Frank Scopetti, senior vice president of the Water Services team at McCarthy Building Companies, has been named to the board of advisors for the Construction Industry Institute.

The Construction Industry Institute, based at The University of Texas at Austin, is a consortium of more than 100 leading owner, engineering-contractor and supplier firms from both the public and private arenas.

These organizationshave joined together to enhance the business effectiveness and sustainability of the capital facility lifecycle through research, related initiatives andindustry alliances.

“Frank brings strong experience in mechanical and civil work to this prominent national industry organization,” said Bo Calbert, president of McCarthy Southwest. “He always approaches his work with ‘best practices’ thinking, which is an asset to an organization that’s dedicated to improving the delivery of capital facilities.”

At McCarthy, Scopetti is responsible for all aspects of water/wastewater treatment plant projects and serves as the team lead on some of the largest and most complex projects in the nation.

In addition to his work at McCarthy, Scopetti has professional and community affiliations with the AZ Water Association and the Association for Construction Excellence (ACE) where he served as the chairperson for the Design Assist Task Force-Services and Deliverables.

He also serves on the board of directors for the Elite Service-Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business Network-Arizona Chapter (Elite SDVOB-AZ).

The Scottsdale resident holds a bachelor of science degree in mechanical engineering from Penn State University as well as a bachelor’s degree in business administration from Indiana University of Pennsylvania.