• Kitchell recognized for Community Impact at ACE Awards
    For the employee-owners of Kitchell Corp., maintaining the legacy of the company’s founder to support their communities is not a duty, it’s an honor. “Sam Kitchell established a legacy of giving back to our community,” said Jim Swanson, Kitchell’s CEO. “Over the years we have maintained and built on that reputation, supporting education, arts organizations and social causes that are important to the communities where we build and reside. And quite frankly, it’s the right thing to do.” Since its founding in 1950, the company and its employees have become heavily invested, both monetarily and emotionally, in the communities where they work and live. Kitchell has contributed time, people, equipment and money to a number of nonprofit organizations around the Valley that focus on social services and education. The money given to these organizations comes from the company itself, as well as its Kitchell Employee Foundation. The 501(c)3 foundation is funded through employee payroll deductions and/or individual contributions, plus a match. “When we established our foundation, we wanted to be able to enhance the giving of our employees and encourage them to contribute by matching their donations,” Swanson said. “Because they were the main contributors, we surveyed them about causes that are important to them and offered them the opportunity to direct their giving. Each year the list of organizations we support has grown and evolved.” One way Kitchell motivates its employees to give is by holding quarterly Read More
    Source: Kitchell ProgressPublished on 2017-11-07
  • Shane Mahan, builder of some of Santa Barbara’s finest homes
    Curious about what it takes to build some of the finest luxury estates across the West Coast? Check out this dynamic feature on our own Custom Homes Executive, Shane Mahan. Shane was featured in Snyder Diamond “Design on Tap.” The post Shane Mahan, builder of some of Santa Barbara’s finest homes appeared first on Kitchell Progress. Read More
    Source: Kitchell ProgressPublished on 2017-10-30
  • ENR honors UC San Diego Jacobs Medical Center with Award of Merit
    One of our landmark projects in California received honors recently in ENR’s annual awards. Read the full story at this link. The post ENR honors UC San Diego Jacobs Medical Center with Award of Merit appeared first on Kitchell Progress. Read More
    Source: Kitchell ProgressPublished on 2017-10-30