Wendell Rychlik to head McCarthy’s Civil Market
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The Texas Division of McCarthy Building Companies, Inc. recently hired Wendell Rychlik as vice president of business development for the Civil business unit. Rychlik is responsible for building and maintaining relationships with owners, clients, engineers, subcontractors and suppliers. He will focus on market development and strategic planning to help grow the Texas Division’s business across all heavy civil market sectors, including transportation, transit, marine, industrial and water infrastructure.
Prior to joining McCarthy, Rychlik served for more than 10 years as director of business development and marketing for WT Byler Co. Inc., a heavy and civil engineering construction firm in Houston. He managed marketing, client services and business development while developing and maintaining mutually-beneficial relationships with strategic clients. He also has experience working hands-on in construction supporting process-safety procedures, technical writing, fossil-fuel mining operations and logistics-operations in a high-threat environment-Transatlantic NATO Forces Europe. With more than 30 years of experience, Rychlik has developed strong ties to the local market and brings a depth of experience in both the public and private sectors of heavy construction.
"Wendell’s expertise in business development and heavy construction makes him a perfect fit for this position,” said McCarthy Texas Region president, Ray Sedey. “His previous experience in day-to-day operations, quality and safety, coupled with his strong work ethic will make him a great asset to the Texas region and the overall continued success of the company.”
Rychlik is involved in many professional affiliations including the Construction User’s Round Table, Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) multi-term Board of Directors, he serves on the International Liquid Terminal Association (ILTA) Exhibitor Counsel, and the Southwest Association of Rail Shippers.
McCarthy Building Companies, Inc. 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 15th largest domestic general contractor (Engineering News-Record, May 2017). With approximately 1,800 salaried employees and offices in St. Louis, Atlanta; Collinsville, Ill.; Portage, Ind.; Kansas City, Kan.; Omaha, Neb.; 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. More information about the company is available online at www.mccarthy.com or by following the company on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Instagram and Google+.