St. Louis’ McCarthy makes two promotions in safety division

St. Louis-based builder McCarthy recently made two key promotions.

McCarthy Holdings, Inc. has promoted Pat Devero to the position of vice president, national safety. Based in St. Louis, this veteran safety professional will focus on advancing the company’s Safety program and safety culture throughout the United States. His focus will be on supporting McCarthy’s Central, Southern and Southwest regions.

Devero joined McCarthy in 2005 and initially served as an onsite safety coordinator and manager on several commercial and industrial projects throughout the Midwest. He relocated to Atlanta in 2011 to lead that team’s overall safety program as McCarthy Southern Regional Safety Director. In 2018, he was appointed national safety director.

Devero earned a bachelor’s degree in safety management from the University of Central Missouri in Warrensburg. His professional designations include Certified Safety Professional and Construction Health and Safety Technician from the Board of Certified Safety Professionals.

McCarthy Holdings, Inc. has also promoted Rob Graham to the position of vice president, national safety.

Graham’s McCarthy career began in 2002 as a project safety coordinator in the central region. He relocated to San Diego to work as project safety coordinator and was promoted to McCarthy Southern California regional safety manager in 2005 and regional safety director in 2008. He was named national safety director in 2019.

Graham earned a bachelor’s degree in environmental health and safety from Illinois State University in Normal, Illinois. He’s a Certified Safety Professional from the Board of Certified Safety Professionals and a Certified Industrial Hygienist from the American Board of Industrial Hygiene.