Karl Kauffman, LEED AP, was recently named vice president of preconstruction and estimating for Quandel Construction Group, Inc., a Quandel Enterprises Company, a Central Pennsylvania construction management and general contracting firm. Karl’s transitions into the role following the recent appointment of Michael Karcutskie (former vice president of preconstruction and estimating for Quandel Construction Group) to president of Quandel Construction Group.

Based in the firm’s corporate headquarters in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, Kauffman is responsible for the implementation and management of the estimating and preconstruction efforts within the Quandel Construction Group team. Previously serving as a senior project manager, Karl used his communication skills to run efficient and timely projects, keep owners informed, and maintain positive relationship with team members. His technical skills have allowed him to assist in resolving issues and work with various superintendent on planning and implementing the firm’s project schedules.

Karl began his career with Quandel Construction Group in 2003 and over the past 18 years has demonstrated a deep understanding of the construction industry.

“Karl brings exceptional leadership skills to our clients. His creativity, deep commitment to service, and a collaborative style align well with Quandel’s purpose and core values,” said Michael Karcutskie, president of Quandel Construction Groups, Inc. “As we continue to grow and expand our client base, Karl’s experience is an asset to our firm and in meeting our client’s visions and goals.”

Karl is a graduate of The Pennsylvania State University, earning his Bachelor of Architectural Engineering Degree. He is involved in the American Society for Healthcare Engineering, holding a healthcare construction certificate. Karl resides in Newport, Pennsylvania with his wife, Rachel, and their daughter, Kloe.

Established in 1882, Quandel Construction Group, Inc., is a 5th generation, family-owned construction company providing construction management, general construction, design-build, engineering, and development.

Headquartered in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, Quandel was founded in 1882 and has seven offices locations in Eastern and Central Pennsylvania and one in Abingdon, Maryland for its family of companies that include Quandel Construction Group, Pyramid Construction, Performance Construction, and J. Vinton Schafer. These companies specialize in construction management, general contracting, design-build, and heavy concrete construction services. Engineering New Record (ENR) repeatedly ranks Quandel in the mid-range on its list of the nation’s Top 400 General Contractors. For more information, visit www.quandel.com or connect with us on Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn.