McCarthy Building Companies Inc. recently hired Ashley Codispoti as business development manager for the firm’s Southwest region Education Service team. In this role, Codispoti is responsible for relationship development with clients in the education community and assists division leaders developing new opportunities within the K-12 education sector. Additionally, she builds teams and works with the Operations and Preconstruction department to lead McCarthy’s business development efforts with the objective of providing clients with the best options that deliver upon their school’s needs and budget. Codispoti earned her bachelor’s degree in mass communication with a concentration in marketing and advertising from East Tennessee State University. She actively volunteers with UMOM New Day Centers and the American Red Cross and is a board member of ACE Mentor Program of America, which matches professionals in architecture, construction and engineering with high school students open to a career in those fields.