McCarthy Building Companies, Inc. has promoted Jim Francois to the position of project director based in the company’s Omaha, Nebraska, office.
In his new role, Francois leads onsite construction teams on a wide range of McCarthy building projects spanning the healthcare, education, and science & technology sectors.
Since joining McCarthy as a project manager in 2018, Francois has overseen numerous building expansion and renovation assignments across the region. His recent project leadership experience includes the Elliott Equipment Company headquarters and manufacturing facility, the new Buena Vista High School and Beveridge Middle School for Omaha Public Schools, the CHI Health Infusion Lab and Nebraska Medical Center’s Olson Center for Women’s Health renovation.
Francois’ current projects include the Durham Science Center and Roskens Hall STEM TRAIL Center renovation at the University of Nebraska Omaha, and the new Administration Tower and parking garage at the University of Nebraska Medical Center.
Francois earned a bachelor’s degree in construction engineering technology from the University of Nebraska at Omaha.
An active community supporter, his recent volunteer activities include leading a blood drive in McCarthy’s Omaha office for the American Heart Association and participating in the “Pedal the Cause” event to support cancer research.