Mike McWay: McCarthy president, TEXO Association Chairman

Mike McWay of Dallas will serve as chairman of TEXO Association's 2012 directorial board.

Blue Ribbon News ‘Good People’ series shines the spotlight on Mike McWay, construction firm president who builds character, too

(Dallas) The TEXO Association, the largest commercial contractors association in Texas, has appointed Mike McWay, Texas Division President of Dallas-based McCarthy Building Companies, Inc., as chairman of this year’s directorial board.

McWay will manage a 26-member, volunteer board of directors who work together to establish association policies and strategies.

“I am honored to serve as this year’s chairman of TEXO and to be able to work with the board, members and staff to further its mission to create an outstanding construction community,” said McWay. “I’m looking forward to helping the association grow and unify the construction community.”

TEXO is one of the largest associations affiliated with both the national Associated Builders and Contractors, Inc. and the Associated General Contractors ofAmerica. It serves a membership of more than 1,900 commercial contractors. The mission of TEXO is to work together to build the best construction community through unity and leadership.

An active member of TEXO for more than a decade, McWay most recently served as president-elect and has served on the board for the past six years. McWay also acts as an advisory member of the Construction Industry Outreach Advisory Council. For the past seven years, he has served on the advisory board of First Tee of Greater Dallas, a group that promotes golf as a character building, healthy life choice.

The Texas Division of McCarthy works on many notable projects in DFW, including The Park. The downtown greenspace area on Woodall Rodgers is scheduled for completion at the end of 2012.

McWay has been with McCarthy for 30 years in numerous roles within the company, supervising some of the firm’s most notable projects including the Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport Terminal D, the W Dallas Victory Hotel & Residences and the AT&T Performing Arts Center Dee & Charles Wyly Theatre.

About McCarthy

Celebrating 30 years of building in Texas, McCarthy is the nation’s 10th largest domestic general contractor (Engineering News-Record, May 2011) and one of the nation’s oldest privately held construction firms.

An employee-owned company, McCarthy offers general contracting, construction management and design/build services for the following project types: healthcare, parking structures, educational, office buildings, bridges and highways, water/wastewater, laboratory, biotechnology, entertainment, retail, microelectronic, and industrial facilities, tenant interiors and mixed-use.

In addition to Dallas, McCarthy has offices in Houston, Sacramento, San Francisco, San Diego and Newport Beach, Calif.; Phoenix, Las Vegas, St. Louis and Atlanta.

For more information, visit mccarthy.com.

Story, photo and rendering submitted by Vicky Smithee, C. Pharr and Company.

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