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LAS VEGAS – McCarthy Building Companies Inc., one of the nation’s oldest and largest privately-owned construction companies, has appointed Rachel McGinn as Head of Integrated Design for its Las Vegas office. McGinn brings to her new role extensive experience in architectural and sustainability design, client relationships and project management in the design phase and will work closely with members of McCarthy’s preconstruction and construction team.
“Our continued commitment to providing a collaborative, integrated and personalized approach to the design phase of every project exemplifies our commitment to quality and innovation,” said Ross Edwards, vice president of operations. “Rachel’s background in architectural design and project management strengthens our capabilities by ensuring our ability to provide every client and design partner with an exceptional experience from start to finish of the project. “
McGinn joins McCarthy after working as an architectural designer for two years at JCJ Architecture in Las Vegas, where she was involved in designing a diverse portfolio of projects including Marquee Dayclub at the Cosmopolitan Resort, several schools for the Clark County School District. and David Marks Tower located at the University of Southern California. Prior to that, McGinn spent more than three years at Klai Juba Wald Architecture + Interiors, first as an architectural designer, then as a project manager contributing to large-scale projects such as the convention center expansion. of Las Vegas and the remodel of the Palms Casino Resort.
In her new role, McGinn will be an integral part of design meetings with the architect, owner, consultants and business partners during the early phases of a project. She will coordinate daily design operations with the design team, often providing detailed solutions to project challenges in real time. In addition to guiding the design documents, it will provide stakeholders with relevant information to make early decisions that support the long-term goals of the project. During construction, she will be involved in office and field operations, working with the entire team to resolve problems and unforeseen conditions in the fastest and most efficient manner possible.
“I thrive in collaborative environments and look forward to championing design excellence within McCarthy’s design-build team,” said McGinn. “Exceeding customer expectations is my ultimate goal. “
McCarthy Building Companies, Inc. is one of the nation’s oldest privately-owned national construction companies – with over 150 years working with partners to solve complex construction problems on behalf of our clients. With a focus on safety and a comprehensive quality program that covers all phases of each project, McCarthy uses state-of-the-art design and construction techniques combined with value-added technology to maximize results. Awarded multiple times as Best Place to Work, McCarthy has been operating in Nevada since 1973. McCarthy is 100% employee-owned. For more information, visit www.mccarthy.com.