St. Louis’ McCarthy adds renewable energy expert to staff

Kevin Ridgeway has joined St. Louis-based McCarthy Building Companies, Inc. as project director in the firm’s solar and renewable energy group.

Ridgeway has 15 years of experience as an electrical engineer, senior project manager and director of operations. In his new role, his focus is on expanding McCarthy’s presence in utility-scale solar installations and other renewable energy projects across the company’s 28-state Central Region.

Prior to joining McCarthy, Ridgeway held a range of leadership, engineering and project management positions at Ross & Baruzzini and PayneCrest Electric.