Mr. Kingsmith has lived and worked in the Cochrane area for over 34 years. He started working in the residential construction industry in 1980.
In 1985 he founded a small general contracting business which evolved into Kingsmith Homes. Under Mr. Kingsmith’s leadership the home building company grew from almost nothing to become one of the region’s premier home builders.
Kingsmith Homes won Industry sanctioned awards for outstanding service each and every year since inception of the company.Additionally, in both 2012 and 2013 the company won the prestigious “New Home Buyer’s Choice Award” for Calgary and region.
In 2014, Mr. Kingsmith entered the company into an educational partnership with Rockyview School District called the “Building Futures Program”. Each year through this program about 30 local grade 10 students spend their entire school year building two new homes under the mentorship of Kingsmith Homes staff and achieve full credits for the year. This partnership was only the 2nd one of its kind for the building trades industry at the time and currently has entered its third successful year. Through the building company, Mr. Kingsmith has contributed to and participated in several local community projects and causes.
In 2014, Mr. Kingsmith structured and executed the successful sale and succession of Kingsmith Homes to a former employee who he mentored. Currently Mr. Kingsmith owns a real estate investment and rental management company.
Mr. Kingsmith and his wife Karen enjoy water sports, attending sports events and travel.