Monterey/San Jose, Calif. (June 12, 2019) – Blach Construction (Blach), a full-service and award-winning commercial builder serving the Greater Bay Area and Monterey since 1970, announces that Kevin McIntosh has been promoted from senior project manager to project executive. McIntosh will oversee all of Blach’s Monterey Coast-based projects, working closely with the firm’s business development team.
“Kevin’s technical construction acumen and trusted client relationships are a winning combination that have greatly contributed to our ongoing success on the Monterey Coast,” said Blach Vice President of Operations Keith Craw. “Add to that, his long history of community involvement and we have no doubt Kevin will continue to make in-roads that positively affect and shape the Monterey building landscape.”
Blach’s – and McIntosh’s – portfolio of work in the region includes many important and iconic facilities. Among them is the recently completed, long-awaited Bechtel Family Center for Ocean Education and Leadership on Cannery Row for the Monterey Bay Aquarium. He was also instrumental in the massive renovation of the SPCA for Monterey County, on several projects at the Community Hospital of the Monterey Peninsula and the historic preservation of the Carmel Mission Basilica, to name a few.
A Monterey County native, McIntosh has more than 20 years of building industry experience. Since joining Blach in 2008, he has excelled in his roles, advancing from superintendent, where he supervised day-to-day construction activities to project manager, overseeing broader project teams and interfacing with clients and partners. He is well-versed in all phases of construction, from coordinating with design teams to guiding projects through preconstruction, subcontractor management and schedule & budget control. In his new role, McIntosh will continue to develop Blach’s clientele and manage multiple and diverse projects, putting his client relationship, negotiating and technical problem-solving skills to great use.
McIntosh is very active in both the building industry and surrounding community. He currently serves as President of the Central Coast Builders Association and previously was on the board of the Monterey County Historical Society and a long-time volunteer for the California Rodeo Salinas and Franciscan Workers of Junipero Serra. McIntosh holds a degree in Construction Management and is a member of Carpenters Local No. 605.About Blach Construction
Founded in 1970, Blach Construction builds structures of enduring quality and value throughout the Greater Bay Area and Monterey. The company’s experience encompasses a broad cross-section of corporate, education, institutional and mixed-use building types, including technology, life sciences, professional services, healthcare, K-12 and higher education and civic/community facilities. A leading innovator, Blach is dedicated to continually incorporating advanced construction techniques, leveraging prefabrication, self-perform and virtual design and construction capabilities, while investing in new offerings and project delivery methods that enable greater efficiencies and bring increased value to clients.
The firm consistently wins awards across the construction industry and general business community for its projects, innovation, employee engagement and community service. Recently named the #1 “Best Place to Work” in the Bay Area (in the midsize category) by the Silicon Valley Business Journal/San Francisco Business Times, Blach has appeared on the list for 11 years running. The firm also won a 2018 “Construction Safety Excellence Award” from the AGC of California, has been named a top 30 “Great Place to Work” by Fortune Magazine and ranked as a “Top Contractor in California” by Engineering News-Record.
Blach is headquartered in San Jose and operates a branch office in Monterey that covers California’s Central Coast. To learn more, please visit blach.com.