Building for the Next Generation


Our People

Derek Hoeschen

General Manager, North Dakota

Derek provides guidance and leadership to our regional operations teams in North Dakota, South Dakota and Northwestern Minnesota. Derek has over 20 years of experience that started in the field, as a brick tender and cement mason for a local contractor; to holding various field and office positions on some of the largest construction projects across the country over the last decade. This wide breadth of experience allows Derek to relate to customers in many ways; large, small and complex. Derek has a knack for visualizing the success of the entire project quickly, from the onset of preconstruction. This ability ensures that our customers enjoy a thought process, free of surprises. Derek enjoys mentoring our regional talent through his own examples and vast experience on similar projects. Along with numerous philanthropies, he enjoys spending time with the Experimental Aviation Association where he serves as EAA Tech Counselor and holds an EAB Repairmen Certificate. Derek also holds a Bachelors of Science degree in Construction Management from the North Dakota State University.


 Derek Hoeschen

Our legacy is built by our remarkable people.

Our people drive our company’s success. From the Irish McGoughs of the 1800s to the McGoughs of today and countless loyal, experienced, dedicated and expert team members over the years, our remarkable people have built a tradition of outstanding craftsmanship, exceptional outcomes and constantly evolving standards. Learn more about McGough’s legacy of excellence and how it drives our innovation today.