Kappel joined Byrne & Jones in 2002 as a project manager and most recently was director of operations for the Byrne & Jones asphalt division.
He will oversee operations for Byrne & Jones’ concrete division which performs concrete flatwork and foundation construction for commercial, industrial and institutional customers.
Among its largest assignments are concrete projects for Ballpark Village, Washington University, the Galleria, Hazelwood East High School, Friendship Village senior living communities, Missouri State University in Springfield, Mo., Drury Inn and more. The concrete division employs 40 people.
Kappel holds a degree in construction management from Purdue University.
Founded in 1976, St. Louis-based Byrne & Jones Construction is the region’s largest commercial paving contractor and serves its clients through three divisions – concrete, sports, and asphalt. The firm builds and maintains parking lots, roads and highways, athletic fields, running tracks, tennis courts, underground drainage systems and paved surfaces. The company employs 140 people at its headquarters at 11745 R Lackland Road in Maryland Heights, Mo. Learn more at www.byrneandjones.com