McCrory Construction hires Brent Amyette as Business Development Manager for Upstate office

March 28, 2023

McCrory Construction announced that Brent Amyette has joined the company as Business Development Manager in the Upstate office. Amyette will focus on the continued expansion of the company’s industrial/manufacturing, commercial, retail, and design-build projects. He comes to McCrory with nearly 30 years of business development and marketing experience in the Carolinas, Georgia and Virginia. Amyette has served in leadership roles in banking, technology and construction. His career history includes being a successful business owner.

“Brent is a relationship builder with a head for business and a heart for people. This mindset, along with strong ties to the AEC industry and economic development communities in the Upstate, are a winning combination,” said Stephen Cooper, Director of Greenville Operations for McCrory. “We are extremely excited to have Brent on the McCrory team.”

Amyette is a graduate of Clemson University with a bachelor’s degree in marketing as well as a Master of Business Administration (MBA). He is actively involved in several economic development organizations, including the South Carolina Economic Developers Association (SCEDA), Urban Land Institute (ULI), and a number of county and regional economic development partnerships. Amyette also supports the South Carolina Manufacturers Alliance (SCMA) and sits on the board for the Upstate chapter of the International Facilities Managers Association (IFMA).


About McCrory Construction

McCrory Construction, headquartered in Columbia, S.C., with an additional office in Greenville, S.C., is a full-service general contractor that has operated continuously since 1918. At 105 years old, McCrory is South Carolina’s oldest general contractor. Licensed in 13 states throughout the Southeast, McCrory has served an array of private and public sector clients through more than 3,000 general construction, design-build and construction management projects. Now under fifth generation private ownership, McCrory continues to be a leading force in retail, commercial, industrial, healthcare, and multi-family construction in the Southeast. McCrory was honored by Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) as a 2023 Top Performer, a prestigious national ranking that recognizes contractors that have demonstrated world-class performance in five specific areas: safety, quality, diversity, project excellence and special designations, ranked by work hours. Known for its people-focused culture, McCrory was also named one of the Best Places to Work in South Carolina for 2022. To learn more, visit