Kwame Building Group team members Ashlee Cooksey and Michael Thompson are among just 33 young professionals to be selected for and graduate from the Spring 2020 FOCUS St. Louis® Emerging Leaders program.
ST. LOUIS, MO – Kwame Building Group (KWAME) CEO Tony Thompson has been named to the St. Louis Small Business Monthly Hall of Fame. The inaugural award honors the accomplishments of nine area executives who have made lifetime contributions to St. Louis business.
ST. LOUIS, MO – Construction is complete on a series of projects in the Normandy Schools Collaborative in St. Louis, with Kwame Building Group (KWAME) serving as the construction manager and owner’s representative. The projects, which were funded by Proposition N, a $23 million no-tax- rate increase bond issue, include the new $15 million Normandy Early Learning Center, new library media centers and STEAM studios at Jefferson and Washington Elementary and additions at all elementary schools to reconfigure the schools to a 1st through 8th-grade model.
Fundraising continues for first-generation, college-bound students
ST. LOUIS, MO — Because of the impact of the coronavirus pandemic, The Kwame Foundation has canceled its 17th annual golf tournament, which raises tens of thousands of dollars each year for scholarships for first-generation, college-bound students. The Kwame Foundation, a 501c(3) organization, is fundraising online so they can continue to help students. Donations can be made at www.kwamefoundation.org/donate
Quality control is important for any large-scale job. When it comes to the Washington State Convention Center (WSCC) Addition project, which will create 6,000 jobs during construction, that project management assistance becomes even more critical. Luckily, Anthony Thompson and his team at KWAME Building Group are up to the task.
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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.
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.
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.
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.
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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