McCarthy Building Companies promoted Mike Corso to project director for the company’s growing Renewable Energy team within the Southwest division. He has two decades of construction experience.
In this new position, Corso will oversee a diverse portfolio of solar and energy related projects in Arizona, Nevada and New Mexico. He has been highly successful with forging true collaboration among the owner, design team and subcontractors on a variety of projects, and brings this experience to his new role.
As project director, he will also serve as a liaison between the office and field teams; champion job-site safety efforts and proactively manage project budgets and schedules. He previously served as project manager for the Renewable Energy team on solar projects in Chino Valley, Gila Bend and Hyder.
Corso joined McCarthy in 2003 as an MEP manager where he used the skills he gained working for an electrical subcontractor to ensureMcCarthy projects met the highest standards. In 2006, he was promoted and named the Southwest region’s first quality director. He also has the distinction of completing two of the newest project types for the McCarthy team, the Yuma Regional Medical Center Data Center and the APS Cotton Center Solar Station.
“Mike’s talents were instrumental in the success of many projects including 4th Avenue Jail, Lake Pleasant Water Treatment Plant and the Mesa South Water Reclamation Plant,” said Bo Calbert, president of McCarthy Southwest. “His commitment, integrity and passion for a wide array of McCarthy projects have been integral to our region’s success and have earned him this well-deserved promotion.”
Corso has a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering from Syracuse University. He is also a LEED Accredited Professional and a member of the U.S. Green Building Council.