Our Culture

McKim & Creed’s employee-owners are people helping people solve complex and demanding infrastructure challenges. We combine national expertise with local perspective to deliver innovative solutions that serve our clients and our communities. And we treat our clients, and each other, like family.

Why? Because of our five core values which drive our company culture.

In summary, our five core values are respect for people, continuous improvement, safety, ownership, and client satisfaction. These values serve as a compass that guides not only WHAT we do, but HOW we do it.

Respect for People

WE RESPECT ALL PEOPLE. We cultivate an inclusive environment where everyone feels welcomed, appreciated, and empowered. We actively seek and value every individual’s unique perspective, experiences, and contributions, enabling us to serve our clients better

Continuous Improvement

We believe in CONTINUOUS IMPROVEMENT. We are committed to providing equal opportunities for growth and success for everyone within our company.


We value SAFETY whether our employees are in the field or in the office. We strive to build an environment where our employees’ safety is a priority.


As an employee-owned firm, we take pride in OWNERSHIP. We own this company, and we own our actions. Investing in ongoing training and development programs enhances our culture and strives to create a supportive atmosphere where all feel respected and valued.

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Client Satisfaction

We embrace our unique perspectives and come together to find the best possible solutions for our clients. Through collaboration we explore all possibilities to solve our clients’ biggest challenges and deliver true CLIENT SATISFACTION.

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