JULY 16, 2021

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

Owen‑Ames‑Kimball Company (O‑A‑K), a preeminent general contractor with a longstanding presence in Southwest Florida, has announced the hiring of Edwin Clawson as project manager.

Clawson started his career as an architectural draftsman of construction documents and assisted and configured codes and permitting processes for multiple projects. From there, he moved into leading teams for new construction projects and coordination of mechanical, electrical, and plumbing, civil, and Americans with Disabilities Act requirements. Clawson has worked on projects across the United States and lead architectural project teams that produced drawings in a Malaysia office for projects in the United States. He graduated from Collin College in Plano, Texas, with an Associate of Arts degree.

“Edwin is well-versed in client satisfaction and is a confident leader in all construction processes from concept through completion,” said Matthew Zwack, president of O‑A‑K Florida. “He demonstrates exceptional communication skills and can make critical decisions during challenges.”

Clawson is currently managing the 28,500 S.F. Naples Airport General Aviation Terminal Improvements and multiple projects for the Collier County Public Schools under the continuing contracts program.

An employee-owned company, O‑A‑K Florida, Inc.’s board of directors, comprises 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.

“Edwin is well-versed in client satisfaction and is a confident leader in all construction processes from concept through completion,” said Matthew Zwack, president of O‑A‑K Florida. “He demonstrates exceptional communication skills and can make critical decisions during challenges.”

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