LOUIS, MO – Courtney Prentiss has joined Kwame Building Group, Inc. (KWAME) as a Construction Management Intern. Prentiss’ responsibilities include assisting the construction project manager on project responsibilities, including scheduling, cost estimating and other aspects of project performance.

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ST. LOUIS, MO – Bill Smothers has joined Kwame Building Group, Inc. as Chief Estimator. His responsibilities include compiling project estimates in support of KWAME’s role as an owner’s representative.

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We are calling on the community to join us in helping fund the Little Bit Feeding Hope program run by the Little Bit Foundation.

Created in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Little Bit Feeding Hope program brings fresh and shelf-stable groceries, along with hot meals, directly to their doorsteps. For families identified as the highest risk, Little Bit assesses needs on an ongoing basis and connects them with organizations that can assist them with other resources.

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ST. LOUIS, MO – Katina Shannon-Crawford of Spanish Lake, MO has joined Kwame Building Group, Inc. (KWAME) as a Project Administrator. Shannon-Crawford’s responsibilities include contract changes, tracking documents and maintaining staff schedules for the construction management firm’s projects, including the new St. Louis Major League Soccer Stadium and America’s Center expansion.

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Last month, Kwame Building Group CEO Tony Thompson presented to the Ameren Diverse Supplier Mentoring Program about being the “face” of the organization. 

“As the founder of KBG, we knew Tony would be a great guest presenter and he certainly did not disappoint,” said Michael Wild of Burns & McDonnell.

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Kwame Building Group’s own Ashlee Cooksey and Michael Thompson have been selected as one of 33 young professionals for the FOCUS St. Louis® Spring 2020 Emerging Leaders. 

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Kwame Building Group CEO Tony Thompson has been named to the inaugural St. Louis Business Journal Hall of Fame. The honorees were recipients of the publication’s signature awards programs over the years who “continue to have an outsized influence on the business world.” A team of editors considered 1,600 individuals. 

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ST. LOUIS, MO – Martel Hulsey, of Olivette, MO, has joined Kwame Building Group, Inc. (KWAME) as Business Developer and Diversity Monitor. Hulsey’s responsibilities include creating business and marketing opportunities and maintaining existing client communications. As Diversity Monitor, he oversees construction sites to ensure and verify minority involvement on projects.

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ST. LOUIS, MO – Kwame Building Group (KWAME) has begun work on the $1.8 billion Addition to the Washington State Convention Center (WSCC) in Seattle, WA. As a subconsultant to the Clark-Lewis Joint Venture team, KWAME’s role is to augment the project’s quality assurance and quality control staff. The 1.4 million-square-foot expansion is expected to complete in 2021 and open for events in 2022.

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