McCarthy Building Companies, Inc. has expanded its St. Louis-based team with the appointment of Alex Whiteside as business development manager in the firm’s central region.
In this role, Whiteside will identify and pursue new project opportunities in commercial markets across a 28-state region—from the Plains to the East Coast. He will also focus on building and maintaining long-term relationships with existing McCarthy clients.
Whiteside joins McCarthy with significant construction industry experience. Most recently, he served as construction development manager at Save-A-Lot Food Stores in St. Louis. His previous experience also includes roles as project manager and engineer for several construction firms in the area.
“Alex’s strong construction background and commitment to nurturing long-term relationships make him a terrific addition to our business development team,” said Ryan Freeman, senior vice president at McCarthy.
Whiteside earned a bachelor’s degree in civil engineering from the University of Missouri in Columbia.