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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.

  • Shaun Sleeth

    Shaun Sleeth

    Job Title
    President, Northern Pacific Region
    Located in
    Sacramento
    Education
    California Polytechnic State University
    Bachelor of Science Construction Management

    Shaun Sleeth is responsible for overseeing all McCarthy operations in the Northern Pacific Region. He has been with McCarthy his entire career, serving in a number of field and leadership positions before assuming his current role.

    After graduating in 2004 with a Bachelor of Science in construction management from California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, Shaun joined McCarthy’s Southern California Region, serving as a project engineer and project manager. He moved into the role of quality director, earning an “Excellence in Teaming” award from the Design-Build Institute of America (DBIA) for the St. Jude Medical Center Northwest Tower. In 2015 he served as business development director for the firm’s healthcare market in Southern California, and prior to his current role, he served as executive vice president, overseeing McCarthy’s operations throughout the California Central Valley and north into Oregon.

    By leveraging his knowledge of local and national construction markets, commitment to Lean principles and progressive delivery methods, along with his proven field experience, Shaun is driven to lead teams that help McCarthy’s Northern Pacific clients build impactful projects that shape the landscape, support the local community, and achieve their goals.

  • Ann Poppen

    Ann Poppen

    Job Title
    Sr. Vice President, Operations
    Located in
    Sacramento
    Education
    Purdue University
    Bachelor of Science, Construction Engineering and Management

    Ann Poppen is the Senior Vice President of Operations in McCarthy’s Northern Pacific region. She serves as the primary point of contact across preconstruction and construction phases of client projects to ensure effective implementation of quality and safety programs, cost control and project close-out.  

    Since joining the McCarthy team as Project Director in 2018, Ann has been instrumental in helping NorPac win key projects like Stanislaus County’s New Modesto Courthouse and is responsible for overseeing a collaborative integrated CM-at-Risk delivery model. Ann raises the bar for success through her energy, knowledge and people-first attitude. 

    Ann brings more than 30 years of operational experience in design, planning, preconstruction design phase services and project execution. With extensive expertise in design phase services and operations, Ann has the added understanding of project life cycle considerations. Her people-first approach has helped her lead initiatives like McCarthy’s Director Peer Group. She is LEED AP certified and a member of the Design-Build Institute of America (DBIA).   

  • Ian McQuoid

    Ian McQuoid

    Job Title
    Sr. Vice President, Operations
    Located in
    Sacramento
    Education
    California State University, Sacramento
    Bachelor of Science, Construction Management

    Ian McQuoid serves as Senior Vice President of Operations and Sacramento Business Unit Leader for McCarthy’s Northern Pacific Region. With nearly 25 years of experience leading projects throughout Northern California, Ian plays an instrumental role in cultivating high-performing teams, while strengthening the strategies and near-term opportunities for growth across multiple markets.

    Ian is a tenured McCarthy leader, known for his commitment to developing strong teams and long-standing relationships across the region and in Sacramento. Ian’s background leading projects from Fresno to Yreka and San Jose to San Francisco enables him to offer clients across the market a broad and well-rounded perspective. His diverse and expansive knowledge of the industry serves as a north star for his involvement in many important projects across the region.

  • Rod Riddle

    Rod Riddle

    Job Title
    Sr. Vice President, Operations
    Located in
    Sacramento
    Education
    California State University Sacramento
    Bachelor of Science Construction Management
    Minor Business Administration
    LEED AP BD + C

    "Rodney serves as Senior Vice President Operations of specialty markets for McCarthy’s Northern Pacific Region. Rodney brings more than 27 years of experience in the construction industry and is responsible for integrating various McCarthy departments into each parking structure and renewable energy project, facilitating necessary conversations between different teams to foster collaboration and productivity and anticipate any potential conflicts. Rodney has a gift for discovering the hidden opportunities that make projects great, by keeping an open mind to different ideas while targeting solutions that maximize value to project stakeholders.  

    Rodney is the past president for American Society of Professional Estimators and served as a committee member for Design-Build Institute of America Sacramento Chapter."

  • Jay Yost

    Jay Yost

    Job Title
    Vice President, Business Development
    Located in
    Sacramento
    Education
    Sacramento State University
    Bachelor of Science Construction Management
    Minor in Business Administration
    Point Loma Nazarene University
    Master of Arts Organizational Leadership

    Jay Yost transitioned to the McCarthy business development team in 2017, bringing along a decade of construction and preconstruction experience from his career with the company. He began with McCarthy as a project engineer and ultimately served as preconstruction director before transitioning into his current role. He now focuses on the principles of stakeholder value and organizational effectiveness to develop and lead high-performing pursuit teams while building strong client relationships to seek out new business opportunities.

    Jay is an active board member with the CREATE Mentoring Program, which focuses on inspiring high school students interested in pursuing careers in the built environment. He also is a general board member for The Center for Fathers and Families.