KL&A’s Early Days

KL&A’s Early Days

Blog Barista: Jim Kunz | May 15, 2019 | Culture | Brew time: 5 min
KL&A was conceived at the Original Pancake House. It’s where John and I agreed to form the company and sketched out our growth plans during breakfast. We decided to start working together in an office building in Lathrup Village…

Behind Every Successful Person Is Someone Who Cares

Behind Every Successful Person Is Someone Who Cares

What It Means to Be a Clapper
Blog Barista: John Leigh | Apr 4, 2019 | Culture | Brew time: 5 min
I’m a strong supporter in what well-known actor and comedian George Burns said, “behind every successful person there is a clapper.” Successful people are supported by others who encourage them to seek their dreams…

A Glance into KL&A’s Annual Holiday Party

A Glance into KL&A’s Annual Holiday Party

Blog Barista: Katelyn Cripps | Dec 19, 2018 | Culture | Brew time: 4 min
Throughout the month of December, employees everywhere have highly anticipated their holiday vacations which are starting this week. The break from work life is the perfect chance to unwind, refresh, and be present…

An Open Letter to Our First Employee

An Open Letter to Our First Employee

Blog Barista: Jim Kunz & John Leigh | Nov 1, 2018 | Culture | Brew time: 3 min
Dear Donna, The last 18 months here at KL&A have been filled with several landmarks. The company celebrated its 25th anniversary, we finally reached 100 employees, and we saw off KL&A’s first official retiree. Well, today marks another milestone…

A Family-Oriented Workplace

A Family-Oriented Workplace

How KL&A Has Managed to Create a Caring Company
Blog Barista: Casey Herman | Oct 17, 2018 | Culture | Brew time: 6 min
Justin’s post really hit home for me. Not because the example he gave about a team rallying around a colleague whose mother had just passed was about me. But, because I too have experienced first hand what “fair but not always…

KL&A: A Company of Engaged Employees

KL&A: A Company of Engaged Employees

Blog Barista: John Leigh | Oct 1, 2018 | Culture | Brew time: 7 min
The journey to an engaged employee begins before they even become an employee. Like other companies, we create and post a job description that lists out a position’s responsibilities as well as the skill set required for performing…

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