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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
    Education
    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.

  • Paul Erb

    Paul Erb

    Job Title
    Vice President, Operations
    Located in
    San Jose
    Education
    Manhattan College
    Bachelor of Science Civil Engineering

    As Vice President for McCarthy in the San Jose/Silicon Valley region, Paul Erb oversees all company services in the South Bay. With more than 18 years of experience in the building industry, Paul has overseen the construction of some of Northern California's marquee projects and worked with a variety of clients including Stanford University, Apple, Veterans Affairs Palo Alto Health Care System, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory and University of California, Berkeley, among others. Known for his skill as a consensus builder focused on forming strong project teams, he is active in a number of industry and community organizations and holds a LEED AP BD+C designation from the United States Green Building Council. 

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  • Nick Sandersfeld

    Nick Sandersfeld

    Job Title
    Director, Business Development
    Located in
    San Jose
    Education
    Iowa State University
    Bachelor of Science Marketing
    Bachelor of Science Natural Resource Ecology & Management

    Nick Sandersfeld is responsible for pursuing projects and meeting the evolving needs of clients in the greater San Jose area, with a focus on industrial, laboratory, corporate office, parking structure, educational and government facilities. He brings more than a decade of business development and marketing experience in the Santa Clara area construction industry to his role as director of business development at McCarthy. In addition to his responsibilities at McCarthy, Nick is actively involved in NAIOP, CoreNet Global, Urban Land Institute, RECON, SPUR and non-profit organizations such as the Boy Scouts of America and Rebuilding Together.