Ken Francois is the winner of the Kraus-Anderson Construction Company Mission/Vision Award for July 2015.
Ken is a project manager and works out of the Circle Pines office. He was nominated by Bill Jarvis, project manager from the Minneapolis office. His nomination reads:
“I nominate Ken Francois, project manager, for the Mission/Vision Award for his work with Valspar. Kraus-Anderson’s relationship with Valspar continues due to Ken’s diligent work and hands-on approach. Ken has been the project manager on several projects at Valspar, the most recent being Valspar’s build out of 52,000 s.f. of new offices and support areas at the historic Applied Science and Technology center campus in downtown Minneapolis.
Ken has also successfully completed several additional projects for Valspar over the past two years.
Jackie Barrett of Valspar offers the following comments emphasizing Ken’s dedication to his work.
‘Ken was on top of the details – followed up on a timely basis – and was in control of keeping the project moving forward so we could close out on time and on budget! Ken is very professional, detail-oriented, intelligent, and passionate about what he does. I’m sure KA recognizes he is very valuable in his position. Thanks for supporting Valspar and providing us with outstanding representative to handle the project!’
Ken’s efforts exemplify our core purpose of building enduring relationships and strong communities.
The KA Mission/Vision Awards
The KA Mission/Vision Program identifies and spotlights employee activities that embody and support KA’s core purpose,
Building Enduring Relationships and Strong Communities