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Kent Kampwerth

EVP of Operations

US Army Corp of Engineers: Construction Quality Management Certification

It’s been many years since his childhood days of building tree houses using leftover material from his neighbor’s construction company. Now, Kent’s on his 25th year with River City Construction and serves as the Principal-in-Charge of projects originating from the Benton, Illinois office. His project experience includes Federal Government and Military Facilities (USACE, GSA, Air National Guard, Base Civil Engineering) water and wastewater treatment facilities, educational facilities, correctional facilities, commercial facilities, and manufacturing facilities. Kent also holds a certificate from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers in Construction Quality Management and serves on a few boards for various construction and leadership.

Alma Mater

Southwestern Illinois College, Associate of Science Degree – Construction Management Technology

Community & Industry Involvement

Southern Illinois Builders Association of A.G.C. – Past President and Board Member
Carpenters Pension Fund of Illinois – Trustee
CDB Advisory Board – Member
Leadership Council Southwestern Illinois – Board Member
Southern Illinois University Edwardsville, Leadership Advisory Board – Board Member

River City Construction

What is your favorite River City Construction project you have worked on? What was your role in the project?

TRANSCOM at SAFB where I was the Project Manager. This project was very challenging but highly rewarding – just how I like them!

What’s your favorite show to binge watch?

Shawshank Redemption

How do you spend your free time?

I enjoy home repair projects and playing a few rounds of golf on the weekends. And an avid St. Louis Cardinals, St. Louis Blues and Ex Rams Fan.