McCarthy Building Companies, Inc. Southern Region has promoted Al Gomez to vice president, operations of the Houston division. In this role, Gomez is responsible for integrating McCarthy’s various departments, while leading management and operations on all projects. Gomez’s responsibilities include coordination of preconstruction strategies, ensuring excellent client service and overseeing safety for the division. He possesses strong ties to the local market and brings a depth of experience in healthcare.
Gomez has worked with McCarthy for more than 14 years. Originally hired as a project engineer in McCarthy’s central division, Gomez focused mostly on major healthcare and research projects. He relocated to Houston in 2011 where he continued his focus and worked on major projects including Texas Children’s Hospital, University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center and CHRISTUS Spohn Health System.
“Al continues to be a great asset to our McCarthy team,” said McCarthy Houston Division President, Jim Stevenson. “He has been instrumental in some of the most challenging projects in our region, his experience and leadership skills make Al the perfect fit for the position.”
Gomez is a member of the Associated General Contractors (AGC) of Houston and he is certified by the U.S. Green Building Council, American Society for Healthcare Engineering (ASHE) and Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA). Gomez earned a Bachelor of Science in Architectural Engineering with an emphasis on Structural Engineering and another Bachelor of Science in Construction Management from Milwaukee School of Engineering.
McCarthy Building Companies, Inc. is the oldest privately held national construction company in the country – with more than 150 years spent collaborating with partners to solve complex building challenges on behalf of its clients. With an unrelenting focus on safety and a comprehensive quality program that span all phases of every project, McCarthy utilizes industry-leading design phase and construction techniques combined with value-add technology to maximize outcomes. Repeatedly honored as a Best Place to Work and Healthiest Employer, McCarthy is ranked the 14th largest domestic general contractor (Engineering News-Record, May 2018). With approximately 3,700 salaried employees and craft professionals, the firm has offices in St. Louis, Atlanta; Collinsville, Ill.; Portage, Ind.; Kansas City, Kan.; Omaha, Neb.; Phoenix; Las Vegas; Denver; Dallas, Houston; Albuquerque; and San Diego, Newport Beach, San Francisco, San Jose and Sacramento, Calif. McCarthy is 100 percent employee owned. More information about the company is available online at www.mccarthy.com or by following the company on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Instagram and Google+.