Barbara Kniff-McCulla

Barbara Kniff-McCulla

Owner and CEO of KLK Construction


Barbara J. Kniff-McCulla is the owner and CEO of KLK Construction in Pella, Iowa. KLK Construction is a contractor in the telecommunications industry and was established in 1979. KLK Construction is known as a leader in cable placement within the utility construction market. Ms. Kniff-McCulla has led her company to tremendous financial success and earned a reputation as an exceptional business owner. In addition, Ms. Kniff-McCulla is a Partner at ViewPointe Development where she focuses on sales and client relations.

Ms. Kniff-McCulla is also an extremely active member of her community and holds varies positions with local, state, and national organizations and associations. Ms. Kniff-McCulla received the 2004 Pioneer Award from the National Association of Women Business Owners (NAWBO) for her innovation, creativity, and inspiration. In 2015, Ms. Kniff-McCulla was elected to the Board of Directors for the National Federation of Independent Businesses (NFIB) in Washington, DC. She was previously President of NFIB’s Iowa Chapter.

Ms. Kniff-McCulla received a bachelor’s degree in Business Management from William Penn University.