Professional Profile: Kenneth Wille 2018

Kenneth Wille

Name: Kenneth Wille

Title: President & CEO

Company: KOW Building Consultants

Location: New York, NY

Birthplace: Huntington, NY

Education: BS in Civil Engineering and Management from Penn State

First job outside of real estate: Butcher shop

First job in real estate or allied field: Phase 1 company 

What do you do now and what are you planning for the future? Run a 30+ person construction engineering and energy firm serving the eastern seaboard of the US.

How do you unwind from a busy day? Bike ride with my daughter or shoot hoops (and lose) with my son.

Favorite book or author: Tuesdays with Morrie by Mitch Albom (I read it every spring.)

Favorite movie: “Braveheart”

Last song you purchased/downloaded? “Ride the Lightning” by Metallica

One word to describe your work environment: Half crazy/half inspiring

Rules to live by in business: Hire right, train right, provide the tools and space and then get out of the way and let your employees thrive 

What is your dream job? Hosting Parts Unknown (may Anthony Bourdain rest in peace.)