Tuesday, June 18, 2024 | Greenville, South Carolina – Industrial Project Innovation (IPI), a leading innovator in industrial construction management, is thrilled to announce its inclusion in Inc. Magazine’s prestigious 2024 list of the Best Places to Work. This accolade celebrates the company’s commitment to fostering a positive, inclusive and dynamic workplace culture.

“We are incredibly honored to be recognized by Inc. as one of the Best Places to Work in 2024,” said Kevin Ball, Owner/President of IPI. “This achievement is a testament to the dedication and hard work of our entire team. At IPI, we strive to create an environment where our teammates can thrive, innovate and grow both personally and professionally.”

Inc.’s Best Places to Work list is based on a comprehensive evaluation of workplace culture, employee benefits and company policies. Companies are selected through a rigorous vetting process that includes employee surveys and analysis of company practices.

IPI attributes its success to its core values of Family & Community, Performance and Integrity, which are deeply embedded in the company’s operations and culture. IPI offers a range of benefits and initiatives designed to support teammates well-being and development, some of which include:

  • IPI University: IPI offers personal development training and educational reimbursement benefits to encourage self-development by providing financial assistance for certain education-related expenses.
  • Community Outreach: IPI has project sites across the United States where the goal is to give back to the local communities. IPI’s objective is to expand 1/3rd of their efforts toward the immediate needs of the local communities and 2/3rd toward helping them grow in a sustainable way.
  • Health & Wellness: IPI’s goal is to cultivate a vibrant and healthy workplace by offering comprehensive wellness programs that support the physical, mental, and emotional well-being of its teammates. IPI is committed to promoting a balanced and active lifestyle through company-wide walking challenges, corporate gym memberships, and access to a professional nutritionist.

“Creating a positive and supportive workplace is at the heart of everything we do,” said Russ Braasch, Owner/People & Culture of IPI. “We believe that when our teammates are happy and engaged, they are more productive and better equipped to deliver outstanding results for our clients.”

This recognition from Inc. follows a year of significant growth and milestones for IPI. As the company continues to expand, it remains committed to maintaining a strong culture and providing an exceptional workplace for its teammates. IPI is actively hiring for a variety of positions and welcomes talented individuals to join the team. For more information about IPI and career opportunities, please visit www.ipi.build/careers/.



IPI is an owner’s project management (OPM) firm that provides construction management expertise to clients throughout the program life cycle from concept through operations. Team members have extensive backgrounds in strategic and detailed planning, execution, startup, and maintenance of complex projects and facilities, both domestically and internationally. Firm officials focus on providing high-value support to clients through proactive leadership in all phases of a program or project. In 2022, IPI was named the #1 Fastest Growing Company in South Carolina, #71 CM/PM For-Fee Firm by ENR, #544 Fastest Growing Private Company by Inc. 5000 and has received many other notable accolades.