As Vice President of Operations, Ryan Felton manages the operational aspects of project work throughout Nebraska and western Iowa. He also is part of the leadership team that oversees McCarthy's 28-state Central Region.
Since joining McCarthy's Omaha office as project manager in 2007, Felton has led and managed over 50 active and completed projects, with a total construction value of over $1 billion. He led the construction team on the $350 million Mercy Joplin Replacement Hospital after an EF-5 tornado demolished the original facility. Other career highlights included serving as a project leader on the $250 million Generation Patient program, encompassing all five Alegent Health campuses (now CHI Health). Felton has also been instrumental in helping to expand the breadth of McCarthy's healthcare, Higher education, science & technology, commercial and water project work across Nebraska and western Iowa.
A Nebraska native, Felton earned a bachelor's degree in construction management from the University of Nebraska–Lincoln. He is a LEED Green Associate and an active member of the American Society of Healthcare Engineers (ASHE), Nebraska Society of Health Care Engineering (NSHE) and Design-Build Institute of America (DBIA).