OUR STORY

Our story encapsulates 50 years and two generations of success.  Today, under a new generation of leadership, MCP GROUP continues to operate under guiding principles established by our founders.

Honor the Client, Pursue Greatness, Cultivate Family Spirit, Work with a Purpose, and Character Matters are the core values that guide us to our success.

1972
MCPHERSON CONTRACTORS, INC. FORMED
MCPHERSON CONTRACTORS, INC. FORMED

BROTHERS MIKE + BRUCE MCPHERSON FORMED MCPHERSON CONTRACTORS, INC. (MCI)

1975
COMPLETED FIRST PROJECT OVER 1MM
COMPLETED FIRST PROJECT OVER 1MM

COMPLETED FIRST PROJECT OVER 1MM - HILLCREST COMMUNITY CENTER IN TOPEKA, KS.  

1984
MCI OPENS NEW TOPEKA, KS OFFICE. 
MCI OPENS NEW TOPEKA, KS OFFICE. 

MCI OPENS NEW TOPEKA, KS OFFICE.

1986
MCPHERSON DEVELOPMENT CO., INC. (MDI) WAS FORMED

MCPHERSON DEVELOPMENT CO., INC. (MDI) WAS FORMED TO PURSUE OPPORTUNITIES THAT WERE DEVELOPED AND BUILT BY THE MCPHERSON FAMILY. 

1987
MRV, INC. STARTED

THE MCPHERSON FAMILY AND BRUCE CHRISTIANSON STARTED MRV, INC., AND DEVELOPED MULTI-FAMILY UNITS AND RETAIL SPACE.  

1994
Matt McPherson Hired
Matt McPherson Hired

Mike’s son, Matt McPherson was hired on as a laborer.

2003
THE HISTORIC ROBERT J. DOLE INSTITUTE OF POLITICS COMPLETED
THE HISTORIC ROBERT J. DOLE INSTITUTE OF POLITICS COMPLETED

MCI completed the historic Robert J. Dole Institute of Politics - Lawrence, Kansas

MCI’S HOUSTON, TX OFFICE OPENS

MCI’s Houston, TX office opens.

2004
MCI AND MDI MOVE INTO THEIR NEW TOPEKA OFFICE.
MCI AND MDI MOVE INTO THEIR NEW TOPEKA OFFICE.

MCI and MDI move into their new Topeka office.

2011
CELEBRATED 40 YEARS OF SUCCESS
CELEBRATED 40 YEARS OF SUCCESS

CELEBRATED 40 YEARS OF SUCCESS WITH A NEW LOGO, BRANDING, AND WEBSITE. 

RECEIVED THE NATIONAL SAFETY COUNCIL’S “PERFECT RECORD” AWARD
RECEIVED THE NATIONAL SAFETY COUNCIL’S “PERFECT RECORD” AWARD

RECEIVED THE NATIONAL SAFETY COUNCIL’S “PERFECT RECORD” AWARD FOR OVER 100,000-MAN HOURS WORKED WITH NO LOST TIME ACCIDENTS AND THE STATE OF KANSAS DEPARTMENT OF LABOR - K-SAFE AWARD. 

2012
MCI COMPLETED THEIR FIRST CASINO PROJECT
MCI COMPLETED THEIR FIRST CASINO PROJECT

MCI completed their first casino project - Boot Hill Casino - Dodge City, Kansas

MCPHERSON BROTHERS INDUCTED INTO THE BUSINESS HALL OF FAME
MCPHERSON BROTHERS INDUCTED INTO THE BUSINESS HALL OF FAME

BROTHERS MIKE + BRUCE MCPHERSON INDUCTED INTO THE BUSINESS HALL OF FAME. “WE JUST HOPE WE’VE LEFT A POSITIVE INFLUENCE ON TOPEKA AND THE COMMUNITIES WE HAVE WORKED IN.”  - BRUCE MCPHERSON  

2015
RECEIVED THE AD ASTRA AWARD
RECEIVED THE AD ASTRA AWARD

RECEIVED THE AD ASTRA AWARD - SPECIAL ACHIEVEMENT IN AFFORDABLE HOUSING DEVELOPMENT. 

WASHBURN UNIVERSITY’S “FRONT DOOR” WAS COMPLETED
WASHBURN UNIVERSITY’S “FRONT DOOR” WAS COMPLETED

WASHBURN UNIVERSITY’S “FRONT DOOR” WAS COMPLETED. MORGAN HALL - WELCOME CENTER - TOPEKA, KANSAS. 

MATT & MARK MCPHERSON PURCHASED COMPANY FROM BRUCE & MIKE MCPHERSON.

MATT & MARK MCPHERSON (SONS OF MIKE MCPHERSON) PURCHASED MCI & MDI FROM BRUCE & MIKE MCPHERSON. 

2016
MCI COMPLETED THE KSU – COLLEGE OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION BUILDING
MCI COMPLETED THE KSU – COLLEGE OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION BUILDING

MCI COMPLETED THE KANSAS STATE UNIVERSITY - COLLEGE OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION BUILDING - MANHATTAN, KANSAS.   

COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT DEPARTMENT ESTABLISHED
COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT DEPARTMENT ESTABLISHED

To focus our efforts and expand our support of our community we established our Community Engagement Department and developed our Community Giving Guidelines and Community Engagement Initiative

MCI EXPANDS PRESENCE INTO COLORADO
MCI EXPANDS PRESENCE INTO COLORADO

MCI EXPANDS PRESENCE INTO COLORADO AS A LOGICAL STEP IN OUR BUSINESS GROWTH STRATEGY WITH THE OPENING OF OUR DENVER, CO OFFICE. 

2017
COMPLETED THE 800-STUDENT JARDINE PRE-K – 8TH GRADE FACILITY
COMPLETED THE 800-STUDENT JARDINE PRE-K – 8TH GRADE FACILITY

COMPLETED THE 800-STUDENT JARDINE PRE-K - 8TH GRADE FACILITY AS A SEAMLESS ADDITION TO THE EXISTING MIDDLE SCHOOL.

2018
RE-BRANDED!
RE-BRANDED!

RE-BRANDED! OUR LOGO IS REPRESENTATIVE OF THE THREE PILLARS/TEAMS THAT MAKE UP OUR COMPANY—GETWORK (PROJECT DEVELOPMENT + PLANNING), DOWORK (QUALITY + SERVICE) AND KEEPSCORE (COST CONTROL). THE USE OF THE “IRON OXIDE” COLOR FURTHER DEMONSTRATES OUR DOWN-TO-EARTH, YET BOLD CHARACTERISTICS AND STRONGLY REPRESENTS OUR UNIQUE VISION FOR THE COMPANY.

EXPANDED TO STEAMBOAT SPRINGS, CO OFFICE
EXPANDED TO STEAMBOAT SPRINGS, CO OFFICE

AS OUR INDUSTRY AND CLIENTS’ NEEDS EVOLVED, MCP GROUP WAS EAGER TO LEAD THE CHARGE BY EXPANDING OUR FOOTPRINT WITH OUR STEAMBOAT SPRINGS, CO OFFICE.

SET COMPANY RECORD FOR MANHOURS VOLUNTEERING
SET COMPANY RECORD FOR MANHOURS VOLUNTEERING

Set a company record for dollars and manhours dedicated to supporting and volunteering in our communities.

PAT TOLIN & GREG STUEVE PROMOTED TO CEO & COO
PAT TOLIN & GREG STUEVE PROMOTED TO CEO & COO

PAT TOLIN & GREG STUEVE PROMOTED TO CEO & COO. 

COMPLETED THE FEDERAL HOME LOAN BANK
COMPLETED THE FEDERAL HOME LOAN BANK

COMPLETED THE FEDERAL HOME LOAN BANK - LEED GOLD BUILDING - TOPEKA, KANSAS. 

2019
MCP COMPLETED TOPEKA’S FIRST BOUTIQUE HOTEL
MCP COMPLETED TOPEKA’S FIRST BOUTIQUE HOTEL

MCP COMPLETED TOPEKA’S FIRST BOUTIQUE HOTEL, CYRUS HOTEL. CYRUS HOTEL CONSISTS OF 109 GUEST ROOMS, SUITES AND AN IN-HOTEL RESTAURANT THE WEATHER ROOM.    

LAUNCHED – MCP GROUP TO EXPAND OUR SERVICE
LAUNCHED – MCP GROUP TO EXPAND OUR SERVICE

LAUNCHED - MCP GROUP TO EXPAND OUR SERVICE. THIS WAS ESSENTIAL TO ACCOMMODATE AND ALLOW FOR SUCCESSION PLANNING, GROWTH, AND DIVERSIFICATION OF SERVICES OFFERED TO MEET CLIENT NEEDS AND EXPECTATIONS IN THE EVER-CHANGING AND EVOLVING DESIGN AND CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY. 

CREATED OUR FIRST SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM
CREATED OUR FIRST SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM

CREATED OUR FIRST SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM THAT PARTNERS MCP GROUP WITH WASHBURN INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY.

COMPLETED LEAWOOD, KS’S FIRST PREMIER BOUTIQUE RETIREMENT CLUB
COMPLETED LEAWOOD, KS’S FIRST PREMIER BOUTIQUE RETIREMENT CLUB

COMPLETED LEAWOOD, KS’S FIRST PREMIER BOUTIQUE RETIREMENT CLUB - THE FAIRWAYS OF IRONHORSE - LEAWOOD, KANSAS.

ANNOUNCED DONATION OF $100K SUPPORTING THE EVERGY PLAZA PROJECT
ANNOUNCED DONATION OF $100K SUPPORTING THE EVERGY PLAZA PROJECT

BRUCE AND MATT MCPHERSON, ANNOUNCED THEIR DONATION OF $100K SUPPORTING THE EVERGY PLAZA PROJECT. WE ARE COMMITTED TO SUPPORTING THIS ICONIC PROJECT FOR TOPEKA AND OUR GREAT LOCAL EMPLOYEES.

RECEIVED THE COMMUNITY INVESTORS AWARD
RECEIVED THE COMMUNITY INVESTORS AWARD

RECEIVED THE COMMUNITY INVESTORS AWARD FROM BOYS AND GIRLS CLUB TOPEKA, KS.  

MCP EXPANDS THEIR TOPEKA OFFICE
MCP EXPANDS THEIR TOPEKA OFFICE

MCP expands their Topeka office - this substantial investment back into MCP is well worth it to support our team and future opportunities.

2020
COMPLETED EVERGY PLAZA
COMPLETED EVERGY PLAZA

MCP COMPLETED EVERGY PLAZA, “A GATHERING PLACE FOR ALL.” THE PLAZA INCLUDES A STAGE, 30-FOOT DIGITAL SCREEN, COURTYARDS, SHADE PAVILIONS, A FIRE PIT, AND A SPLASH PAD.

MCP TRANSFORMS SPACE INTO A “LEARNING LOUNGE”
MCP TRANSFORMS SPACE INTO A “LEARNING LOUNGE”

MCP TRANSFORMS SPACE INTO A “LEARNING LOUNGE” FOR CHILDREN OF EMPLOYEES TO ASSIST WITH REMOTE OR HYBRID LEARNING DURING THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC.

MCP DONATES TO THE HOST RELIEF PROGRAM
MCP DONATES TO THE HOST RELIEF PROGRAM

MCP DONATES TO THE HOST PROGRAM (HELPING OTHERS SUPPORT TOPEKA). THIS PARTNERSHIP SUPPORTS SMALL BUSINESSES AND THOSE WHO WERE DISPLACED FROM THEIR JOBS DUE TO COVID-19.

2021
AWARDED WASHBURN SCHOOL OF LAW
AWARDED WASHBURN SCHOOL OF LAW

WASHBURN REGENTS AWARD $26.4M SCHOOL OF LAW CONTRACT TO THE MCP GROUP TO BUILD THE UNIVERSITY’S SCHOOL OF LAW BUILDING.

CONSTRUCTION SCIENCE SCHOLARSHIP
CONSTRUCTION SCIENCE SCHOLARSHIP

MCP PARTNERS WITH K-STATE TO ESTABLISH THE MCP GROUP CONSTRUCTION SCIENCE SCHOLARSHIP TO PROVIDE FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE TO A POTENTIAL MCP EMPLOYEE ENROLLED IN THE KSU CONSTRUCTION SCIENCE & MANAGEMENT PROGRAM AND HELP THEM PREPARE FOR A CAREER IN OUR INDUSTRY. OUR FIRST TWO SCHOLARSHIP RECIPIENTS WERE AWARDED IN 2021.

2022
BUILDING THE FUTURE FOR 50 YEARS
BUILDING THE FUTURE FOR <b>50 YEARS</b>

MCP CELEBRATES 50 YEARS IN BUSINESS. WE CONTINUE TO FOCUS ON BUILDING THE FUTURE WITH A COMMITMENT TO THE COMMUNITIES AND CLIENTS WE HAVE SERVED FOR 50 YEARS. HERE’s TO 50 MORE!