Jon L. Kinning co-owns RK Mechanical, Inc., a Colorado based mechanical contracting company celebrating 50 years in business. RK Mechanical is recognized as one of the top five family owned businesses in Colorado and the largest mechanical contracting company State and has completed projects border-to-border and several projects overseas. The company employees 1,000 and has two facilities totaling 225,000 square feet on 22 acres in Denver and Henderson, plus an office in Vail. In 1998, Jon established the commercial Service division for the company and continues as President of the division. Additionally, Jon oversees all strategic planning for 6 business units (Mechanical, Service, Steel, Energy, Water and Mission Critical) and has direct responsibility finance, human resources, supply chain management, legal and information technology.
Prior to coming to RK, Jon worked as a Broker for CB Richard Ellis. In addition to his role at RK, Jon also serves as Managing Partner for Kinning Holdings, a real estate holding company established in 2000. Jon is the VP and Secretary for the RK Foundation which was founded in 2011 to support the Colorado community.
Jon is an active member of the Colorado Chapter of the Young Presidents Organization, a current member of the Metro Denver Chamber of Commerce Executive Committee, the Metropolitan State University of Denver Foundation Board and Co-Chair of the Advisory Board for the Alliance for Choice in Education (ACE Scholarships). He holds a BSBA with an emphasis in Finance and Real Estate from Colorado State University. Jon received an MBA from the University of Denver and is LEED AP BD&C certified. Jon was a member of the 2014 class of Leadership Denver.
Jon grew up in Norfolk, Nebraska until 1986 when his family moved to Arvada, Colorado. He moved to Denver after college and has resided there since. Jon is married with three children and enjoys playing hockey, snow skiing, dirt biking, travel, running and golf.