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.

  • Bo Calbert

    Bo Calbert

    Job Title
    President, Southwest Region
    Located in
    Phoenix
    Education
    Missouri State University
    Bachelor of Science Construction Technology Management
    Pittsburg State University
    Master of Science Construction Management

    Bo Calbert joined McCarthy more than 34 years ago, during which he has worked in four of the company’s divisions in a variety of positions, quickly ascending through the ranks thanks to his leadership skills and in-depth knowledge of construction and business acumen. Over the past decade, Bo’s leadership of the Southwest has entailed expanding the company’s geographic footprint beyond Arizona and into Nevada, New Mexico and Colorado, as well as developing new and existing market sectors. Most recently, he has been instrumental in the guided growth national business teams in solar and renewable energy, water/wastewater treatment and infrastructure. In addition, he is actively involved with McCarthy's workforce development initiative.

    Bo’s personal experience as a builder spans across more than 10 states in multiple industries, including healthcare, water/wastewater, hospitality, office and public works. His range of experience, combined with the varied market needs have served as a foundation for establishing the Southwest Region's diverse business services and earned McCarthy Southwest recognition as 2014 Contractor of the Year by Engineering News Record Southwest.

    Outside of McCarthy, Bo is actively engaged in the community and industry, serving as an advisory board member for the Alliance for Construction Excellence and to the president of Scottsdale Community College. He is a board member of the Arizona Chamber of Commerce and also serves as member of Greater Phoenix Leadership and the Associated General Contractors’ Project Delivery Committee.

  • Justin Kelton

    Justin Kelton

    Job Title
    Executive Vice President, Operations
    Located in
    Phoenix
    Education
    Vermont Technical College
    Bachelor of Science Civil and Environmental

    As Executive Vice President, Justin Kelton has leadership responsibility for all commercial markets within the Southwest, including Arizona, Nevada, New Mexico and Colorado. His career with McCarthy began as a laborer on a hospital construction project. After several years in the trades and a stint in the United States Marine Corps, Justin became a project engineer in 2001 with McCarthy in the Southwest. He was quickly made a project director, and within a few years his professional construction career advanced him to vice president and senior vice president, prior to him moving into his current role.

    Over the years, Justin’s leadership has been instrumental in developing and expanding the division’s education services, including the launch of Job Order Contracting. In addition, his leadership has been essential to growing McCarthy's national solar, healthcare, municipal and commercial market sectors. He enjoys nurturing trusted relationships with clients and community leaders, while fostering an environment where engaged teams excel. He is currently serving the community as a board member of the American Heart Association’s Greater Phoenix Chapter and the Support Sky Harbor Coalition and is a member of the Arizona Builder’s Alliance American Society of Civil Engineers and WESTMARC.

  • Joe Brunsman

    Joe Brunsman

    Job Title
    Senior Vice President, Operations
    Located in
    Phoenix
    Education
    Arizona State University
    Bachelor of Science Construction Management

    Joe Brunsman serves as the business unit leader of the Infrastructure team for in the Southwest. As the lead of the Infrastructure team, Joe is responsible for overseeing water and wastewater projects, airport projects and general civil projects within the division. His team offers general contracting, construction management, program management and design-build services for infrastructure projects in Arizona, California, Colorado, New Mexico, Nevada and Texas.  

    During his nearly 30 years in the construction industry, Joe has managed many of the firm’s largest construction projects. He started his career as an apprentice carpenter and joined McCarthy in 2008 as a project manager. Since then he has become one of the firm’s most experienced managers of large self-perform civil and concrete construction projects, working closely with owners, design teams and trade partners to deliver outstanding quality.

  • Dhruv Patel

    Dhruv Patel

    Job Title
    Vice President, Engineering, Procurement & Construction
    Located in
    Phoenix
    Education
    Arizona State University
    Bachelors of Science Electrical Engineering
    Master of Business Administration
    Auburn University Masters Certificate Business Improvement

    Dhruv Patel currently serves as vice president of engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) within the company’s Renewable Energy team. In this role, he oversees design and procurement of equipment and leads supplier and subcontractor selection and negotiation nationally for McCarthy’s renewable projects. Dhruv brings his experience with renewable and conventional power plants, transmission line, and substation design and construction to assist clients considering solar and energy-related projects across the country. His familiarity includes site identification and acquisition, financial analysis, permit and design management, EPC contract negotiation, regulatory strategy, capital budget management, procurement of equipment, supplier and subcontractor selection, negotiation and compliance reporting.

  • Mike Gonzalez

    Mike Gonzalez

    Job Title
    Director, Preconstruction
    Located in
    Phoenix
    Education
    Arizona State University
    Bachelor of Science Construction Management

    Mike Gonzalez oversees McCarthy’s Integrated Design Delivery process in the Southwest, including design integration, constructability and design reviews, dynamic estimating, trend log management and virtual design and construction. During his 25-plus year career, he has worked with clients in a variety of industries including life science, infrastructure, manufacturing, industrial, power, hospitality, healthcare, commercial, parking, high-technology and higher education. His experience also includes more than 20 years as a specialty subcontractor installing process mechanical, HVAC and plumbing systems maximizing prefabrication and modularization of systems.

    Mike has served for more than 28 years as a United States Army Engineer officer, where he is currently a colonel in the Arizona Army National Guard commanding the Regional Training Institute. A LEED Accredited and DBIA Professional, he is a member of the U.S. Green Building Council, Design-Build Institute of America, Mechanical Contractors Association of America, Sheet Metal and Air Conditioning Contractors National Association, and Alliance for Construction Excellence, and serves on the Industry Advisory board for Arizona State University E. Webb School of Construction and Western Maricopa Education Center HVAC program.

  • Lee O'Connell

    Lee O'Connell

    Job Title
    Project Director
    Located in
    New Mexico
    Education
    Arizona State University
    Bachelor of Science Engineering

    With more than 15 years of experience in the construction industry, Lee O’Connell has developed a reputation as someone who forges collaboration with owners, design teams and subcontractors. His leadership in recent years has been instrumental in building the firm’s New Mexico office, where he served as the office Director until 2015.

    Lee joined McCarthy in 2003 and has developed a diversified background of commercial projects including expertise in healthcare. He has held multiple roles throughout his career with McCarthy which give him the ability to understand the project from concept to closeout. In addition to his current McCarthy responsibilities, Lee served as past executive board member of the Associated General Contractors, New Mexico and is current a member of Arizona Chapter of Lean Construction Institute and Central Arizona Society for Healthcare Engineering. He also holds the Healthcare Construction Certificate from the American Society for Healthcare Engineering.

  • Antonya Williams

    Antonya Williams

    Job Title
    Director, Design Integration
    Located in
    Phoenix
    Education
    California State University, Chico
    Bachelor of Science Construction Management

    Antonya Williams is primarily involved in the preconstruction phase of McCarthy projects, working with project teams and collaborating with the project stakeholders. She brings more than a decade of experience in the construction industry, including nearly eight years of hands-on project management experience in the field and design management experience on design-build projects.

    In addition to her responsibilities with McCarthy, Antonya is actively involved with ACE Mentoring, Urban Land Institute, Design Build Institute of America, Alliance for Construction Excellence, New Pathways for Youth, Leukemia and Lymphoma Society and the National Association of Women in Construction.

  • Tara Malloy

    Tara Malloy

    Job Title
    Director, Client Services
    Located in
    Phoenix

    Tara Malloy is responsible for business development and client services, particularly in K-12 education and community colleges, for McCarthy's Southwest Division. With more than 23 years of experience in the construction and development industries, she has developed meaningful business partnerships with many school districts and public school foundations, as well as individual schools throughout her career. Tara is actively involved in the Arizona Association of School Business Officials, Arizona School Boards Association, Arizona School Administrators Association, and Arizona Association of Latino Administrators and Superintendents.

  • Scott Canada

    Scott Canada

    Job Title
    Sr. Vice President, Renewable Energy
    Located in
    Phoenix
    Education
    Texas Tech University
    Bachelor of Science Chemical Engineering
    Arizona State University
    MSc Construction Management

    Scott Canada oversees McCarthy’s renewable energy projects in the Southwestern U.S., with a focus on the solar marketplace. Since joining McCarthy’s Solar Team in 2009 as a preconstruction director, he has helped position McCarthy as an industry leader in solar design and construction. Scott has nearly two decades of experience in the energy industry and is certified as an Energy Manager and Power Quality Professional through the Association of Energy Engineers, along with holding his LEED AP BD+C designation.

    Early in his career, Scott gained renewable energy experience with renewable energy working for Arizona Public Service. He expanded his knowledge by managing large utility scale EPC solar projects and overseeing a detailed utility impact study on the value solar brings to utility distribution, transmission and generation systems. Today, Scott’s deep technical understanding of the solar marketplace is something clients and partners have come to count on in this continuously evolving marketplace.