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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.

  • Randy Highland

    Randy Highland

    Job Title
    President, California Region
    Located in
    Newport Beach
    Education
    Bradley University
    Bachelor of Science Civil Engineering

    With a passion for building, Randy Highland brings nearly 32 years of experience in the construction industry to his position as president of the California Region. In this role, Randy oversees all company operations and provides the necessary leadership to maintain McCarthy's established position as the leading community builder in California.

    Randy joined McCarthy in 1988 and has served in a variety of leadership positions including Preconstruction Director, Director of Parking Structures, TQM Director, Project Director, and Executive Vice President, Operations. Prior to assuming his current position, he served as President of McCarthy’s Nevada/Utah Division from 2004-2011.

  • Paul King

    Paul King

    Job Title
    Director, Business Development
    Located in
    San Diego
    Education
    University of Cincinnati
    Bachelor of Arts Business Administration

    Paul King is responsible for maintaining client relationships, developing the strategy for project pursuits, building strong project pursuit teams, and seeking out new business opportunities in the San Diego region. He brings nearly 13 years of experience in the construction industry.

    In addition to his responsibilities with McCarthy, Paul is a former board member of the Society for Marketing Professional Services Orange County and served as a committee member for Design-Build Institute of America Western Region. He also leads McCarthy’s Heart Hats philanthropic focus in San Diego.

  • 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 Division. 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 division’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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