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Stephen Kempe

Learn more about J.S. Held's recent acquisitions of VWM Analytics and Twenty First Century Engineering.

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Steve is a senior consultant working out of Salt Lake City, Utah. He has over 25 years of diverse construction experience, including project management, cost estimation, quality assurance, and a comprehensive knowledge of general construction management techniques.

Before joining the team at J.S. Held in 2017, Steve worked in the restoration industry. He has multiple years of experience dealing with property loss due to fire, water, wind, and mold. He is accurate and efficient in assessing proposals and schedules for demanding construction projects.

From 2002 to 2008, Utah State Capitol underwent a major restoration and seismic base isolation. Steve had a unique dual role as superintendent and project engineer for Hunt Construction Group. In his key roles, he was responsible for the exterior and interior stone restoration, the artistic interior painting, and the terracotta restoration of the exterior drum and dome.

Steve brings an excitement for the trade, diligent work ethics and the ability to complete projects efficiently. When he has time to spare, you will either find Steve in his shop woodworking or in the mountains riding his mountain bike.