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Employee Spotlight: Gavin Renft

Updated: Jun 22, 2023

By Katie Reed, Project Engineer with Nexus 5 Group

Gavin is a Project Engineer for the multi-family construction division of Nexus 5 Group. Gavin joined Nexus 5 Group in October of 2020 as a Field Technician 2. In March of 2022, he was promoted to Project Engineer and has been a valuable asset to the multi-family team.

As a Project Engineer, Gavin tracks the progress and position for each project on a weekly basis and discusses concerns with the Project Manager and accounting team. As a Project Engineer, Gavin also assists in project walkthroughs to ensure quality and accuracy to the scope.

“Gavin hit the ground running in his role as Project Engineer. He is always willing to help out and is learning what it takes to be successful on the project management side of construction.” Stan Phelps, Senior Project Manager

On the personal side, Gavin and his wife, Raegan, are welcoming their first child, a baby girl, named Vivienne! He and Raegan live in Kansas City with their three cats and dog. They are big animal lovers and at one point, had 10 chickens. Gavin loves to do anything adventurous including skydiving, scuba diving, surfing, and skateboarding. He dreams of backpacking through the Alaskan frontier. He is also a big Star Trek fan and enjoys seeing Marvel movies in theaters.

“Because of Nexus 5 Group, I have expanded my knowledge in the construction industry farther than I could’ve imagined. I am now on track to one day become a Project Manager. By giving me this chance, Nexus 5 Group has made it possible for my wife to be a stay-at-home mom, which is something she and I have always wanted. Nexus 5 Group remains committed to the success of every team member and I am proud to be a part of this company.” Gavin Renft, Project Engineer

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