Mr. McMahon, who grew up in the District of Columbia and graduated from Woodrow Wilson High School, has been with the Miller & Long Companies since 1963. After graduating from the University of Florida, with a Bachelor’s degree in Building Construction, he worked in the field as a chief engineer before moving into the office to assume the responsibilities of estimating. He became Chief Estimator in 1969 and was elected to Vice President in 1972. In 1977, at the age of 36, he was named President of the Miller & Long Companies, and his title changed to Chairman in 1991.
Mr. McMahon has been involved in the planning and construction of numerous community projects, such as the stadium at the Shirley Povich Field in Bethesda, Maryland, the Performing Arts Center known as the Barns at Franklin Park in Loudoun County, Virginia, and The Bellevue Home Buying Housing Counseling Resource Center & Court Services and Offender Supervision Agency Computer Learning Lab in Anacostia. In 2001, Mr. McMahon co-founded the JOBS Coalition and brought building industry employers together with community and faith-based organizations to recruit, hire and train returning offenders and other hard-to-employ populations in the District of Columbia. In 2002, Mr. McMahon invited leading construction and commercial real estate development firms to partner with the JOBS Coalition and Miller & Long to establish the D.C. Students Construction Trades Foundation.