Shawn P. McCarl
Chairman of the Board/CEO
Shawn purchased the Altoona Division of McCarl’s, Inc. in 1996 after his dad started the business in 1946. Becoming a licensed plumber early in his career, Shawn has more than 30 years experience in the mechanical contracting industry. His knowledge of all aspects of the business, including the field, is tremendous and provides invaluable leadership and perspective to our organization.
Elizabeth M. Burke
Elizabeth is responsible for the successful management of SP McCarl and Company’s management team to include fiscal, operational, and strategic planning. She serves at the key motivating force in the company and ensures programs and personnel are in place to train the entire workforce in the principles of the SP McCarl Way.
Elizabeth’s professional career includes extensive experience as a leader in operations, accounting, risk management, human resources, and information technology. Elizabeth’s career at SP McCarl & Company, Inc. began as Special Projects and General Manager. She has also served as Vice President, COO and CFO. She is a 2015 graduate of MCAA’s Advanced Leadership Institute from Babson Executive Education.
Elizabeth has given her time to community organizations including serving on the Board of the Hollidaysburg Area Youth Football Association for several years. She resides in the Hollidaysburg Area with her husband, Josh and four children.
Stephen A. Shank
Director of Construction/Vice President
Steve Shank has worked in the mechanical contracting industry for 38 years and has been with our company for over 30 years. Steve started his career as a plumbing/pipefitter apprentice and has since managed all aspects of mechanical construction.
As Director of Construction and Manager of our ASME QA/QC program, his understanding of construction and technical knowledge provides key leadership for our company. Steve is Chairman of the local 354 Joint Apprentice Training Committee and is an advisor to our local career and technology school. He provides mentoring and training counsel to our future building craftspeople and leaders. Steve is a lifelong resident of Altoona where he has been actively involved in the community with his wife, Ruth. Steve has also been a member of the City of Altoona Plumbing Board for over 20 years and held numerous other positions on non-profit boards in the greater Altoona community.
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