Todd Korte will begin his role as executive chairman of The Korte Company after serving 21 years as the company’s president and CEO, the company announced Monday.
Brent Korte, The Korte Company’s former chief operating officer, was named the company’s new president and CEO. In the 63-year history of The Korte Company, Brent is only the fourth to hold this title. Ralph Korte, Vern Eardley, and Todd Korte preceded Brent in this position.
Todd Korte (left) is the son of Ralph Korte, the company’s founder. Brent Korte (right) is a second cousin to Todd.
Brent Korte has been part of The Korte Company for 26 years and has nearly 28 years of construction experience. Prior to serving as president and CEO, Brent Korte has served The Korte Company as chief operating officer, executive vice president of construction, project executive, project manager, project superintendent and as a member of the Quality Assurance Team.
The Korte Company, founded in 1958, is headquartered in St. Louis with offices in Highland; Norman, Okla.; and Las Vegas. The company manages, on average, an excess of $400 million in annual construction volume.
The Korte Company’s project expertise includes building for federal, state and local government agencies as well as the design and construction of school, healthcare facilities, medical office buildings, warehouse/distribution centers, religious facilities, commercial buildings, recreation centers and office complexes.