McCarthy Building Companies Inc. recently promoted Justin Kelton to executive vice president of Arizona construction in the Southwest Division.
In his new role, Kelton will oversee operations and business development in airport, municipal, healthcare, commercial development, solar and renewable energy, parking, higher-education, K-12 and job order contracting construction projects in Arizona. He is also responsible for new market sector expansion in the state. The Arizona team that Kelton leads includes approximately 100 employees.
“Justin’s business development savvy, community focus, and drive has helped McCarthy forge numerous valuable new relationships over the course of his career, particularly in the education and commercial development sectors,” said Bo Calbert, president of McCarthy’s Southwest Division. “He is a proven leader who personally demonstrates that we go “all in” for our clients, which sets a great example for everyone on the team.”
Kelton’s career in construction began as a laborer. He joined McCarthy in 2001 after serving as a U.S. Marine, and he has received several promotions over the past decade. He earned a Civil and Environmental Certificate from Vermont Technical College.
Kelton serves as a board member for the Arizona Builders’ Alliance and is on the American Heart Association of Arizona’s Executive Leadership Team. He is a member of the American Society of Civil Engineers and actively participates in McCarthy Heart Hats, the volunteer-based community outreach arm of McCarthy Building Companies.