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Meet the Team: Mike Forth, Estimator

March 30, 2020

How does a team build trust? They work diligently to set expectations from the beginning. “The first thing really is trust” Mike Forth, estimator and member of KLC’s team offers.…

How does a team build trust? They work diligently to set expectations from the beginning. “The first thing really is trust” Mike Forth, estimator and member of KLC’s team offers. “Communication is something that the team and I believe is very important, because whether it’s $500 or $500,000,” he underscores “ it’s someone’s money and […]

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Meet the Team: Harold Cowen, Project Coordinator

March 9, 2020

A Natural Mentor “I’m the old guy in the field here,” Harold Cowen, one of KLC’s Project Coordinator’s, jokes. As a Project Coordinator, he leads a group of labourers in…

A Natural Mentor “I’m the old guy in the field here,” Harold Cowen, one of KLC’s Project Coordinator’s, jokes. As a Project Coordinator, he leads a group of labourers in the field while mentoring them through each project. Teaching comes easily for Harold. Before starting at KLC, he taught construction at Fleming College. “I really […]

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Meet the Team: Ben Reynolds, Production Manager

January 13, 2020

“Every project is unique, and every project has some memory that I’m never going to forget,” Ben Reynolds, Production Manager at Kawartha Lakes Construction, recalls of his time working as…

“Every project is unique, and every project has some memory that I’m never going to forget,” Ben Reynolds, Production Manager at Kawartha Lakes Construction, recalls of his time working as Project Lead at KLC. He describes the decision to move away from carpentry and into a management role as “kind of a heart-wrenching thing to […]

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Meet the Team: Jenna Ford, Jr. Designer

November 18, 2019

Jenna Ford, Jr. Designer with Kawartha Lakes Construction, recalls “When I was 4 or 5, I was wandering around my family island on Stoney Lake and my grandmother told me…

Jenna Ford, Jr. Designer with Kawartha Lakes Construction, recalls “When I was 4 or 5, I was wandering around my family island on Stoney Lake and my grandmother told me about how my great-grandparents had done the same thing with her when she was my age,”. Jenna’s great-grandparents offered that “if my grandmother was willing […]

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Meet the Team: Mario Yee, Sales & Project Development Manager

August 19, 2019

Early Days at KLC Mario Yee recalls many years ago when he made a call to Kawartha Lakes Construction about a potential construction job. Scott Wootton, KLC’s owner, came over…

Early Days at KLC Mario Yee recalls many years ago when he made a call to Kawartha Lakes Construction about a potential construction job. Scott Wootton, KLC’s owner, came over to interview him in his kitchen. He remembers, as they spoke, Scott shared his vision of their retirement and Mario thought: “‘Where’s this guy coming […]

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Meet the Team: Kendra Pickett, Finance Manager

July 29, 2019

Kendra Pickett, KLC’s Finance Manager, maintains an open-door policy. Kendra explains she’s “a social person in an accounting position which is kind of contrary sometimes. I like to have the…

Kendra Pickett, KLC’s Finance Manager, maintains an open-door policy. Kendra explains she’s “a social person in an accounting position which is kind of contrary sometimes. I like to have the time to focus and work independently, but I love to chat and connect with my co-workers and get to know them as people, not just […]

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Meet the Team: Chelsea Lockhart, Project Coordinator

July 15, 2019

Chelsea Lockhart, Project Coordinator at Kawartha Lakes Construction, has plenty of questions, and one piece of advice. That advice, for those looking to build or renovate, is ask lots of…

Chelsea Lockhart, Project Coordinator at Kawartha Lakes Construction, has plenty of questions, and one piece of advice. That advice, for those looking to build or renovate, is ask lots of questions: “Do your research, because there many details that go into building a house that for some clients, it just slips their mind, or they […]

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Meet the Team: Damien Morgan, Project Consultant

June 24, 2019

As both a natural-born performer and trained pianist, Damien is as versatile as he is talented. He recalls being “very comfortable up on a stage in front of people. It…

As both a natural-born performer and trained pianist, Damien is as versatile as he is talented. He recalls being “very comfortable up on a stage in front of people. It wasn’t as much about my playing as it was about how I conducted myself on stage. I was comfortable in front of an audience and […]

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