Owen‑Ames‑Kimball Company (O‑A‑K), a preeminent general contractor with a longstanding presence in Southwest Florida, has announced the promotion of Alesha Watchowski to senior project manager.
Watchowski joined O‑A‑K in 2014 as a project manager assistant and was promoted to project manager in 2017. She specializes in K-12 construction, renovations, broadcasting and media, government and safety-sensitive projects. Watchowski has been responsible for high-profile projects for the School District of Lee County, Fort Myers Broadcasting Company, the Diocese of Venice, Rasmussen University, Charlotte County Public Schools, Lee County Government, Lee County Port Authority, Chico's F.A.S., Habitat for Humanity, and Florida SouthWestern State College.
“Alesha has a proven record of completing projects on time and within budget while meeting our quality standards,” said Matthew Zwack, president of O‑A‑K Florida. “Her experience and commitment to our clients and our industry are a great asset to our growing company.”
Watchowski graduated cum laude with both an Associate of Applied Science in Civil Engineering Technology and a Bachelor of Science in Construction Management from Ferris State University in Big Rapids, Michigan. She is a member of the Sigma Lambda Chi International Construction Honors Society. Watchowski was honored as a recipient of Gulfshore Business magazine’s 2021 40 Under 40. She is an O‑A‑K shareholder.
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.
Alesha has a proven record of completing projects on time and within budget while meeting our quality standards. Her experience and commitment to our clients and our industry are a great asset to our growing company. -Matthew Zwack, president of O‑A‑K Florida