St. Louis’ McCarthy Building Companies adds director of business development

Kristyn Newbern

Kristyn Newbern has signed on with St. Louis-based McCarthy Building Companies, Inc. as director of business development.

In this position, Newbern will build client and partner relationships to expand McCarthy’s Advanced Technology & Manufacturing business unit across the company’s 28-state Central Region—from the Plains to the East Coast. 

Before joining McCarthy, Newbern served as director of client development at S. M. Wilson & Company, a St. Louis-based construction services firm. Her A/E/C industry experience also includes serving as production and marketing manager at Access Engineering, a civil engineering firm in St. Louis.  

Newbern earned both bachelor’s and master’s degrees in engineering management from Missouri University of Science and Technology in Rolla, Missouri. She also received a Graduate Certificate in Project Management.

Newbern serves on the Patient and Family Advisory Council for the SSM Health Cardinal Glennon Children’s Hospital Foundation. In addition, she leads the Luke’s SkyWalkers 5K team for the Cardinal Glennon Sun Run, which has raised over $45,000 for the Foundation over the last five years.