KCC design + build is a team of industry professionals with expert knowledge and proven experience at the highest level. Our executives combine over 30 years of architecture, engineering, and contracting experience in the most demanding markets in the world programing over 5-Million SF and building over $1-Billion.
TRUST AND INTEGRITY
Our focus on success is balanced by soundness of character. We honor our commitments, value honesty, guarantee our work, and strive for consistency.
COMMITMENT TO EXCELLENCE
Service excellence is at the heart of everything we do. We strive for continuous improvement to deliver the highest quality results for our clients.
GET IT DONE
We take control and make things happen. Our clients' success is our highest priority. Our team embodies the "Whatever it Takes" attitude.
CO-FOUNDER & CEO
Erik Kopplin oversees all departments to ensure the team delivers an unmatched level of excellence to each and every client. His past experiences building over $1-billion in commercial and residential markets with top national builders has given him expert conflict-resolution skills. He's known for always setting high expectations for his team of architects, designers, and quality contractors—never tiring until a task or project is 100% complete.
Erik's approach at KCC is purposeful in that he genuinely cares about every client's mission, and is focused on leading them to success. He thrives in both the physical and mental challenge of the build industry, doing whatever it takes to get the job done and meet the deadline.
CO-FOUNDER & PRESIDENT
Chrissy Kopplin oversees business development partnering directly with architects and industry leaders to support innovation. She is a solutions-driven executive offering over 15 years of global design experience in luxury sectors. Having designed + managed over $700M in projects both domestic and internationally, Chrissy understands what it takes to deliver projects on time and on budget. Her experience working with large corporations has allowed her to take best practices and efficiencies developed at billion-dollar companies to benefit boutique projects. Her approach at KCC is unique in that she looks at each project both creatively and practically.
DIRECTOR OF OPERATIONS
Giancarlo oversees West Coast Project Procurement as well as company and project financials. Growing up in Detroit with a family of concrete masons, Giancarlo is a 3rd generation builder.
He graduated from Michigan State University's Construction Management Program and spent 11 years working with a Top 10 National Commercial General Contractor. His goal at KCC Design + Build is to bring a world-class general contractor experience to a boutique market.
Giancarlo works with clients to make the development portion of the project less intimidating. He loves helping clients truly understand the process, while they watch their dreams come to life. Whether it's renovating a major airport terminal or building a boutique fitness studio, the goal is the same: provide solutions and deliver on client expectations.
DIRECTOR OF FIELD OPERATIONS
Jeff is responsible for oversight and management of West Coast Field Operations. He has always had an interest in the industry, working as a laborer and equipment operator for a small construction company at a young age. Eventually, he found his passion when he moved to an estimating role while attending Michigan State University. From there, he worked for just over 10 years with a Top 10 National Builder, working on commercial construction projects totaling over 1 billion dollars of work put in place.
After 15+ years in the industry, Jeff has developed a deep understanding of all parts of the design + build process, and thrives in the challenges of every unique project. He believes that communication is the key component in helping talented project teams complete successful projects. Jeff finds working with many different people, with different skills and backgrounds has always been extremely rewarding, fun, and interesting. Not to mention being able to see the tangible reward of completing a successful project, and knowing you had a part in it.