James McCarthy, P.E.
Founder and CEO
As President and Founder of McCarthy Engineering Associates, Inc., Mr. McCarthy’s areas of expertise range from civil engineering to municipal improvement projects. During his 25-year career, Mr. McCarthy has been involved in all aspects of civil engineering for both public and private sector clients. Mr. McCarthy also serves as a Municipal Engineer and has assisted numerous municipalities and authorities throughout Pennsylvania. Projects include: annual road programs, curb and sidewalk rehabilitation, handicapped ramps, Penn DOT turn backs, bridge inspections, water systems, sanitary sewer systems, pumping stations, waste water treatment facilities, storm sewer upgrades, stream bank stabilization, annual maintenance programs, PENNVEST projects, CDBG grants, park rehabilitation, roadway design and various other capital improvement projects.
Chief Operating Officer
Mr. Coulton brings 30 years of experience in the construction and construction products fields to McCarthy Engineering. An industrial engineer by degree, his career had involved time in manufacturing, product development, marketing, and general management. He is the owner/co-owner of 19 US patents. He uses his vast analytical and people skills to keep McCarthy Engineering on the forefront of business performance and trends. He considers himself a lifelong learner through numerous executive education courses and events from Kellogg Graduate School of Management, Harvard Business School, Babson College, and Vistage International.
Mr. Bell brings over 7 years of experience in top leadership positions in operations, marketing, and business development. He possesses strong knowledge in engineering, the security industry, and in the sports entertainment industry, where he nurtured his business development skills. His dedication to the growth and development of client relationships is a crucial factor in the business development process here at McCarthy Engineering. Mr. Bell received his Bachelors of Science in History from Penn State University and his Juris Doctor from Widener University School of Law. His skills and knowledge allow him to listen and analyze the needs of our clients, while working with our engineering staff to create the best solutions for the present and future.