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KLC Announces Change in Ownership

October 15, 2019

Kawartha Lakes Construction is pleased to announce a change in ownership. In 2016, Scott Wootton, founder of KLC, approached his key managers on becoming shareholders. The process is now complete and we…

Kawartha Lakes Construction is pleased to announce a change in ownership. In 2016, Scott Wootton, founder of KLC, approached his key managers on becoming shareholders. The process is now complete and we are happy to announce Mario Yee (Project Development & Sales Manager), Christine Watts (Design Manager) Ben Reynolds (Production Manager) and Kendra Pickett (Finance Manager) as […]

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Garry Douglas Memorial Scholarship

September 24, 2019

Garry Douglas was a devoted professional whose mantra was integrity, innovation and excellence. He was a dedicated project developer and integral member of the Kawartha Lakes Construction team for five…

Garry Douglas was a devoted professional whose mantra was integrity, innovation and excellence. He was a dedicated project developer and integral member of the Kawartha Lakes Construction team for five years. A true master in his field, Garry had a mind not just for tasteful and unique design solutions but also possessed the structural knowledge […]

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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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Meet the Team: Christine Watts, Design Manager

June 17, 2019

In the Beginning In 2004, Christine Watts was working for Linwood Homes in Young’s Point. During this time, she was also freelancing for Scott Wootton, owner of KLC. Christine recalls…

In the Beginning In 2004, Christine Watts was working for Linwood Homes in Young’s Point. During this time, she was also freelancing for Scott Wootton, owner of KLC. Christine recalls “that’s when we had a discussion about bringing design capabilities to KLC. That’s kind of how it all began.” A local to the area, having […]

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Meet the Team: Don Koppin, Project Developer

April 22, 2019

Don Koppin, a Project Developer with KLC, stops to consider the future. He’s very aware of how one generation’s footprint impacts the next, especially in terms of building; and thinking…

Don Koppin, a Project Developer with KLC, stops to consider the future. He’s very aware of how one generation’s footprint impacts the next, especially in terms of building; and thinking ecologically is a matter of practice for him. Don explains his “father always had a garden in the backyard. He was always cautious about materials, […]

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