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Jeff Placek

Jeff PlacekChief Financial Officer, McCownGordon Construction

McCownGordon is one of the largest general contractors in Kansas City. Specializing in various markets including corporate, civic, health care, research and development, education and design-build projects, the firm provides high levels of professional construction services based on a values-driven philosophy, entrepreneurial atmosphere and distinctive approach to client service.  With nearly 18 years in the industry, Jeff Placek has extensive experience in financial planning and management. His major responsibilities include financial and tax reporting, budgeting and forecasting, corporate risk management, financial and operational controls/procedures, along with significant involvement in corporate governance, information technology and strategic pursuit decisions.  A member of the firm’s executive team, comprising the CEO, president and vice president of operations, Placek assists with evaluation of strategic direction of the entire organization. Motivated and highly detail-oriented, his expertise is in financial statement analysis, cash flow analysis and financial modeling. 

Placek has a B.S. in Accounting from Kansas State University and was a proud scholarship athlete for the Wildcat football team.