Hiroki F. Kurenuma - LEED AP, CGC1520519, CPC1458328, CFC1430080
Hiroki began his construction career over 15 years ago, learning invaluable field and managerial lessons along the way. As a Superintendent for multiple large construction companies, he has physically built and also directed teams in the complete building of schools, hotels, restaurants, pools, fountains and private residences. Hiroki is a Certified General Contractor and a Certified Commercial and Residential Pool and Spa Contractor in the State of Florida. His vast experience and knowledge as a CGC allows him the ability to see the big picture, focusing on the process of the job with the end result in mind. When it comes to his craft, Hiroki is a perfectionist and his detail-oriented mindset carries over throughout the entire Kiso Group Team. He is passionate about his work, his company and most importantly, his clients. To Hiroki, there are no "little things".
A Miami native, Hiroki holds a bachelor's degree in Industrial and Systems Engineering, with a minor in Business Management from the University of Florida. Born of Cuban and Japanese parents, Hiroki is fluent in English, Spanish and conversational in Japanese. He is married to Julie, and together they have a daughter, Jordan and son, Hunter.
Bringing over a decade of sales experience both in the US and internationally, Chuck has proven to be a valuable asset to the Kiso Crew. From project management to estimating and new sales development, Chuck’s work ethic and team-based mindset made an immediate impact on Kiso’ growth. His background in playing and coaching basketball both at the youth and collegiate level plays a large role in the way he manages his projects, striving for excellence on a daily basis.
Julie Doan Kurenuma
From building and creating websites, to social media management and branding for numerous companies, Julie has over 15 years of professional marketing experience. She helps manage Kiso's Marketing and Branding Department and has been instrumental in helping to create businesses from inception and grow them through managerial leadership, advertising and brand exposure. Julie was born and raised in Miami, and earned a bachelor degree in Marketing while playing volleyball in the NCAA Division I program at Florida International University.
A former NCAA collegiate volleyball player, Katie earned her Bachelor's degree in Psychology from Florida International University. She has over a decade's worth of experience directing sports programs, leading teams ranging from school-aged children to adults. Her leadership, time-management, and relationship building skills have been instrumental in Kiso Group's growth. Katie's versatility and flexibility are evident as her daily roles often change to fit the company's needs. Katie and her husband Tim have two children, Summer and Deegan.
Kelsey joins Kiso Group bringing a wealth of knowledge and experience in leadership, organization and team-building skills. Born and raised in Miami, she’s a former NCAA Division 1 volleyball player, who has competed in and won numerous championships throughout her playing and coaching careers. Kelsey earned her Bachelor’s Degree in Criminal Justice from Chicago State University. She is proficient in her communication and technical skills, and takes great pride in helping her team members succeed.
Kenji D. Kurenuma
Beginning with Kiso Group since inception, Kenji has been instrumental in managing the company's financial division. He has nearly 15 years of experience in vendor qualifications, project forecasting, financial bonding and banking communication. He bleeds orange and blue, earning a Bachelor's Degree in Finance, with a minor in Economics and a Master's Degree in International Business, all from the University of Florida. Kenji currently resides in Gainesville with his wife, Dr. Krystal Bittar Kurenuma and their three daughters, Kai, Kloe and Kali.
Michael has been in the construction industry for 14 years. Beginning his early career as a handyman, he learned numerous trades and honed his skill set to become proficient as a plumber. Michael was also an AMR Installer with FPL for two years. He joined the Kiso Group Family in 2015 as a Field Superintendent, and takes great pride in bringing clients' visions into reality. His exceptional work ethic and attention to detail makes Michael an asset to our company. Also a Miami native, Michael is of Cuban and German descent, and has three daughters, Alexa, Alyssa and Aleyna.
From owning and running his own companies, to managing numerous sales teams, Oscar's natural ability to grow businesses began over 20 years ago. His experience owning a construction company, along with the skills honed with Kiso Group, enables Oscar to have a full hands-on approach to helping our clients' visions come to fruition from inception to completion. His leadership was brought to Kiso Group in 2014, and has taken numerous roles such as field supervisor, tradesman and and mostly recently, Director of Sales and Operation. Oscar is married to Veronica, and together they have two sons, Logan and Ryder.
Xavier brings over 25 years of professional experience leading both large and small teams of numerous backgrounds. Upon graduating from the University of Florida, Xavier joined the Police Force where he rose through the ranks and became Chief of Police. His extensive knowledge of managerial and leadership development is a tremendous asset to Kiso Group as he helps in the generation of new business relationships and company growth. Xavier and his wife Soly have three children, Xavier II, Tomas and Olivia.