Edgemoor Team Announces Third Class of Kansas City Strategic Partnership Program

The Edgemoor Team will kick off its 2019-2020 Kansas City Strategic Partnership Program (KC SPP) this September and is pleased to count more than 40 Kansas City-based small business owners as participants. The KC SPP is designed to build small business capacity by providing participants with the knowledge and tools to better manage their business and capitalize on future opportunities. The executive MBA-style course includes a curriculum of interactive weekly classes taught by Edgemoor Team professionals and local industry experts and is offered at no cost to Kansas City-based MBE, WBE, DBE, SLBE, and Veteran-owned firms. The 2019-2020 program will begin with a day-long orientation on Wednesday, September 4, at the Morningstar Youth & Family Life Center in East Kansas City.

The following individuals (and companies) have been selected for the 2019 – 2020 KC SPP class:

  • Above All Staffing, Ivan Weldon

  • Amiglia Design Group, Amy Migliazzo

  • BIG REALTY, Damon Goodrich

  • Blue Chip Roofing & Waterproofing, LaTanya Scott

  • BW Cline Company, Laloni Jones

  • CJ Industries, Melinda Rocha

  • Davey Wiring Solutions, Shawn Davey

  • DG Lawnscaping, Trace Graves

  • East of Red ArtHouse, Sheri Hall

  • Executive Property Construction, Aaron Clary

  • FRP Agency, Martha Flores

  • GG & Company/The Mecca Business Group, GG Owens

  • Hand Me Land Real Estate Investment Company, Danauel Grayson

  • His and Hers Home Remodeling, Kamika Williams

  • Intelligent Print Management, Wendy Fergerson

  • JaBez & Sons, Fabian Tinner

  • KJ4 Consulting, K. Johnson

  • KRM Consulting, Keara McKinley

  • Lane Blueprint, Glenn Lane

  • Lightning Electric, Charles Bullock

  • Lion’s Plumbing, Adam Leon

  • MJ Builders, Mark Jamierson

  • P & R Mechanical, Ron Hearron

  • Palawan, Daniel Sykes

  • Peak Roofing & Mechanical, Sheldon Gray

  • Phronesis, Tiffany Taylor-Duggan

  • Print ZPS, Martin Bass

  • Rising Construction Services, Kristen Rising

  • River Works Electric, Tami Jordan

  • Sankofa Construction, Gregg Kolase

  • SGPro, Tiffany Cody

  • Signs Now, Debbie Pruett

  • Stell Trucking & Heavy Equipment, Michael Fierro

  • Tanner & Son Trucking Co., Alecksus Lewis

  • The Sloan Agency, TJ O’Connor

  • Thomas 58 Construction, Derrion Thomas

  • Triple 777 Construction, Cheryl Williams

  • Vine Contractors, Cesar Mendez

  • Williams Beauty Bar, Michelle Williams

  • Works & Pictures Corporation, Dana Foster

  • 2 Dream Property Management, Richetta Porter

“We are excited to kick off our third KC SPP class,” said Kelvin Caple, MBE/WBE Program Manager for Clark | Weitz | Clarkson. “In addition to our commitment to build a new and better terminal at KCI, our team is committed to enhancing the size, scope, and scale of the local subcontractor community, with a specific focus on small veteran-, women-, and minority-owned businesses and disadvantaged firms.”

A total of 54 graduates have successfully completed the KC SPP. To date, six graduates have gone on to successfully compete for contracts on the KCI New Terminal Project, including:

  • Alpha Energy

  • Axiom Construction Group

  • Dye Electric

  • From the Ground Up Photography

  • Hartline Construction

  • Richardson Hauling

The Strategic Partnership Program was developed 13 years ago by Clark Construction Group, lead member of the construction joint venture team, Clark | Weitz | Clarkson. The program, which is now offered in seven cities around the country, including Kansas City, has more than 800 graduates nationwide.

About Edgemoor Infrastructure & Real Estate

A leader in the development, financing, and operations of public buildings, infrastructure, and commercial real estate, Edgemoor Infrastructure & Real Estate has delivered (or has under construction) approximately $4 billion of public-private partnerships (P3s) nationally, including the KU Central District Development project in Lawrence, KS; the Governor George Deukmejian Courthouse and Long Beach Civic Center projects in Long Beach, CA; and the University of California, San Francisco Sandler Neuroscience Center.

For more information on the KCI New Terminal project, or the Edgemoor Team, visit www.kci-edgemoor.com or follow kciedgemoor on Twitter and Facebook.

About Clark | Weitz | Clarkson, A Joint Venture

Clark | Weitz | Clarkson (CWC) is a joint venture comprised of Clark Construction Group, LLC, The Weitz Company, and local heavy civil contractor, Clarkson Construction. CWC is a member of the greater Edgemoor Team and is responsible for leading design and construction efforts on the KCI New Terminal project. The team boasts a combined 400 years of construction experience and has successfully delivered complex aviation projects across the country.

For more information on the KCI New Terminal’s construction procurement process, visit www.cwcjv.com.

About Build KCI

At just over one million square feet, the Kansas City International Airport New Terminal, Build KCI, is the largest single infrastructure project in the City’s history. It will have a lasting economic impact on the region in the form of new jobs, opportunities for local and small businesses, and a first-class traveler experience for airport users.

The New Terminal will replace the airport’s existing terminals and is expected to open in early 2023.

Additional details of the project are available at BuildKCI.com and or on social media at @BuildKCI and @kciedgemoor.