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Scott Sylvester

Vice President, Business Development

Scott is responsible for the development and management of strategic relationships across the Upper Midwest and nationally, with an emphasis on the Industrial, Food, Beverage, and Life Science markets. He has nearly 20 years of experience bringing together owners, engineers, and technology providers to collaborate, build, and expand facilities in these markets. Prior to joining McGough, Scott was among the founding members of Weitz Industrial’s management team. Scott is an active member of Master Builders of Iowa and The Association of Business and Industry and serves as an Eastern Iowa board member for Variety, The Children’s Charity of Iowa. He holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Northern Iowa.


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.