Ben Volner

Being a part of the strategic vision and company growth is what Ben enjoys most about his role at Killian. He oversees a number of Killian’s administrative roles including Risk Management, Insurance & Bonding, IT Operations, and Fleet which combined brings to each day variety and new challenges. Ben’s previous career experiences have primarily been […]

Robert (Bob) Stockdale

As an Architect with over 40 years of experience, Bob has held leadership responsibility on projects in the corporate, hospitality, sports, religious, civic, medical and retail sectors. After graduating with his Bachelor of Environmental Design and Bachelor of Architecture, Bob mentored directly under Mr. Gyo Obata, the founding design partner for HOK in St. Louis. […]

Tony Smith

Tony earned a bachelor’s degree in business administration and certification in construction management. Before entering the construction industry, Tony worked in civil engineering as a surveyor, drafter and water resource designer. In Tony’s role as CEO, he leads Killian on all company operations, project selection and business decisions. He spends his free time with his […]

Duane Prewitt

Duane has spent over 40 years in the construction industry, working at Killian for 38 of those years. He oversees all pre-construction and estimating services, interacting with clients, designers and team members daily. Duane enjoys being involved with projects from their infancy and bringing new ideas to the table. An individual of many talents, Duane […]

Pete McCall

Pete manages projects, teams and financials while building client relationships. He has over 35 years of experience in construction, a Master Mechanical Contractor license and a National Design-Build Institute of America certification. Pete identifies as an outdoor enthusiast and is a car guy. He hikes, boats and is an avid KC Chiefs fan. When he […]

Layton Jones

Layton is an expert in safety management. With over 15 years of experience, he ensures job sites meet federal, state and local laws. He enjoys teaching and encouraging team members to identify and correct existing hazards so that everyone can go home safely. Layton is certified to train OSHA 10, OSHA 30, CPR and AED […]

Brad Holgate

Brad has a passion for building something from nothing. As Vice President of Operations, Brad oversees construction activities from start to finish. He is an excellent leader and mentor to our teams, bringing over 25 years of cross-functional real estate, engineering, construction and business development experience to our organization. Brad is also a licensed contractor […]

Dale Helle

Dale oversees all of Killian’s administrative functions. With 32 years of experience in the construction industry, Dale has worked on projects across commercial, industrial, medical and entertainment sectors. Collaborating with clients to structure agreements creatively is what Dale enjoys most about his role. Most of Dale’s free time is spent with his wife and two […]

Karen Bilyeu

With a Master of Accountancy and tax certification, Karen brings 19 years of accounting experience to Killian. Before coming to construction, Karen worked in both public and private accounting sectors across publishing, manufacturing and retail industries. She enjoys evaluating processes and implementing solutions to make them more efficient. As an avid adventurer, Karen loves activities […]