News | 07/13/2012
Kwame Building Group (KWAME) announced that Joshua Randall has been promoted to President of the St. Louis-based construction management firm. Former KWAME President and Founder Anthony (Tony) Thompson will continue as CEO and Chairman of the Board.
Randall previously served as Vice President of Business Development, responsible for KWAME's record growth over the past seven years despite the downturn in the economy. He has secured numerous multi-million dollar contracts with clients across the United States, including Seattle-Tacoma International Airport, Dallas Fort Worth (DFW) International Airport, the Port Authority of Allegheny County (Pittsburgh), Lambert-Saint Louis International Airport, the Metropolitan St. Louis Sewer District, St. Louis Community College, Harris-Stowe State University, St. Louis Public Schools and others.
Randall joined KWAME as a Sales Engineer in 2004. He was promoted to Director of Business Development in 2005 and to Vice President in 2006. He graduated from Purdue University with a degree in electrical engineering. Randall began his career at Hewlett-Packard where he exceeded his sales goal by 150 percent. He later joined LuxN Inc., a fiber optic startup where he secured a multi-million-dollar contract with Time Warner.
Active in the community, Randall is a mentor in the Gentlemen's Club at Carnahan High School and serves on the St. Louis Science Center Emerging Leaders Board, the St. Louis Regional Business Council Young Leaders Steering Committee and the Board of Trustees for his children's school. He also is a member of the St. Louis Council of Construction Consumers Diversity Committee and was named to the St Louis Business Journal's "40 under 40" list. Randall is married and has two children.
Kwame Building Group (KWAME) is a pure program and construction management firm providing estimating, scheduling, project planning, value engineering and other project management services as an independent advocate for owners and developers. KWAME has been named to the "Top 100 Construction Management-for-Fee/PM Firms" by Engineering News Record, the construction industry's leading news and analysis publication.