Construction software developer HCSS Feb. 3 announced the promotion of Steve McGough to president and chief operating officer (COO). He joined HCSS as COO in January 2005 and has seen the company grow from 60 employees to nearly 200 today.

McGough serves as ARTBA Western Region vice chairman and is the recipient of the 2012 Paul F. Phelan Award, which recognizes outstanding leadership and service to the association’s Materials & Services (M&S) Division. He is also a past president of the M&S Division.

“Being named President of HCSS is an incredible honor,” said McGough. “It’s especially rewarding to lead an organization committed to being a partner with our customers and improving their business. We take immense pride in both our software and incredibly helpful service.”

Founded in 1986, HCSS is a leading provider of software solutions for the heavy/highway/utility construction industry.