Big-D Companies announced that Johnson Carlier, a subsidiary of Big-D Construction Corp. changed its name to Big-D Construction Sud-Ouest.
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“Our industry is experiencing tremendous growth and this change allows us to expand our services under one name with one mission: to be the most sought-after construction company in the industry,” said Senior Vice President/General Manager, Carl McFarland, who will lead the Southwest regional office.
A leader in the AEC industry, McFarland has more than 28 years of construction experience as a market sector executive, general manager and chief operating officer, among other leadership roles throughout his tenure. career. Co-leading with McFarland, Vice President Laura Shivers started with the team as Chief Business Strategy Officer before being promoted to Vice President in the spring of 2022. Shivers is excited about the opportunity to help grow the Big-D brand and the future of Construction Big-D Sud-Ouest.
“Carl’s dedication to the future of construction is unmatched. His efforts to seize the opportunities presented by this industry, coupled with a focus on growing people, make him the absolute best partner to achieve our strategic goals,” said Shivers.
With an established presence in Arizona for more than 100 years, Johnson Carlier’s evolution to Big-D Construction Southwest will allow the regional office to better serve its customers through market expansion and diversification by adopting the entire Big-D project and team takes over key market sectors including industrial, multi-family, aviation, higher education and more. The change also opens the door to career growth and better recruitment, as Big-D Construction is a nationally recognized construction manager and has again earned a 2022 Great Place to Work certification, among other accolades. .