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Gyasi Haynes

Gyasi Haynes

Vice President, KAI Build

Gyasi Haynes has amassed more than 20 years of experience in the construction industry as a third-generation tradesman. Starting his career as a Certified Electrical Journeyman for the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, his impressive career arc has allowed to him to work in almost every facet of the industry from Foreman to Senior Project Manager. Today, as Vice President of KAI Build, Gyasi oversees construction projects, working closely with the project management teams to ensure efficiency, safety, and quality. Additionally, he plays a pivotal role in managing budgets and financial responsibilities. He is an innovative leader and true culture champion, constantly working to enhance his firm’s core values and create an environment of respect, empathy, and collaboration.

Haynes has a Bachelor of Science in Business and Project Management from University of Phoenix and an Associate of Science in Engineering Technology from Gwinnett Technical College.

Outside of KAI, Haynes volunteers as an Executive Board Member for Annie Malone Children & Family Services, a long-standing local St. Louis social service agency dedicated to improving the quality of life for the community by providing social services, educational programs and advocacy. He serves on the board for the ACE Mentor Program of St. Louis, an organization supporting St. Louis area high school students in their exploration of potential careers in architecture, engineering, and construction, and is also the President of Building Futures St. Louis, a group focused on supplementing the education of underserved students in the St. Louis metropolitan area. Haynes and his wife have two children and he enjoys snowboarding, running, traveling and reading books.