As the McCarthy Omaha Market Leader, Kris Montgomery is responsible for strategy and near-term opportunities for McCarthy in the Omaha market. Kris brings nearly two decades of experience in the construction industry to his role. He joined McCarthy as a Project Engineer in 2007 and has overseen more than $1.38 billion of healthcare construction projects. Most recently, he managed construction of the Omaha VA Ambulatory Care Center, which opened ahead of schedule and under budget in the summer of 2020. He previously served as a Project Superintendent on the New Orleans VA Medical Center, a nine-building new campus that replaced critical medical infrastructure damaged by Hurricane Katrina.
Montgomery earned a construction management degree from Illinois State University in Normal, IL. His volunteer activities include the ACE Mentor Program of Greater Omaha, Greater Omaha Chamber of Commerce REACH Beyond Mentoring program, the Construction Advisory Committee at Metropolitan Community College and the Wayne State Center for Applied Technology Advisory Board. He also serves as an adjunct professor for the Construction Management program at Wayne State College and the University of Nebraska.