MAY 21, 2019

Owen‑Ames‑Kimball Welcomes Six Interns

Owen‑Ames‑Kimball Company (O‑A‑K), a premier general contractor with a longstanding presence in Southwest Florida, welcomes six interns: Anthony Arfuso, Eric Burgess, Jarret Halley, David Lozano, Quinn Rudler and Ayberk Vergul. The interns will work with the O‑A‑K team to gain first-hand experience into the field of construction contracting and management, developing the knowledge and skills that will help them prepare for success in future careers within the industry.

Arfuso, a graduate of Estero High School is a junior at Florida Gulf Coast University (FGCU), studying civil engineering. He is an FGCU Engineering ambassador and an American Institute of Steel Construction (AISC) Steel Bridge competitor.

Burgess is studying civil engineering at FGCU. From Middlebury, Indiana, he anticipates pursuing a career in the engineering field following his graduation in spring 2021.

Halley is pursuing his Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering at FGCU and expects to graduate in spring 2020. He has wanted to be a civil engineer since participating in Project Lead the Way, a high school STEM program in New Port Richey, Florida.

Lozano holds a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering from the University of Colombia and a postgraduate degree in Project Management from El Bosque University, both in Bogota, Colombia. He is currently pursuing an Associate of Science in Architectural Design and Construction Technology at Florida Southwestern State College (FSW).

Rudler received his Bachelor of Arts in Interdisciplinary Entrepreneurship from FGCU in May, 2019. While studying at FGCU he was accepted into and participated in Lutgert College’s interdisciplinary Runway Program, a 16-week business incubator.

Vergul earned his associate degree from FSW and is studying civil engineering at FGCU. After graduation, he plans to work in civil engineering and eventually pursue a postgraduate degree in architecture.

In Other News

Social thumbnail

Construction tour: Ottawa County Road…

Construction tour: Ottawa County Road Commission

Ottawa County Road Commission's new Coopersville…
News O A K hires eight new employees 2019

O‑A‑K Welcomes Eight New Employees

O‑A‑K Welcomes Eight New Employees

(GRAND RAPIDS, MI) January 16, 2020 – Owen‑Ames‑Kimball…
Peace River Baptist Church

Owen‑Ames‑Kimball Completes Peace River…

Owen‑Ames‑Kimball Completes Peace River Baptist Church

Owen‑Ames‑Kimball Company (O‑A‑K) has completed the…
Selects 12 2019 Bodman 99 Monroe V2 1 00 00 46 00 Still007 2

Downtown Dave gives tour of Bodman PLC…

Downtown Dave gives tour of Bodman PLC build out

For the past six years, Dave DeShone has been working…
FHC Front Entry 6x8 lr

Owen‑Ames‑Kimball Completes 62,000…

Owen‑Ames‑Kimball Completes 62,000 Square Foot Lehigh Acres Medical Complex for Family Health Centers

Owen‑Ames‑Kimball Company (O‑A‑K) has completed the new…
Capture

From our family to yours, Merry…

From our family to yours, Merry Christmas!

In the spirit of the giving season, annually, O‑A‑K adopts…
Cade Dammen Landscape

Cade Dammen named O‑A‑K's Director of…

Cade Dammen named O‑A‑K's Director of Field Operations

Owen‑Ames‑Kimball Co. (O‑A‑K), local professional…
Selects 00 13 33 21 Still005

Progress Video: Fruitport High School…

Progress Video: Fruitport High School Construction

Bond Summary: The $50 million bond program at Fruitport…
Ahmad Kynard OAK

Owen‑Ames‑Kimball Florida Appoints…

Owen‑Ames‑Kimball Florida Appoints Ahmad Kynard Project Manager

Owen‑Ames‑Kimball Company (O‑A‑K), a premier general…
Selects 00 04 46 01 Still002

O‑A‑K leaders conduct inaugural…

O‑A‑K leaders conduct inaugural strategic planning workshop

On November 6, 2019, O‑A‑K held a strategic planning…