McKissack is the oldest minority/women-owned professional design and construction firm in the United States. Our Mission, Vision, and Core Values support the standards of excellence established by our company’s forefathers.

Core Values

McKissack will honor our people and our clients through our inheritance of ethics, equality, environment and excellence.


McKissack is the oldest minority/women-owned professional design and construction firm in the United States. A family-owned business for more than 115 years, McKissack has been a leader in planning, design, and construction of more than 6,000 projects, proudly upholding the standards of excellence established by its forefathers.

McKissack provides a wide range of services to a variety of government agencies, municipalities, private institutions, industries, designers and developers, and attributes its longevity and success to the talented, service-oriented professionals that comprise the McKissack organization. McKissack employees are known for their skills, integrity, objectivity and adaptability. This winning combination of experience, coupled with the firm’s full range of professional services, allows McKissack to maintain a consistently high level of performance and the delivery of projects within the parameters of time, budget, and quality.

McKissack’s business strategy has been to build long-term client relationships. Over the past 100 years, the firm has attracted and retained hundreds of clients by providing them with superior service and value. McKissack’s goal is to serve our clients by aligning our comprehensive management approach with their strategic objectives. McKissack works as a single integrated unit to oversee a project from conception through start-up and operation.

McKissack takes pride in the thousands of projects we have successfully completed over the years, and enjoys undertaking new challenges within the construction industry that require innovative, yet practical, cost effective solutions. Our values of teamwork, quality and commitment have, and will always be, the key to our continued growth and success.

Mission Statement

McKissack’s mission is to provide leading-edge construction services while maintaining our centuries-old legacy of honesty, fairness and professionalism. We will instill this same commitment to excellence in each member of our organization, thus assuring an uncompromising approach to the realization of complete customer satisfaction. We will provide a work environment that promotes teamwork and innovation, allowing our employees the opportunity to both grow and prosper.

Vision Statement

McKissack will be a beacon in the construction industry, and will be recognized as a world class professional services firm that delivers uncompromising performance, services and value for our clients.