Published Monday, September 10, 2018

West Palm Beach, Fla. – (September 10, 2018) – – West Palm Beach-based Verdex Construction has appointed Andrew Colb as new Chief Financial Officer (CFO). Colb, a certified public accountant, brings more than 20 years of experience in the construction industry. As Verdex CFO, he will be responsible for leading financial oversight and direction.

“Since launching Verdex in 2014, we have experienced exponential growth,” said Verdex Construction President Rex Kirby. “Andrew brings a wealth of construction finance and accounting experience that will help set the course for our continued success.”

Colb, a native of Brooklyn, N.Y., grew up in South Florida. He graduated from Florida Atlantic University with a bachelor’s degree in accounting.

“As a 20-year industry veteran, I’m looking forward to putting my knowledge and experience to work for Verdex,” said Colb, “Verdex is fast making a name for itself in the industry and its company culture perfectly aligns with its brand promise of ‘Building Something Better.’”

Verdex Construction projects throughout South Florida include the Canopy Hotel in Downtown West Palm Beach; 1000 North, an upscale restaurant/club on the Loxahatchee River in Jupiter; Sabbia Beach Condominiums, a 19-story, 68 unit luxury residential tower in Pompano Beach; and the Town Southern apartments project in Royal Palm Beach. 

In just four years, Verdex has already received numerous awards and recognition, including being named by GrowFL as a Florida “Company to Watch,” and Startup Business of the Year by the South Florida Business Journal.

About Verdex Construction

Verdex Construction is a privately held building contractor based in West Palm Beach, FL, led by founder and President Rex Kirby, a 35-year veteran in the construction business.  Verdex provides general contracting services to clients including preconstruction, construction management, and design-build.  Verdex is committed to “Building Something Better” through exceptional service, a fundamental focus on safety and quality, and value to owners, customers and the community.  For more information, visit  



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