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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.

  • Mike Myers

    Mike Myers

    Job Title
    President, Southern California 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.

  • Suzy Cruden

    Suzy Cruden

    Job Title
    Director, Business Development
    Located in
    San Diego
    Education
    University of California, San Diego
    Bachelor of Arts Economics

    Suzy is Director of Business Development for the McCarthy Southern California Region based in San Diego. A former design manager, Suzy has worked closely with design and preconstruction teams to bring best value solutions to our clients. With more than a decade of experience in the construction industry and having worked for a large healthcare system prior to joining McCarthy, she brings a unique owner’s perspective to our projects. Her expertise in working with clients and architects in a collaborative environment provides the background helps McCarthy deliver an exceptional experience for clients in San Diego and the Southern California region. A certified DBIA Professional, Suzy is also active in McCarthy Partnership for Women, an employee resource group supporting the recruitment, development and retention of women at McCarthy and in our industry to broaden diversity of perspective.

  • Bob Betz

    Bob Betz

    Job Title
    Executive Vice President, Operations
    Located in
    San Diego
    Education
    California State University, Fullerton
    Bachelor of Science Civil Engineering
    Cerritos College
    Associate of Arts Degree Architectural Engineering

    With nearly 25 years of construction industry experience, Robert Betz joined McCarthy in 1994, serving in various leadership roles for the firm’s Southern California Region. In his position as executive vice president, Bob is responsible for establishing strong relationships with clients and partners in the San Diego region, along with overseeing the overall operations of McCarthy’s San Diego office

    Bob has played an integral role in the successful completion of a variety of large-scale McCarthy construction projects in San Diego and Orange counties. He has also been instrumental in establishing McCarthy among the top green builders in the region and helped lead the region's use of leading technology on jobsites. He holds certificates of Construction Technology, OSHA 500 Construction Safety, and OSHA 501 General Industry Safety from the University of California, San Diego.

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