Justin Kelton, McCarthy Building Companies
- April 12, 2019
-- Justin Kelton, president of McCarthy Building Companies (mailto:www.mccarthy.com)
' Southwest region, was recently elected chair of the board of directors for the Support Sky Harbor Coalition, a nonprofit 501(c)4 organization that supports the Sky Harbor community and its neighbors through education, advocacy and outreach.
McCarthy has been involved with the Support Sky Harbor Coalition for 15 years. During this time, McCarthy volunteers have participated in the Coalition's events and neighborhood clean-ups regularly, working to help residents and neighborhoods in the vicinity of the airport. Justin joined the Support Sky Harbor Collation board in 2014. He was named treasurer in 2017 and served as vice chair in 2018.
"Justin's leadership on the board has been exemplary. He is focused on not only making sure the organization is focused on its mission, but he has also done a great job in building stronger partnerships with other business leaders and organizations to demonstrate how important Sky Harbor International Airport is as the state's greatest economic engine," said David Schwartz, executive director of the Support Sky Harbor Coalition. "Justin and the entire McCarthy team have led by immersing themselves in all aspects of the Sky Harbor community."
Kelton joined McCarthy in 2001 after serving as a U.S. Marine, and he moved into the top leadership role for the Southwest division in 2017. He earned a Civil and Environmental degree from Vermont Technical College. He also currently serves on the American Heart Association board of directors and is a former board member for the Arizona Builders' Alliance and the Arizona Chamber of Commerce. He also participates in McCarthy Heart Hats, the volunteer-based community outreach arm of McCarthy Building Companies that includes McCarthy employees and their family members who support the communities in which they live, work and play by volunteering for community projects and fundraising efforts.About McCarthy Building Companies:
McCarthy Building Companies, Inc. (http://www.mccarthy.com/
) is the oldest privately held national construction company in the country – with more than 150 years spent collaborating with partners to solve complex building challenges on behalf of its clients. With an unrelenting focus on safety and a comprehensive quality program that span all phases of every project, McCarthy utilizes industry-leading design phase and construction techniques combined with value-add technology to maximize outcomes. Repeatedly honored as a Best Place to Work and Healthiest Employer, McCarthy is ranked the 20th largest domestic general contractor (Engineering News-Record
, May 2018). With approximately 1,700 salaried employees and offices in St. Louis, Atlanta; Collinsville, Ill.; Portage, Ind.; Kansas City, Kan.; Phoenix; Las Vegas; Denver; Dallas, Houston; Albuquerque;
and San Diego, Newport Beach, San Francisco, San Jose and Sacramento, Calif. McCarthy is 100 percent employee owned (http://www.mccarthy.com/about/employee-owners/
). More information about the company is available online at www.mccarthy.com or by following the company on Facebook (http://www.facebook.com/
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.About the Support Sky Harbor Coalition:
The Support Sky Harbor Coalition (http://www.supportskyharbor.com)
, formed in 2002, is a non-profit 501(c)(4) organization. The Coalition strives to educate the public about the economic benefits and quality of life advantages Sky Harbor brings to the people of Arizona and is dedicated to supporting the continued development of the airport and the enhancement of its existing operations. As the Greater Phoenix metropolitan area continues to grow, it is extremely important that we support the vital services and growth of Sky Harbor, which serves the traveling public and goods.