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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.

Find a Leader for Your Next Project

  • Fitz O’Donnell

    Fitz O’Donnell

    Job Title
    Sr. Vice President Operations, Marine Business Unit
    Located in
    Auburn University
    Bachelor of Science, Civil Engineering 

    Fitz serves as the Marine Business Unit leader for the Channelview, TX office and McCarthy’s Southern Region. He is responsible for the strategy and opportunities for McCarthy in the Houston Ship Channel, Texas Gulf Coast, and beyond.  

    Fitz began with McCarthy in 2008 as an assistant project manager but has a total of over 22 years of industry experience. Upon joining McCarthy, he worked on a variety of marine, water treatment plant, and heavy civil construction projects, serving in multiple leadership positions before assuming his current role in 2019.  

    Fitz holds a Professional Engineer (P.E.) license in both Texas and Mississippi and is a member of multiple industry organizations including the PDCA Texas Chapter, Houston Port Region Economic Alliance, and more. He is a graduate of Auburn University with a B.S. in Civil Engineering.  

  • Jonathan W. Schmaltz

    Jonathan W. Schmaltz

    Job Title
    Director, Business Development
    Located in
    Texas A&M University
    Bachelor of Science Construction Science

    Jonathan brings over 15 years of Heavy Civil and Marine construction experience to his role in McCarthy’s Southern Region. He is responsible for building and maintaining strong relationships with partners doing business in the Heavy Civil, Marine and Ports market sectors. Before joining McCarthy, he worked on a wide range of projects along the Southern Atlantic and Gulf Coasts as a project engineer, project manager, estimator and in business development. Jonathan holds OSHA 30 Hour Hazard Recognition and PADI Rescue Diver certifications, and is an active member of the WEDA Gulf Coast Chapter, Economic Alliance of the Houston Port Region, Lonestar Harbor Safety Committee and the Maritime & Logistics Youth Expo. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Construction Science from Texas A&M University.