KBD Group would like to recognize and congratulate John Samford on his well-deserved retirement. Mr. Samford have been a dedicated and respected employee of Kajima Building & Design Group (KBD Group) for 35 years. During his final years with KBD Group, he served as our Preconstruction Manager where his contributions and daily operations greatly supported business goals.
On January 15, our Atlanta office held a retirement party to honor John’s successful time at KBD Group. John Samford made a remarkable impact at our organization and has touched the lives of colleagues in immeasurable ways.
“John’s loyalty and tenacity have been an inspiration to the people in our group through the years.”
Mike Brown Senior Vice President Secretary & Chief Administrative Officer
“John’s friendship and loyalty was an asset to myself and Kajima. He was always willing to go the extra mile and will be greatly missed.”
Chet CofieldPre-construction Director
“I consider John the ambassador of Happiness in our organization. He brought great energy and always had a positive attitude. We will miss you, John.”
Sue FoxworthHuman Resources Manager
“John was an important mentor to us all. He was never afraid to answer questions or to offer advice. John’s willingness to help the team will be difficult to replace."