April 1, 2014

Kenneth J. Lattanzi

Kenneth J. Lattanzi

(Bannockburn, Illinois)- James A. Brucato and Mark E. Augustyn, owners of Principle Construction Corp., are pleased to announce that their firm has hired Kenneth J. Lattanzi, P.E., LEED AP as Senior Project Manager. Lattanzi brings with him more than 30 years of experience in commercial construction, with a focus in the office, industrial and hospitality fields.

Most recently, Lattanzi worked at Frederick Quinn Corporation. He holds a bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering from the University of Illinois at Chicago.  He is a licensed professional engineer with an emphasis on structural systems.  As LEED AP he has been instrumental in the completion of several LEED projects.

Ken has overseen the successful completion of numerous projects throughout his career including the expansion of the Greenbelt Cultural Center in North Chicago, IL; the construction of a new Operations and Public Safety Facility for the Lake County Forest Preserve in Lindenhurst, IL; the renovation of the Historic Livingston County Court House in Pontiac, IL; and the Historic Genesee Theater in Waukegan, IL.  He has experience in both green and historic buildings, and has supervised integrated teams of engineers, architects and various other craftsmen.

Lattanzi, who is also on the Membership Committee of the Lake County Contractors Association, started work at Principle in March 2014.  He will be in providing direction for several projects including:  Ben’s Rental, a retail Build-To-Suit in Hodgkins, IL and Hwacheon Machinery America a Design-Build building renovation and addition in Lincolnshire, IL.

“We are very excited to have Ken on board with us,” stated Mark Augustyn, Chief Operating Officer of Principle Construction Corp.  “Ken’s design expertise, construction knowledge and experience will be of significant value to us.  We are looking forward to the value he will add to our customer’s experience with Principle.”

Principle Construction Corp. is a leading design/build general contracting firm that has been serving the Chicago Metro, Southern Wisconsin and Northwest Indiana industrial markets since 1999.  Specializing in the design and construction of manufacturing, warehouse and distribution, medical, office, laboratory and food processing facilities, Principle has built a solid reputation for providing unsurpassed service to its clients and the ability to successfully complete even the most complex projects. Additionally, Principle has extensive expertise in expansions and additions, tenant improvements, site evaluation, due diligence and value engineering.  Leading industry publications and professionals continually recognize Principle Construction as one of the field’s best and most prestigious design/build firms.