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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.

  • Rich Henry

    Rich Henry

    Job Title
    President, Northern Pacific Division
    Located in
    San Francisco
    University of Missouri, Rolla
    Bachelor of Science Civil Engineering
    Golden Gate University, San Francisco
    Executive Master of Business Administration

    Rich Henry is responsible for overseeing all McCarthy operations in the Northern Pacific region. He has been with McCarthy for his entire career, starting as a project engineer, and then working his way up as project manager, senior project manager, project director and vice president. Rich has worked on a wide variety of projects including hospitals, microelectronics facilities, convention centers, research laboratories and parking structures, and he has also been instrumental in establishing McCarthy as a leader in K-12 and higher education facility school construction.

    Rich is an active board member of the California Construction Employers Association and the San Francisco Bay Area Council. In 2013, he was inducted into the Academy of Civil Engineers at the Missouri University of Science & Technology in recognition of his contribution to the construction industry and his community. He is also a member of the Executive Leadership Team for the East Bay Chapter of the American Heart Association.

  • Frances Choun

    Frances Choun

    Job Title
    Vice President, Business Development
    Located in
    San Francisco
    University of Hawaii at Manoa in Honolulu
    Bachelor of Architecture

    As a vice president in McCarthy’s Northern Pacific Division, Frances Choun develops and maintains business relationships with clients throughout the region. Her strong leadership has greatly contributed to the division’s overall growth, and after almost two decades with McCarthy, has helped propel us forward as one of the largest commercial contracting firms in California.

    Frances launched her career in architecture, where she developed an interest in the construction side of the business. Her exposure to the construction industry eventually led to her career transition. As an industry expert, she is regularly called upon by local, trade and national media to address new and projected trend, and is considered a pioneer in advancing women in the construction field. She was recently honored as a “Forever Influential Woman of Influence in Business” by the San Francisco Business Times.

    Having served in many leadership capacities for professional industry groups, Frances is the past president of the Commercial Real Estate Women’s (CREW) San Francisco Chapter, former president of the board for the San Francisco Telegraph Hill Neighborhood Center, and recent board member of the American Institute of Architects’ (AIA) San Francisco Chapter. She is currently on the construction management advisory board for the City College of San Francisco.