Ben Watkins

Ben Watkins

Job Title
Vice President
Located in
Atlanta
Education
Auburn University
Bachelor of Science in Building Construction

As vice president, Ben Watkins supports the McCarthy team based out of the firm’s Atlanta office. He joined McCarthy as an assistant project manager in 2007 and was promoted to vice president in 2015. His experience ranges in project types from higher education to healthcare and solar and encompasses in excess of $1 billion in volume during his 11-year career with McCarthy. Ben’s southern roots and experience in the Atlanta market, coupled with a strong commitment to developing and maintaining strong relationships, have helped him deliver exceptional results for McCarthy’s clients.

In addition to his responsibilities with McCarthy, Ben serves on the board of directors for the Construction Education Foundation of Georgia) and participates in Georgia Association of State Facilities Administrators, Construction Owner’s Association of America, Georgia Hospital Association, Georgia Society for Healthcare Engineers, Georgia Alliance of Community Hospitals, Associated General Contractors of Georgia, Associated Builders and Contractors  and is active in McCarthy’s Heart Hats community outreach program. Ben holds General Contracting Licenses in the states of Georgia, Alabama, South Carolina and North Carolina and is a LEED Accredited Professional in Building Design and Construction. Ben also participates in coaching youth sports with his family.