Diversity/Inclusion

Together We Build Better

At Kozeny-Wagner, we take pride in our long-standing commitment to creating opportunities in all facets of our business for all people – from employees to subcontractors and suppliers. We believe that differences foster inspiration to build better, adding value to every project.

Kozeny-Wagner is the recipient of the prestigious Excellence Award from the Lambert St. Louis International Airport Business Diversity Development Forum for its service, commitment and contributions to business diversity at Lambert Airport over the years. 

This philosophy is the bedrock of our approach to recruiting new employees, developing and maintaining relationships with suppliers and subcontractors, building the future through mentoring programs, and participating in community service activities.

Corporate Commitment for Diversity Development

Management staff at Kozeny-Wagner have taught courses in the highly accliamed Washington University Emerging Contraactors program for minority and women owned construction firms.  Management has also also worked with the State of Missouri, METRO, St. Louis County, Great Rivers Greenway, Missouri Department of Transportation, St. Louis City, St. Louis Lambert International Airport, Metropolitan St. Louis Sewer District and Ameren in similar educational programs for emerging and disadvantaged contractors, suppliers, and workforce.

Kozey-Wagner is also a founding member and proud investor in the St. Louis Contractor Loan Fund.  The Contractor Loan Fund (CLF) is a coalition of local governments, non-profit organizations, and small to large private sector businesses commited to build a more inclusive region.  CLF partners have pooled thier financial and technical business resources to make construction and expansion loans to minority and women owned businesses to facilitate their greater participation in construction projects thourhgout the region.  If you are a City of St. Louis certified M/WBE, consider whether a CLF loan is right for you.

Together we can build a strong St. Louis!  For more information on CLF, go to www.clfstl.org