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Knight’s Companies Hires Jodi McCall as Human Resources Director

April 13, 2022
Jodi McCall, Knight's Companies human resources director

SUMMERVILLE, S.C. – Knight’s Companies is proud to announce its hired Jodi McCall as its first-ever human resources director. Previously, McCall was the human resources manager at Home Telecom. She joins Knight’s with 25 years of experience in human resources.   McCall will work with Pete Knight, CEO of Knight’s Companies, and executive management to develop employee services, policies and programs geared toward creating a stronger sense of community at Knight’s. Currently managing a team of four human resources professionals, she will lead the implementation of programs to enhance the employee experience. “Leaving Home Telecom after 17 years was not…

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Knight’s Companies Promotes Joe Thomas to General Manager

April 13, 2022
Joe Thomas at Knight's Precast

SUMMERVILLE, S.C. – Knight’s Companies is proud to announce the promotion of Joe Thomas to general manager of Knight’s Precast, Tekna Corporation and Sovereign Steel. Thomas comes to the role with 32 years of experience in the precast concrete industry. Previously, Thomas was the regional manager of Knight’s Precast and focused on plant operations. Now, in addition to plant operations, he will manage the estimating and engineering aspects of Knight’s Precast, Tekna Corporation and Sovereign Steel. “At Knight’s, I’ve always been surrounded by great people, and I will continue to lean heavily on my peers to learn and grow more…

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Knight’s Companies Promotes Kim Bokern to Dispatch Manager

March 31, 2022
Kim Bokern

SUMMERVILLE, S.C. ─ Knight’s Companies is proud to announce the promotion of Kim Bokern to dispatch manager. In her new position, Bokern will train and manage seven dispatchers and dispatch services in every Knight’s Redi-Mix market – Columbia, Charleston, Beaufort and Savannah. During her six years with the company, Bokern moved up the corporate ladder with ease. Initially joining Knight’s as an order entry clerk, she was promoted to dispatcher within a year and adeptly juggled the demands of customers, internal management and concrete delivery professionals. “In dispatch, you have to stay on your toes and think outside the box,”…

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Knight’s Companies Acquires Tekna Corporation and Sovereign Steel

January 12, 2022
Thad Wharton, Fleet Safety Manager, inspecting Tekna site.

CHARLESTON, S.C. ─  Knight’s Companies has announced the acquisition of Tekna Corporation, a prestressed and precast concrete manufacturer, and Sovereign Steel, a rebar and steel reinforcements fabricator, both located in Charleston. Through this acquisition, Knight’s Companies can provide additional product lines to its customers and participate more in upcoming infrastructure projects. “It gives us diversification,” Pete Knight, CEO of Knight’s Companies, says. “While our book of business is currently focused on residential growth and commercial development, we can now offer prestressed foundation piling, bridge beams, bridge deck slabs, rebar packages and more to help our customers meet South Carolina’s immediate…

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