McCownGordon adds seasoned Executive to Dallas-Fort Worth leadership

Dallas-Fort Worth, TX (Oct 18, 2023) – McCownGordon added seasoned Texas construction executive Juan F. Rodriguez to its growing Dallas-Fort Worth team, where he will lead the company’s work in a variety of market sectors. He’ll play an instrumental role on the leadership team of the Dallas-Fort Worth (DFW) office, leading a team dedicated to providing unparalleled preconstruction and construction services for a variety of construction clients throughout northern Texas.

“Dallas-Fort Worth has been a key growth market for McCownGordon and we continue to invest in adding great people to our team. We have certainly seen that our values and philosophy of how we conduct business has been welcomed in the marketplace and are excited to continue our significant investment in talent to expand our operations. The addition of Juan to our team, with his extensive knowledge of the market and strong reputation in the business community, signifies our continued commitment to this region,” said Ramin Cherafat, chief executive officer of McCownGordon. “His strong history of successfully serving customers and leading teams aligns with our culture, core values and focus on bringing creative solutions to the table while providing a best-in-class customer experience.”

With more than 30 years of industry experience throughout the State of Texas and specifically the greater DFW metro, Rodriguez brings a wealth of expertise to the McCownGordon team. He most recently led operations for the Southwest region of one of the nation’s largest construction management companies. Prior to that, he spent the bulk of his career rising through the ranks of another national firm with operations throughout Texas, most recently as regional vice president of operations.

“I’m excited about joining a dynamic and growing industry leader,” said Rodriguez. “McCownGordon’s strong track record of successfully delivering for clients and their commitment to investing in further growth in Texas means there is incredible potential to make an impact in communities around the state. I’m looking forward to the opportunity to help fuel that growth.”

“Adding Juan to the team further strengthens our capabilities and presence in the region,” added Charlie DeVoe, senior vice president – Regional Leader for McCownGordon’s Texas operations. “In addition to unmatched preconstruction services and our unique Building Performance Solutions team, which provides MEP, structural and soils, VDC, QAQC, building commissioning and sustainability expertise, Juan’s decades of operations experience in the region extends our ability to partner with clients and deliver an unmatched construction experience.”

Active in promoting diversity in the construction industry, Rodriguez chaired the Hispanic Contractors Association from January 2010 to January 2015 and served as co-chair of the Construction Industry Outreach Advisory Council. He earned an MBA from the University of Texas and a B.S. in Construction Science from Texas A&M University.