About Us


k and g construction

About Our Company

K & G CONSTRUCTION, LLC, OWNED BY KEVIN AND GENA MESSICK, WAS STARTED IN JUNE 2006. The company specializes in commercial contracting. Kevin has a long history in the construction industry, beginning when he was in high school. It was this background and passion for the industry that prompted Kevin to start his own business.

Meet The team ➝

Meet the team

Kevin Messick

Kevin Messick

I am a fourth generation contractor, and have been in construction for over 25 years. I started out in residential construction then moved into commercial, school buildings and government construction.  I decided to start my own company after years of experience in multiple areas of construction, superintending and training.  Since our company first started in June of 2006 with two employees we have grown every year to 20+ employees and office staff.

We have been involved in residential remodel, new construction, commercial and industrial.

Kevin Messick is on LinkedIn

Over the last 25 years I have been involved in:

Building High-end Residential Homes

  • Carpentry in all phases

  • Concrete finish

  • Superintendent

Industrial Construction

  • Bridges, forest service, and steel buildings

    • Equipment operator
    • Fabricator
    • Airport steel building hangers
    • Hydro-swing doors

  • Millwrighting

  • Build and setup of

    • Sawmills
    • Hop growers (Anheuser Busch)
    • Cogeneration Power Plants
    • Boiler demo and build


  • Certified Welder

  • 100 Ton Hydro Crane operator

  • OSHA' 10

  • MSHA

  • C Stop

  • U.S. Army Corps of Engineers

    • Construction Quality Management for Contractors

  • Logix Certified

  • Fall Protection Certified

Erik Adams
General Manager

Erik Adams

Erik Adams a second-generation carpenter has been with K & G Construction since late 2015. Erik started in California in residential, commercial, and franchise work.  He worked with his father and then started his own business in 1985. Erik moved to Colorado looking to get out of the big city to raise his family and started Adams Construction. He Holds A Fox Blocks, Journeyman Card, Stacked Over 40 Thousand ICF Blocks and is a Northwest Fox Blocks Distributor.

He won in 2002 the highest-rated energy-efficient house in the state of Colorado for his Parade Of Homes House. Erik has over 35 years of experience in all phases of construction.

Chris Kilcup
Project Manager

Chris Kilcup

Chris Kilcup has been part of the K & G team since 2017. He is responsible for estimating projects, creating bid proposals, and managing trades to ensure timely completion of government and private commercial projects. 

Prior to K & G, Chris graduated from Washington State University with a B.S. in Civil Engineering. He worked for CHS Engineers in Bellevue and Keltic Engineering in Lewiston furthering his understanding of municipal and structural design. Between Engineering companies, Chris worked within the construction management field as an assistant project manager in Seattle and an estimator/construction manager in Portland. During his time he found his true passion in the construction field interfacing directly with clients and architects to bring the design phase to life.

Marlene Schaefer
Office Manager

Marlene Schaefer

Marlene graduated from the University of Idaho with a degree in Business Administration. Shortly thereafter she became a joint owner/manager with her husband of two local businesses. She continued working in the business administration field until 2007 when Marlene took a position with the Boy Scouts of America as a District Executive. Working for a non-profit organization involved fundraising, program development, volunteer management, and youth recruitment. She retired from the Boy Scouts in December 2014 and became the Office Manager for K & G Construction in January 2015.

Marlene was born and raised in Idaho and still living in this wonderful State. She has 2 grown sons (both of whom are Eagle Scouts) and 5 grandchildren.