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Columbia Business Monthly

M. B. Kahn Has Change in Leadership

Dec 21, 2017 01:15PM ● By Kathleen Maris
Main photo: Bob Chisholm. Gallery: Bill Neely, Charles Kahn, Josh Craft.

M. B. Kahn Construction announced that the company’s current CFO and executive vice president, Bob Chisholm, has been named president and COO, and will continue in his role as CFO. In addition, Bill Neely, who will continue as CEO, and Charles Kahn have both been named vice chairmen.

Effective January 1, these promotions will enlarge and strengthen the executive leadership team of M. B. Kahn to facilitate the continuation of the company’s future growth.

Bob Chisholm is a graduate of Bob Jones University in Greenville. He joined the company in 1994 and has had a pivotal role in shaping M. B. Kahn’s culture and transforming the way the company operates.

“I am honored and excited to take on this new role as we move M. B. Kahn beyond 90 years of continuous operation,” said Chisholm. “Bill Neely has been instrumental in realizing the vision of this company, and we will be forever grateful for his long-sighted leadership – he has created an indelible legacy and will continue to be an invaluable resource in his role as CEO and vice chairman.”

M. B. Kahn further announced the promotion of Josh Craft to controller. Craft is a 2004 graduate of Bob Jones University, with a B.S. in Accounting. He will manage the company’s accounting department and provide financial leadership.

“These promotions strengthen M. B. Kahn’s executive leadership, and in so doing, they will improve and strengthen the services we provide to our clients, which is of paramount importance!” said Neely.

About M. B. Kahn:

Founded in 1927, the company is completing its 90th year and is a recognized leader in providing services both as general contractor and construction manager serving markets throughout the Southeast. The company specializes in building commercial, industrial, educational, institutional, and water treatment facilities as well as infrastructure and transportation projects.