Comstock's magazine 0519 - May 2019 - Page 95

Special Supplement KITCHELL CEM PROUDLY SERVING SACRAMENTO Memorial Auditorium Project Team F ounded in 1950, Kitchell CEM offers Memorial Auditorium renovations and program, project, and construction Sacramento Community Center Theater. management services, engineering and architectural services, and facility maintenance and management services. “We solve our clients’ needs in the built environment and can help a project from start to finish,” says Russell A. Fox, President. Headquartered in Sacramento since 1982, Kitchell CEM is the largest construction management firm in the greater Sacramento region. “We have offices throughout the western US, but Sacramento is our home,” says Fox. “Our being based here creates myriad Kitchell has served primarily public employment opportunities that benefit sector clients such as cities, counties, this whole region.” and state agencies including the City of Sacramento, Sacramento County, the State Department of General Services, the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation, and many others. The firm has also served numerous local school districts and community college districts, including Sacramento City Unified School District and Los Rios Community College District.  To honor founder Sam Kitchell and his generous philanthropic legacy, this employee-owned company launched their annual Founder’s Day in 2018 as a day of remembrance, community service, and philanthropy. Integral in establishing the event, Ken Harms, Vice President, notes, “Kitchell employees are given a workweek day to volunteer at a nonprofit or school firm donates $25 per employee volunteer management firm by the Sacramento hour to those organizations.” Kitchell CEM conducts work nationwide and has been integral in iconic Sacramento projects. The firm is currently working on the state office building downtown, UC Davis Medical Center, San Juan Unified School District, as well as constructing the 255 employees volunteered 1,013 hours over 10 days benefiting 25 organizations district in the Sacramento area, and the Ranked the number one construction Business Journal for seven years in a row, FOUNDER’S DAY 2018 RECAP: Harms adds, “Our top-quality work has long had a positive impact on Sacramento, and our employees are highly invested in our community. We’re proud to help Sacramento succeed.” Russell A. Fox | President Ken Harms | Vice President Veronica Delgado | Marketing Director 2450 Venture Oaks Way, Suite 500 Sacramento, CA 95833 916.648.9700 May 2019 | 95