Keith Harenda founded KPH Construction in 1999 with a belief in forging partnerships with customers to make their vision a reality. As a committed first-generation company, KPH approaches every project as a unique opportunity for success. KPH Construction received the 2008 MMAC Future 50 Silver Award, 2009 MMAC Future 50 Gold Award and 2010 MMAC Future 50 Master Mettle Award, as well as the 2010 Top Project Award for GSA Milwaukee Federal Courthouse and the 2013 City of Milwaukee Mayor’s Design Award for Black Sheep, a mixed-used urban renewal project.
Keith’s service to community includes serving as a supervisor to the Town of Brookfield from 1995-2004, a member of the Waukesha County Board from 2004 to 2007 and as a member of the Wisconsin Board of Directors, a Wisconsin Trustee and on the National Board of Directions of the Leukemia Lymphoma Society. Keith founded the Emerging Construction Business Incubator (ECBI) in 2009 and sponsors the Daily Reporter Newsmaker Awards recognizing Women-, Minority- and Veteran-Owned Businesses.
Keith has a history of developing successful businesses. He co-founded Sonag Company Inc. in 1993, which grew from three employees to a multi-million dollar concrete supply company. He also started American Asbestos Removal in 1988.