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Paul Tragiai

Project Executive

How long have you been in the construction industry?
Paul Tragiai: I’ve been in the construction industry for 39 years, all those years have been with McGough Construction. I’ve worked on many projects over the years – healthcare, science and technology, corporate and worship.

How did you end up in construction?
Paul Tragiai: I was going to school for engineering and working part-time as a laborer for McGough. After a couple of years, I realized I wanted to be a carpenter and changed my path.

What do you enjoy most about the construction industry?
Paul Tragiai: I enjoy the variety of the industry. There are so many disciplines in construction (concrete, stick framing, finishing, etc.). I also enjoy the challenges of construction; no two days are ever the same and that allows be to be creative in my work.

What do you like most about McGough Construction?
Paul Tragiai: What I like most about McGough Construction is their dedication to quality work, honesty, integrity and community involvement. I also appreciate the people that I work with. They are extremely talented and resourceful.

What do you like to do on your free-time?
Paul Tragiai: I enjoy fishing, especially up in Canada. I also like to water-ski, snow-ski and spend time outdoors. I am a private pilot and enjoy flying float planes. I also like to travel with my family. 


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.