Executive Team

Aidan McConville, President Mc Gowan South Florida

Aidan McConville, President

A senior member of Mc Gowan since 2001 and Partner in charge of the South Florida office since 2005, Aidan is responsible for selecting and managing the team assigned to each project, directing the bidding process for all contracts and participating in each project as a Project Executive.

An experienced construction project executive with extensive knowledge of the comprehensive design and construction process, Mr. McConville has experience in a wide range of market sectors for some of the most prominent firms and organizations in the nation including Citibank, UBS Financial Services, TD Bank, Macy’s, Bloomingdales, Walmart, PNC Bank, Jones Lang LaSalle, HO+K, Littler Mendleson, Taylor and Mathis and Woolbright Development.

Aidan holds a Bachelor of Science with Distinction in Construction Engineering and Management from the University of Ulster, Jordanstown and is also a Certified General Contractor license holder in AL, AR, FL, GA, MS, LA, NC, SC, TN and USVI.

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Emmet Friel, Director of Operations

Emmet Friel, Director of Operations

Emmet initially joined Mc Gowan’s Florida team in 2006; he went on to gain extensive construction and project management experience across Florida, New Jersey and New York, ranging from core and shell projects to interior fit-outs and renovations. His New York City experience includes the award-winning 200,000-square-foot Dream Downtown Hotel in Manhattan where he oversaw $100 million in construction costs, as well as other high-profile luxury residential and mixed-use projects, with a combined construction cost in excess of $300 million.

As of 2019 Emmett has re-joined Mc Gowan’s Florida office to serve as Director of Operations, bringing his years of experience with high-value projects. Adept at handling the complexities of the Florida construction market, Emmett is responsible for complete project oversight of the construction process ranging from permitting to project closeout, inclusive of estimating, scheduling, contract negotiation, monitoring of performance and managing the closeout phase on all projects to guarantee perfection on every aspect of the work.

Emmet holds a BAI Honors Degree in Civil, Structural and Environmental Engineering from University of Dublin, Trinity College, Ireland as well as a BA Degree in Mathematics and a Post-Graduate Diploma in Project Management.