Our Mission: Make Our Clients Successful

At Burns & McDonnell, our multidisciplined staff of more than 3,600 employee-owners is focused on our clients' success in every facet of the projects in which we are engaged. As a 100 percent employee-owned firm, each of us has a vested interest in the success of every project and client. More than 80 percent of our projects come from repeat clients. They know our mission is to serve them well, and they know that they are dealing with concerned owners in every aspect of our relationship.

We are guided by values that define our work and connect us to our client's success:

  • Safety first
  • Exceed expectations
  • Build trust
  • Quality driven
  • Integrity
  • Can-do attitude
  • Reward performance
  • Profitable growth


Our clients are important to us, and we're proud to have earned PSMJ's Premier Award for Client Satisfaction for the third year in a row. 

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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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