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KSE 401(K) Match Announced!

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2018 401(k) Match & Profit Sharing Announced!

CEO Jeff VanderLaan recently announced Kent Companies Southeast’s 2018 employee retirement contributions based on the team’s success throughout the past year.

VanderLaan shared, ” The Charlotte team has demonstrated incredible dedication and perseverance throughout 2018. These contributions are a big win for all of us. We’re in the people business, and we know that you are the reason for our success. When you deliver on the Four Hallmarks every day, we can deliver more successful projects to our customers. We believe in investing in the team that works hard to Make it Happen every day.”

Qualified Kent Companies Southeast Employees receive the following benefits for 2018:

  • 401(K) Retirement Accounts: 50% match of the first $5,000 of employee contributions.
  • Profit Sharing: 2.5% of eligible employee gross wages contributed to profit sharing accounts.

Kent Companies’ retirement accounts are administered by Macatawa Bank. If you have questions about your account, eligibility or beneficiaries, please contact Human Resources by calling 616-534-4909 or emailing Mindy Curtiss or Sarah Miller.

Make it Happen Scholarships – Now Accepting Applications

The Make it Happen Scholarship program is another way we give back to the Kent family. Each year, scholarships are awarded to students who demonstrate the highest level of integrity and commitment to pursuing their goals for their career. Applicants must be the legal dependent child of a full time Kent Companies employee and be under the age of 26. Applicants must be enrolled full time in college or a tech/trade school. Click here to apply for the Make it Happen Scholarship. Deadline: March 31st.

Unum Open Enrollment – Now through April 1

Unum is our voluntary life and accidental death and dismemberment plan. Open enrollment is from 2/1/19 to 4/1/19. During open enrollment, you can enroll in new coverage or make changes to your existing coverage. Contact Human Resources for signup forms and details about these benefits.