Thursday, August 1, 2013

Leadership Mentoring

(Back Row) John Sivulka, John Diehl, Jerry Caslow, John Clemons, Jan Wagner (Front Row) David Muehling, Wanda Peatross, Bob Kinsley, Kayla Holdridge (YC), Norman Rathborne (YC), Matt Jovineli (YC), Stephen Przybyszewski (YC) and John Kotchish
Kinsley Construction has always been a supporter of York College of Pennsylvania.  This past semester, we had the privilege of participating in a Mentor Program and teaming up with four senior YCP students (Matt Jovineli, Kayla Holdridge, Stephen Przybyszewski and Norman Rathborne) as part of an Integrated Business Experience course led by Professor Chris Meisenhelter.

The students were able to gain first-hand knowledge of several of the Kinsley Companies as well as taking a more in-depth look at one of the Kinsleys current educational construction projects at York College, the Willman Business Center at the Graham School of Business.  Under the leadership and guidance of Jerry Caslow, Kinsley Vice-President of Finance, the students were able to meet with multiple Kinsley employees and participated in various aspects of business development, marketing, accounting, human resources, estimating, safety, steel fabrication and project management to highlight just a few.

The program recently concluded with the students giving a professional presentation to about a dozen Kinsley employees, including Robert A. Kinsley, CEO and several YCP faculty members.  The students summarized what they had learned about the company through their time spent with us over the past several months.  They also shared with us suggestions on ways that we may improve the integration within our company.

It is wonderful to see such bright and talented young men and women preparing to graduate and enter the business community.  It was a privilege for us to share some of our time with the students and to continue the relationship between York College and Kinsley.

Jan L. Wagner
Project Executive