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Each of our Vice Presidents lead their IMMPact Team to live our vision of legacy through our dedication to client satisfaction and delivering technical excellence. There are many ways to live this vision. Our approach is to empower our employees to achieve great things.
Matt provides strategic leadership all centered on Miles-McClellan's foundation of delivering total client satisfaction. Developments of long-term strategies are focused on building strong relationships with the two most important parts of any business: clients and employees. Together, with his entire executive team, Miles-McClellan has grown into a $68+ million company known for collaboration, integrity, and technical excellence.
How or why did you get into construction?
I was 12 years old when I completed my first construction job. My dad asked me to help build a wall in Miles-McClellan's very first office space (1979). I was paid a generous $.50 per hour and worked eight hours. I received an additional $1.00 bonus for my efforts — bringing home a total of $5.00. The same night a large snowstorm hit the area. My brother woke up and shoveled the neighbor's driveway. His job took an hour, and he was paid $5.00. On that very day, I became hooked to hard work and low margins! Of course I am kidding — the real lesson was to become self-employed — accept the risk and the reward.
What do you like the most about Central Ohio?
I love watching Columbus change and evolve. Downtown is becoming a vibrant neighborhood and this change is exciting to watch and interact with. As my kids get older, I know Columbus will be an enriching, safe city in which they can raise their own families.
What is the best compliment anyone could give you?
Telling me or saying that I am absolutely a “man of my word.” I would like to think that we could return to old-school agreements on a napkin.
What is the best advice you have ever received?
What is something on your bucket list?
I would like to bicycle across the United States along the Northern Tier US Bicycle route from Oregon to Maine.