LCK is pleased to announce that Kenneth Rawls and James Benson have joined its project management team in Columbia, SC.
Rawls, who has an extensive background in construction and construction management, is joining LCK as a Project Manager. Prior to LCK, he served as the Director of Facilities Management for Newberry School District and Construction Manager for Richland County School District One. His project management expertise, particularly with K-12 projects, makes him an invaluable addition to LCK’s team.
Benson, who began working in 2016 as a Project Management Intern, has been promoted and has begun working full-time as an Assistant Project Manager. A recent graduate of the University of South Carolina, Benson received a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering with a focus on structural engineering. In addition to his internship with LCK, he gained experience at a local structural engineering firm.
“It is exciting to bring great talent like Kenneth and James into our project management team,” said Mickey Layden, President of LCK. “Together, these two individuals bring a combination of technical construction expertise and fresh engineering ideas, which will be leveraged to enhance the services we provide to our clients.”
LCK is a privately held woman-owned business (WOB) jointly owned by majority partner, Mickey Layden, and Colliers International South Carolina. Since 1994, LCK has delivered a project management alternative for development of new facilities and for renovations. LCK’s experience in Office, Retail, Industrial, Municipal/Government, Non-Profit, Healthcare, Educational, Religious/Churches and Special Use projects has proven to be a preferred solution for many owners statewide. Project planning, cost control, schedule compliance and quality management routinely generate cost savings for each of LCK’s clients.