MAY 27, 2020

Owen‑Ames‑Kimball Florida Appoints Winfried Krepf Project Manager

Owen‑Ames‑Kimball Company (O‑A‑K), a preeminent general contractor with a longstanding presence in Southwest Florida, has announced the appointment of Winfried Krepf as a project manager in the company’s Naples office. Krepf is currently managing the San Marco Catholic Church and projects for Collier County Public Schools.

Krepf has more than 30 years of experience in the construction industry. He began his career working for international firms with projects in the U.S., Germany, Russia, Middle & Far East, performing as an estimator, site manager, supervisor, project engineer and project manager. Within his commercial, industrial and residential experience, he has managed everything from estimating, plan review, value engineering, pre-construction, scheduling, construction to closeouts of multimillion-dollar projects. He performed contract implementation and start to finish project management for schools, police headquarters, religious buildings and clinics. Most recently, he managed the complete shell construction including change orders and closeout of a 14 story high rise, mixed luxury condo complex which included two subfloor garage levels in southeast Florida.

Krepf attained his 4 year B.S. degree in Construction Management and a concrete technologist certification from the College of Civil Engineering in Aachen, Germany. Before that, he had 3 additional years of trade apprenticeship and journeyman time in concrete, rebar and formwork. After his University graduation, he was invited to join a German-US exchange program for engineers which brought him to the U.S. in 1987. Throughout his career, he has continued his education by participation in university programs, specialty seminars, courses and training for post-tensioning, masonry, contracting, administration, leadership, and supervision.

An employee-owned company, O‑A‑K Florida, Inc.’s Board of Directors is comprised of members from the company’s Florida operations. Owen‑Ames‑Kimball Company has provided premier general contracting, design-build, and construction management services in Southwest Florida since 1982.

O‑A‑K’s Florida operation is an affiliate of its parent company located in Grand Rapids, Michigan. The Florida operation has offices in Collier and Lee counties. Its Lee County office is located at 11941 Fairway Lakes Drive in Fort Myers. Learn more about O.A.K. at www.owen‑ames‑kimball.com.

Winfried Krepf has more than 30 years of experience in the construction industry

In Other News

OAK Lehigh Middle School 5 lr

Owen‑Ames‑Kimball completes the new…

Owen‑Ames‑Kimball completes the new Lehigh Acres Middle School

Owen‑Ames‑Kimball Company (O‑A‑K), a preeminent general…
Lovelettersco 23

Alesha Watchowski Honored as 40 Under 40

Alesha Watchowski Honored as 40 Under 40

Each year, Gulfshore Business magazine selects 40 business…
Cory O Donnell Owen Ames Kimball

Owen‑Ames‑Kimball Florida hires Cory…

Owen‑Ames‑Kimball Florida hires Cory O’Donnell as Marketing Manager

Owen‑Ames‑Kimball Company (O‑A‑K), a preeminent general…
Rockford Stadium 7

Rockford Public Schools Stadium Update

Rockford Public Schools Stadium Update

Hear about the updates to Carlson-Munger Stadium from…
Ferriera Pablo

Owen‑Ames‑Kimball Florida Hires Pablo…

Owen‑Ames‑Kimball Florida Hires Pablo Ferreira as Estimator

Owen‑Ames‑Kimball Company (O‑A‑K), a preeminent general…
Clawson Edwin

Owen‑Ames‑Kimball Florida Hires Edwin…

Owen‑Ames‑Kimball Florida Hires Edwin Clawson as Project Manager

Owen‑Ames‑Kimball Company (O‑A‑K), a preeminent general…
3 presidents OAK

Gulf Coast Business Observer: $300…

Gulf Coast Business Observer: $300 million construction firm builds smooth succession plan

A nice dinner out paved the way for Owen‑Ames‑Kimball to…
Lux Robb

Owen‑Ames‑Kimball Florida Hires Robb…

Owen‑Ames‑Kimball Florida Hires Robb Lux as Superintendent

Owen‑Ames‑Kimball Company (O‑A‑K), a preeminent general…
Kellogsville 8

Kelloggsville Central Elementary Fun…

Kelloggsville Central Elementary Fun Facts

This new, 62,000 sf third through fifth grade building,…
Hudsonville 4

Tour Hudsonville High School with Jeff…

Tour Hudsonville High School with Jeff Weber and Jordan Beel

Currently under construction, this multi-phase expansion at…