MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Knutson Construction today announces the appointment of John C. Curry as president. John is the third-generation owner and Curry family member to lead the company. He succeeds James Benning, who recently left to pursue a new opportunity.
“On behalf of Knutson Construction, we are grateful to James for his leadership these past two and half years during a time of great change,” says John Curry, president.
Knutson offers general contracting services from preconstruction through substantial completion in sectors such as healthcare, higher education and K-12 education, recreation, hospitality, corporate, government, manufacturing, industrial and retail.
“I’m excited to lead the company that has been part of my family and that I’ve been able to grow and develop within,” says John. “I look forward to continuing to focus on our strategic plan and leading Team Blue.”
More recently, as part of the company’s strategic plan, John led the creation of a new role focused on customer experience. In this role, John focused on fulfilling Knutson’s vision that the customer is central to every decision and action that Knutson makes throughout the construction journey.
John joined Knutson in 2015 following a career in professional hockey for the Pittsburgh Penguins and Minnesota Wild organizations. John earned a B.A. degree from Boston University and holds an MBA from the University of Minnesota.
About Knutson Construction Services
Knutson Construction provides customers with preconstruction, design-build, general contracting and construction management services. Since 1911, Knutson has provided expert construction services to customers in healthcare, recreation, hospitality, corporate, government, manufacturing, education, industrial, civic, retail, community and worship. The company has offices in Minneapolis, Rochester and Mankato, Minn.; Iowa City and Cedar Rapids, Iowa. Learn more at knutsonconstruction.com