Brandon J. BerumenPresident, CEO and Co-founder
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Brandon J. Berumen - Biography
Brandon is the co-founder, President and CEO of Denver based LEI Companies, Inc. Since the founding of the company in 2002, Brandon and his sister Lenee Koch have successfully driven the organization to a remarkable level of growth and profitability.
In his capacity, Brandon is responsible for directing the company’s operations, finances, human resources and administrative departments. He also maintains a key role in business development and preconstruction. His oversight of the company’s strategic direction ensures that LEI’s leadership maintains a constant awareness of the competitive landscape, opportunities for expansion, customers, markets, new industry developments and standards.
LEI’s success can be attributed to the culture Brandon has developed which is applied from top to bottom, across all departments. His drive creates an environment where employees and clients feel safe and respected, enabling maximum performance. He leads with passion and conviction and manages knowing he is responsible for the company’s overall performance. By identifying risks and ensuring appropriate strategies are in place to drive profitability and develop his staff, Brandon creates cohesion throughout the ranks at LEI.
Brandon’s mantra is simple, “My desire to succeed, my willingness to sacrifice and my unwillingness to accept failure have made me who I am today, and will contribute to what I become in the future.” It’s this dedicated commitment and focus that continues to successfully lead the organization down a successful path.
Brandon holds a B.S.B.A. in Construction Management from the University of Denver and is very conscious of his social responsibility. He firmly believes that corporate community involvement benefits LEI, while acknowledging that his volunteer activities have helped him refine his project management, team-building and collaborative leadership skills. His civic mindedness sets an example for his leadership team as he dedicates his time to the Independent Electrical Contractors, Inc., Associated Builders and Contractors, and Hispanic Contractors of Colorado.
Lene M. KochVice President and Co-founder
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Lene M. Koch - Biography
Leneé is responsible for managing LEI’s Business Development, Marketing and Preconstruction departments. In coordination with Brandon, she is responsible for financial performance, human resources and office administration and works to ensure consistent implementation of LEI’s policies and procedures. Lenee’s approach to business development incorporates a clear vision of future expectations influenced by strategic and tactical planning. Her marketing expertise and business savvy increase results and maximize LEI’s financial resources.
Leneé majored in Real Estate and Construction Management at the University of Denver. She too has hands-on experience working in the family business, Laser Electric, Inc. and her past experience includes a repertoire of work in project coordination, accounting and estimating.