McCownGordon Construction named one of the 2019 Best Workplaces for Millennials by Great Place to Work® and FORTUNE

Great Place to Work and FORTUNE have honored McCownGordon as one of the 2019 Best Workplaces for Millennials. The ranking considered feedback representing over 4.5 million employees working at Great Place to Work-Certified organizations. Great Place to Work, a global people analytics and consulting firm, evaluated more than 60 elements of team members’ experience on the job. These included the extent to which employees trust leaders, the respect with which people are treated, the fairness of workplace decisions, and how much camaraderie there is among the team. Rankings are based on employees’ feedback and reward companies who best include all employees, no matter who they are or what they do for the organization. McCownGordon took the 18th spot on the list in the small- to medium-sized company category, along with businesses like Asana and KnowBe4, Inc.


“McCownGordon is proud to be recognized for creating one of the best workplaces for millennials. We specifically created a number of internal initiatives that create opportunities for our associates to give back, live healthier lives, develop leadership skills and be involved in our company and the community,” said Nancy Whitworth, Chief People Officer. “Plus, we have a cool new headquarters building with gym and yoga room, plenty of flex spaces, access to the street car line, and places for out team to relax and collaborate.”


The Best Workplaces for Millennials stand out for creating more positive experiences for millennials in positions of leadership. As a 100-percent, employee-owned company, McCownGordon focuses on providing opportunities for employees to learn, grow and thrive while sharing in company’s success.


“Millennials today face a unique set of challenges both in and out of the workplace ranging from cumbersome student loans to a lack of trust in their management,” said Michael Bush, CEO of Great Place to Work. “The Best Workplaces on this list have created a greater sense of fairness, collaboration, and professional development for millennials. These positive experiences empower them to bring their full potential to the workplace and the world.”


The Best Workplaces for Millennials is one of a series of rankings by Great Place to Work and FORTUNE based on employee feedback from Great Place to Work-Certified™ organizations. McCownGordon also was ranked as a top 20 Best Mid-Size Company to work for by Great Place to Work and FORTUNE.


About McCownGordon:


McCownGordon Construction is recognized as one of the region’s largest construction managers with offices in both Missouri and Kansas. Focused on core values of integrity, relationships and performance, McCownGordon is committed to building collaborative partnerships and specializing in construction management, design-build, sustainable construction and general contracting. With strong experience and expertise in a variety of market sectors, the company is 100 percent employee owned and has been named one of the Best Places to Work in Kansas City by the Kansas City Business Journal for the past 14 years and ranks as a Fortune 2018 top 20 best mid-size company to work for. More information about McCownGordon is available at


About the Best Workplaces for Millennials


Great Place to Work based its ranking on a data-driven methodology applied to anonymous Trust Index™ survey responses representing over 4.5 million employees at Great Place to Work-Certified organizations. To learn more about Great Place to Work Certification and recognition on Best Workplaces lists published with FORTUNE, visit


About Great Place to Work

Great Place to Work® is a global people analytics and consulting firm that helps companies produce better business results by focusing on workplace culture. Powered by more than 30 years of research, Emprising®, its SaaS-enabled survey and analytics platform, gives companies access to the assessments, data, and reporting needed to build a high-trust, high-performance culture.

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