Tom Ennis Joins KBR Building Group as Senior Vice President and General Manager in Orlando
March 6, 2013

Tom Ennis has joined KBR Building Group as Senior Vice President – General Manager in Orlando.  Ennis will team with company leadership to set strategic direction and expand KBR Building Group’s commercial construction business throughout Florida. 

KBR Building Group ranks No. 5 on the Orlando Business Journal’s (OBJ) 2012 list of Largest General Contractors, and No. 1 on the Southeast’s Top Contractors list published by Engineering News-Record.

“We welcome Tom to our leadership team. Tom’s ability to think and position strategically will help us grow our footprint within Florida,” said Philip Southerland, President, KBR Building Group.  “He joins a strong and talented team in the Orlando office. We have a 35-year history of providing construction services throughout Florida and we are looking forward to an exciting future.”   

Ennis brings 27 years commercial construction experience and a diverse background to KBR Building Group. His early career focused on field operations, providing management of institutional and residential projects throughout Florida.  He later transitioned to business development and strategic planning roles to direct the acquisition of new business and growth into new markets. 

Ennis is a graduate of the University of Florida’s M.E. Rinker, Sr., School of Building Construction.  He is a Certified General Contractor in Florida, a Registered Contractor in the U.S. Virgin Islands, and is a LEED Accredited professional (LEED AP).  Tom also graduated from Leadership Orlando, Class 65 in 2005 and Nova Southeastern University’s Advanced Leadership Program in 2007.

Projects recently completed by KBR Building Group in Florida include the University of Florida’s Academic and Research Building at Lake Nona – dedicated in November 2012 and pending LEED Gold certification; the Florida Hospital Fish Memorial Progressive Care Unit expansion in Orange City; and the award-winning, LEED-Gold certified, Sanford-Burnham Research Institute at Lake Nona.