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ABC Names Kwest Group 2024 Contractor of the Year

PERRYSBURG, OH — Associated Builders and Contractors names Kwest Group, headquartered in Perrysburg, Ohio, its 2024 Contractor of the Year. This award recognizes member companies for corporate integrity and commitment to safety, professional development, and expert workforce development. The award was presented at the 34th annual Excellence in Construction Awards during ABC Convention 2024 in Orlando, Florida.

“As a growth-focused, innovative contractor that prioritizes hiring veterans and is committed to the total human health of its workforce, Kwest exemplifies ABC’s values of safety, quality, and fair and open competition,” said 2024 National Chair of the ABC Board of Directors Buddy Henley, President, Henley Construction Co. Inc., Gaithersburg, Maryland. “By putting its people first, Kwest achieves success for everyone — and that’s why they are our 2024 Contractor of the Year.”

The Contractor of the Year is selected by ABC’s National Executive Committee for embodying the values outlined in the association’s bylaws. A member of ABC since 2007, Kwest is an ABC Top Performer and an ABC Accredited Quality Contractor. The contractor has achieved the Diamond level in ABC’s STEP Safety Management System and won numerous National Safety Excellence Awards as well as ABC Excellence in Construction Awards.

Founded in 2003, Kwest Group has grown from a small regional civil contractor in northwest Ohio into an employee-owned heavy contractor that is licensed to work in 41 states. The company has more than 330 full-time employees and has regional offices in Dublin, Ohio; Roanoke, Virginia; and Dallas, Texas. With annual revenues approaching $150 million, Kwest specializes in the energy/renewables, petrochemical/industrial, rail, and federal/public markets.

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