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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.

  • Brian Timmer

    Brian Timmer

    Job Title
    Director, Business Development
    Located in
    St. Louis
    Education
    Ferris State University
    Bachelor of Applied Science, Construction Management

    Brian Timmer has more than two decades of experience in construction, with nearly 15 of those focused specifically in industrial construction. Working in all facets of our business, from estimating to project management, Brian brings this well-rounded background to his role as director of business development in the industrial market and McCarthy’s national energy strategy focusing on renewables and generations. He is a Certified Professional Constructor and actively participates in the Associated General Contractors of America, Council of Owners and Construction Associates (COCA), St. Louis Council of Construction Consumers (SLCCC), Construction Industry Institute (CII) and the St. Louis Chapter of Make-A-Wish. 

  • Rowena Amelung

    Rowena Amelung

    Job Title
    Business Development Manager
    Located in
    St. Louis
    Education
    University of Missouri
    Bachelor of Science, Civil Engineering

    Rowena Amelung has served in key project management, quality and business development roles at McCarthy since 2007. Working closely with clients such as Boeing, General Motors and Miller Coors, she has expertise in heavy industrial and manufacturing markets and understands their unique challenges and the solutions needed to deliver project excellence. Rowena holds multiple certifications and licenses including Construction Quality Management Certification (CQMC - U.S. Army Corps of Engineers), Certified Welding Inspector (CWI - American Welding Society) and OSHA-30 Construction Safety & Health. She is an active member of Commercial Real Estate Women (CREW), St. Louis Council of Construction Consumers (SLCCC), Hawthorn Foundation and serves as a national committee member for the McCarthy Partnership for Women.

  • Mike Schulte

    Mike Schulte

    Job Title
    Sr. Vice President
    Located in
    Houston
    Education
    University of Miami
    Master of Business Administration
    University of Southern Indiana
    Bachelor of Science Finance
    Bachelor of Science Economics

    Mike Schulte oversees McCarthy’s Marine & Industrial business in the Southern Region. In his role, Mike is responsible for all port, petrochemical, and oil and gas clients across the Gulf Coast with a vigilant focus on safety, client-focused delivery and operational excellence. Prior to assuming this role, Mike helped transform the McCarthy Southern Region into a high-performing business as the financial leader of the region. 

    With extensive experience in various roles and industries, Mike’s background includes leadership roles with financial, marketing, research and development, and operations teams. This experience, as well as his previous focus on mergers and acquisitions, allows him to bring a diverse skill set to our Marine & Industrial business. Mike serves on the Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) board in Houston and is also active in the Life Message charity organization in Dallas.