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Team Leaders

Great Team Leaders are Teammates First

We approach every project with a true collaborative mentality. Only by adopting a “We, Not I” mindset can we strengthen right partnerships — within our organization and outside of it — to exceed client objectives and strengthen our relationships in the commercial construction industry.

These seasoned leaders are responsible for building and maintaining strong client relationships and for growing capable, reliable teams that improve processes, speed delivery and support all facets of your commercial construction project.

  • Joe Jouvenal

    Joe Jouvenal

    Job Title
    President, Southern Region
    Located in
    Dallas
    Education
    Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
    Bachelor of Science Civil Engineering

    Joe is responsible for overseeing all McCarthy operations in the Southern Region. With more than 21 years of experience, he began with McCarthy as a project engineer and has held multiple field and leadership positions including project manager and project director. In his previous role as executive vice president operations for the Southern Region, he led management on projects in the healthcare, corporate and municipal market sectors.  

    An active advocate for the industry and workforce development, he also spends time supporting community organizations including Children’s Health of Dallas. Joe holds a Bachelor of Science in civil engineering from Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University.

  • Kamecia Mason

    Kamecia Mason

    Job Title
    Vice President, Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
    Located in
    Dallas
    Education
    University of Arkansas at Monticello
    Bachelor’s Degree, Communications and Criminal Justice

    Kamecia Mason serves as McCarthy’s Vice President, Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, overseeing the firm’s national internal and external strategy and implementation. Mason works in close collaboration with regional diversity directors across the company and reports directly to CEO Ray Sedey.

    With a reputation for leadership within the industry focused on enhancing inclusive cultures and community engagement, Mason joined McCarthy in June 2019 as Director of Diversity and Community Outreach for the McCarthy Southern Region. In this role, she helped McCarthy expand mentoring and outreach efforts, including the establishment of a new McCarthy Capacity Building Program optimizing the core business skills of Minority Business Enterprise (MBE) program participants.

    Mason has been recognized by multiple organizations for her commitment to diversity and leadership, including being named to the 2016 “40 under 40” list by the Dallas Business Journal, 2015 Top 50 Black Professionals and Entrepreneurs by D-Mars Magazine, 2014 Luna Women’s Business Advocate of the Year by the Regional Hispanic Contractors Association, and 2013 Advocate of the Year by the Dallas-Fort Worth Minority Supplier Development Council. Mason holds Certified Diversity Executive credentials from the Institute for Diversity.

  • Charles Buescher

    Charles Buescher

    Job Title
    Vice President, Business Development
    Located in
    Dallas
    Education
    University of Kansas
    Bachelor of Architecture
    Bachelor of Science Architectural Engineering
    Bachelor of Environmental Design

    With more than three decades of experience, Charlie Buescher leads McCarthy's business development activities and client relationships in Texas, focusing on McCarthy's commercial and healthcare businesses. His deep industry relationships and strength in leading multi-disciplinary internal and external teams makes Buescher a valuable member of McCarthy's Texas team.

    A LEED Accredited Professional, Charlie is a licensed architect in the states of Texas and Missouri. In addition to being an active member of TEXO and the American Institute of Architects, he also serves on the board of directors of Mi Escuelita and the Dallas Regional Chamber Economic Development Taskforce.

  • Nathan Kowallis

    Nathan Kowallis

    Job Title
    Senior Vice President, Dallas Business Unit
    Located in
    Dallas
    Education
    Brigham Young University
    Bachelor of Science, Construction Management

    Nathan serves as the Dallas Business Unit leader for McCarthy’s Southern Region. He is responsible for the strategy and near-term opportunities for McCarthy in the North Texas area. He began with McCarthy in 2008 as a project engineer and served in a variety of leadership positions in McCarthy’s Las Vegas Office and New Mexico Office before assuming his current role in Dallas. Known for his ability to lead high performing teams, Nathan has a passion for the professional development of his partners. He has been engaged in building and overseeing more than $850M of projects in many diverse market sectors including hospitality, aviation, healthcare and education. Nathan is a LEED AP BD+C accredited professional and sat on the AGC New Mexico board before moving to Texas. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Construction Management from Brigham Young University.