Director of Professional Development
Bio: Kevin has been Director of Professional Development at the Construction Advancement Foundation since 2011. Prior to joining the CAF, Kevin worked in management at Superior Construction Company, Inc. in Gary, Indiana.
Kevin is responsible for developing educational curriculum and often instructs CAF professional development programs as well. He is in charge of producing CAF’s electronic publication, NWI Union Construction. Kevin is instrumental in helping to develop the construction workforce in Northwest Indiana. He works closely with local middle schools, high schools, and universities to promote careers in the Northwest Indiana construction industry. He also created the We Build Northwest Indiana website which is a valuable resource for learning about career opportunities in the construction industry.
Comerford is active on various committees throughout Northwest Indiana including: Northwest Indiana Business Roundtable (NWIBRT) Executive Committee & Education Committee, Ready NWI Leadership Team & Career and Technical Education Team, Duneland Building Trades Advisory Committee, Porter County Career and Technical Education Advisory Committee, Gary Area Career Center Advisory Committee, and the Regional Development Corporation (RDC) Marketing Committee.
Comerford holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Business, with dual majors in Management and Law & Commerce, from Purdue University. He also has earned Masters of Business Administration (MBA) from Indiana University Northwest.