Our Culture

Our sign reads Burns & McDonnell, but our people and our clients call us Burns & Mac. Burns & Mac reflects our culture.

It means that when we finish talking to a client about a project, we ask about their families. It means we recognize and reward our employees for their hard work. We own the company. Our unique employee-owner culture is the foundation for our success and the guide for how we do our jobs.

Down-to-earth. Nothing fancy. Get the job done. That's Burns & Mac.

We never miss an opportunity to celebrate goals achieved. Together we celebrate our people, our projects, our milestones and our history.

Here, you will discover teamwork and camaraderie in an environment that will stimulate your mind as well as your character. We are committed to supporting diversity among our employee-owners and serving the communities where we live, work and play.

A Great Team, A Great Culture
Meghan Lyons celebrates the culture of teamwork inherent in an employee-owned company and the international opportunities she has discovered.


Giving back to the communities where we live and work is integral to who we are. Through the Burns & McDonnell Foundation and the efforts of individual employee-owners, we strive to make a difference through charitable giving, donations of our time and talent, and participation in local and national programs.

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Founded in 1898, the firm has maintained credibility and stability as its skill and experience expands. With financial strength and agility, we're poised for growth.

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