McCarthy Building Companies, Inc., one of California’s preeminent builders, announced that Jeffrey Lovejoy has joined the firm as director of business development, healthcare services. Lovejoy replaces Scott Lawrence who has moved into the role of project director, commercial services for McCarthy. Based in the firm’s Newport Beach office, Lovejoy is responsible for client relations and generating new healthcare building opportunities in Southern California.
Lovejoy comes to McCarthy with over 25 years of executive level experience and has held key positions with some of the nation’s leading contractors. Well versed in design and construction, he has a strong background in both business development and operations.
During Lovejoy’s construction industry career, he has held key positions with some of the nation’s premiere design-build contractors. His experience encompasses successfully starting up new operations in Colorado, Hawaii and Oregon. Prior to joining McCarthy, Lovejoy was a director for Chevron Energy Solutions, where he was responsible for overseeing the development of performance contracting opportunities in Southern California and Hawaii.
“Healthcare projects require specialized construction expertise and offer significant challenges,” says McCarthy’s Executive Vice President, Healthcare Services Mike Gritters. “Jeff possesses a wide variety of industry expertise that will aid McCarthy in providing exceptional client service and delivering first rate construction solutions to our healthcare clientele as well as being a great business partner.”
A resident of Laguna Niguel, Calif., Lovejoy has a Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering from Oklahoma State University.
Recognized as one of the nation’s few true builders, McCarthy Building Companies, Inc. is the largest healthcare facilities builder in California (ENR California, July 2012) and the largest general building contractor in California (ENR California,July 2012). The company is committed to the construction of high performance greenbuildings; progressive job site technology; and safer, faster and more cost-effective execution. In addition to Newport Beach, McCarthy has offices in San Diego, Sacramento and San Francisco, Calif.; Phoenix; Las Vegas; Albuquerque; St. Louis; Collinsville, Ill.; Kansas City; Dallas; Houston and Atlanta. McCarthy is 100 percent employee owned. More information about the company is available online atwww.mccarthy.com.