Richie Keene Rejoins KWA Construction as Executive Vice President

Industry giant Richie Keene returns to multifamily construction industry.

KWA Construction, a leading general contractor specializing in multifamily developments throughout Texas, has hired Richie Keene as Executive Vice President, the position he held from 2013-2017 before seeking an opportunity in single-family homebuilding. With more than 25 years of experience in the construction industry, Keene will oversee daily operations at KWA Construction and assist President Brian Webster in the firm’s initiatives to maintain top capability, performance, efficiency and profitability.

“The quality of the people we bring onboard has a direct correlation to our business’ success and our ability to best serve our clients. We welcome Richie, his proven leadership skills in the construction industry and his familiarity with our company’s culture, back into the KWA Construction family,” said Webster.

Keene, who is a graduate of the University of Louisiana at Monroe with a degree in construction management, has held several key operations positions with top construction groups, including Panattoni Construction, Inc., Key Construction Texas, LLC, Centex Destination Properties-East and History Maker Homes.

“I am overjoyed to be back in the multifamily industry, particularly working with a company that I am passionate about,” said Keene.

Named one of the top builders in the country by National Multifamily Housing Council, KWA Construction is committed to building first-class, multifamily housing developments while delivering the highest value at the right cost.

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About KWA Construction: KWA Construction is a Dallas-­based construction firm specializing in multifamily developments. As general contractors, our team of experts remains dedicated to passionately developing our people, building great places and creating better futures. Founded in 2004, KWA has been recognized as one of the fastest growing mid-sized companies in North Texas by the Dallas Business Journal and recognized by the Better Business Bureau for our exemplary ethical conduct. For more information about KWA Construction, visit