Breaking Ground: InSinkErator Corporate Headquarters

Earlier this week, the Riley team and InSinkErator held a Groundbreaking Ceremony for InSinkErator’s new Corporate Headquarters in Mount Pleasant, WI. From left to right: Dave Riley, Chairman; Barb Riley, Executive Vice President; Chad Severson, President of InSinkErator; Paul Miller, Senior Project Manager; Patrick Flaherty, Project Engineer; and Tim Herr, Project Superintendent.

Boys & Girls Club of Kenosha Dodgeball Tournament

Last night our elite Riley dodgeball team competed in a tournament benefiting the Boys & Girls Club of Kenosha. Their quick reflexes lead them to victory. Congratulations to our mighty dodgeball warriors!

Top Workplace 3 Years in a Row!

Riley Construction has been honored as a Top Workplace in southeastern Wisconsin by the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel for the 3rd year in a row!  To earn a spot on the list, Riley’s employees were surveyed regarding their views on organizational health, their job and employee engagement. The evaluations for the list are based purely on employee opinions. The employee survey was conducted by WorkplaceDynamics, LLC, a leading research firm on organizational health and employee engagement. For the full list and more details click here.

Gateway Opens the New Kenall Protective Services Training Center

collage_lowGateway Technical College’s new Kenall Protective Services Training Center at the Kenosha Campus provides enhanced training opportunities for Gateway’s Law Enforcement Academy as well as ongoing training for area law enforcement agencies. They can train in a more realistic setting, so they can better face actual emergencies in the communities they protect and serve.The 30,000-square-foot project features multiple state-of-the-art public safety learning labs including:

  • Chem Lab – For recreating crime scene investigation forensics activities
  • Milo Lab –  A video simulation system capable of broadcasting numerous tactical scenarios that police officers may run into on a daily basis so students can practice multiple situations
  • Blood Spatter Room – Room that is dedicated to analyzing bloodstains and patterns
  • Mat Room – Technical training  area where students participate in use of force scenario training to prepare them for on-the-job situations
  • Twelve-Lane Shooting Range – The new 50-yard, 50-caliber range increases shooter capacity, improves air quality and safety, and provides for better lead abatement

Student Center Unveiling

In mid-January, Oakton Community College unveiled its new 7,300 SF student center, which Riley recently completed construction of. To ensure the space would fit students’ needs, a team of students worked directly with the architect on the design.

Check out the video above for more details about this modern and inviting project. (Video courtesy of WCIU’s You & Me morning show)