Meet The Team

Ken Burke



Ken has over 25 years of experience leading engineering and construction businesses as a CEO and CFO.  In addition to his construction background, Ken was CEO of Union Switch & Signal, a global transportation signaling and train control business. He is a graduate of Troy University and has an MBA from Pepperdine University.

daryl nelson



Daryl has over 25 years of experience leading the growth and development of manufacturing and services businesses in various capacities including within the roles of CEO and CFO.  His value-chain focus and core values have resulted in his ability to produce solid results for his companies, suppliers and customers.  He is a graduate of Robert Morris University and a Certified Professional Accountant.

Dan Rains


Vice President of Business Development

Dan has worked to build McCarl's industrial construction business for over 27 years. Well-known in the industry, he has a proven track record for building and maintaining long-term business relationships. Rains was a linebacker for the Chicago Bears from 1981 - 1987, including a 1985 Superbowl victory. Dan holds a degree from the University of Cincinnati.

paul rockage


Vice President / General Manager

For over 41 years, Paul has been an integral part of the McCarl’s Team. He started his career at McCarl’s as a union apprentice. On his first day, Jim McCarl (the former Owner/President of McCarl’s Inc.) told him, “I am not giving you a job, I am giving you an opportunity.” As the company prospered and grew, many opportunities were presented to Paul. During his tenure, Paul served as Project Manager, Manager of Project Services, and Manager of Fabrication. His vast knowledge of the industrial construction industry proves to be invaluable to McCarl’s customers and all those who work alongside him.