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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.

Find a Leader for Your Next Project

  • Ross Edwards

    Ross Edwards

    Job Title
    Sr. Vice President, Operations
    Located in
    Las Vegas
    Education
    Georgia Institute of Technology
    Bachelor of Science, Building Construction

    Ross Edwards leads our Nevada operations, providing oversight across a diverse portfolio of projects including aviation, civil, commercial, healthcare, higher education, parking, renewable energy, and water/wastewater. With over two decades of operational and leadership experience, he has worked in all facets of the business as both a general contractor and owner’s representative. His extensive knowledge of the construction industry, and regard for leading teams in collaborative environments, has been a key attribute to McCarthy’s growth within the Silver State. Ross’ relationships extend beyond the industry and into the community through his support of the American Heart Association and Nevada Childhood Cancer Foundation. He is also passionate about staying connected with his alma mater, previously serving on the Construction Advisory Board for Georgia Tech.  

  • Nate Jacobs

    Nate Jacobs

    Job Title
    Vice President, Business Development
    Located in
    Las Vegas
    Education
    Montana State University, Bozeman
    Bachelor of Science, Construction Engineering

    Nate Jacobs is responsible for managing strategic client relationships and market visibility in Nevada. He focuses in both public and private markets, with an emphasis on early project development, project team creation, and design partner integration. In addition to his daily operational responsibilities, he’s also taken on leadership roles in training, recruiting, community outreach, and industry involvement.  

    Nate is active in the National Association of Industrial Office Properties (NAIOP), Design-Build Association of America (DBIA), Associated General Contractors (AGC), Nevada Contractors Association, and Henderson Chamber of Commerce. His professional credentials include a LEED AP BD+C and an American Institute of Constructors Associate Constructor

  • Mike Myers

    Mike Myers

    Job Title
    President, Southern Pacific Region
    Located in
    Newport Beach
    Education
    Purdue University
    Bachelor of Science Civil Engineering

    Named regional president in January 2018, Mike reports directly to McCarthy President and COO Scott Wittkop. Mike formerly served as Vice President and Chief Operating Officer at Castle Contracting for more than 16 years. During his tenure as COO of Castle, he was responsible for all field and office operations as well as the business development and estimating functions. Under his leadership, Castle has grown to a highly successful business with over 200 employees. After the McCarthy acquisition of Castle in late 2014, Mike became Executive Vice President and a member of the McCarthy Executive Committee. He is also a member of the Board of Directors. Prior to his relocation to California, Mike was also associated with the ACE Mentor Program of St. Louis, AGC of Missouri, Eastern Missouri Laborers and the Flags of Valor organization.

  • Jeff Wood

    Jeff Wood

    Job Title
    Executive Vice President, Operations
    Located in
    Las Vegas
    Education
    Missouri University of Science & Technology
    Bachelor of Science Engineering Management & Industrial Engineering

    With 15 years of development and construction experience, Jeff Wood currently oversees McCarthy operations to ensure performance of the company and project teams in Nevada. Since joining McCarthy in 2012, he has helped establish the company as one of Las Vegas’ top gaming, hospitality and entertainment builders, collaborating with clients such as Station Casinos, Hakkasan, Brooklyn Bowl and Top Golf, among others. In addition, Jeff has helped reinforce our commitment to the Rocky Mountain Region overseeing the establishment of a full-service Colorado office.

    Jeff currently serves on various committees with the Associated General Contractors and is a member of the Nevada Contractor’s and Nevada Professional Facilities Manager Association. He lends his leadership and talent to support numerous organizations including the American Heart Association, Nevada Childhood Cancer Foundation, St Jude’s Ranch in Boulder City, and the School Community Partnership Program with Clark County School District. His commitment to community and the construction industry has led to numerous awards including being named an Engineering News-Record Southwest Top 20 Under 40 in 2015.