MINNEAPOLIS--(EON: Enhanced Online News)--Westwood Professional Services Inc. (Westwood,) Westwood has appointed its vice president of operations, Jason McCarty, PE, to oversee the firm’s Minneapolis-based land business, which includes residential and commercial development.
“Westwood has some substantial long-term goals for the land division. I am fortunate to be working with an established land team here in the Twin Cities, and together, we are looking forward to carrying out our plan.”
In this position, McCarty will focus on implementing local and regional growth strategies to support Westwood’s national land division objectives in collaboration with existing Minneapolis-based commercial and residential market leaders. Anxious for the opportunity, McCarty says, “Westwood has some substantial long-term goals for the land division. I am fortunate to be working with an established land team here in the Twin Cities, and together, we are looking forward to carrying out our plan.”
McCarty is a civil engineer and 19-year veteran of the firm. In addition to previously serving as Minneapolis land leader, he has held a number of leadership roles including residential market leader, national office leader, national land leader, and his current role overseeing national operations, which he will maintain.
Vice president of Westwood’s land division, Bryan P. Powell, PE, adds, “Having previously served in this role, Jason achieved success through his excellent reputation and a wide network of clients. His involvement can only benefit our already-strong Minneapolis land group.”
McCarty has been active throughout his career, supporting public policy, and industry and professional organizations, in which he volunteers his time in a variety of leadership positions. McCarty is a Westwood shareholder serving his ninth term on the company’s Board of Directors.
About Westwood Professional Services, Inc. (Westwood)
Westwood is a leading national surveying and engineering services provider for commercial and residential development, wind and solar energy, electric transmission, and oil and gas pipeline projects. Westwood was established in 1972 in Minneapolis, Minnesota and has grown to serve clients across the nation from multiple U.S. offices. Westwood’s Corporate Fact Sheet.
In 2016, Westwood ranked #9 on the Zweig Group’s Hot Firm list for the second year in a row and moved up to #24 on their list of Best Firms to Work For. Westwood also placed in the top ten on POB’s Top 100 list for the second year in a row.