Since 1948, MCI has prided itself as a benchmark for performance, reliability and stability as a comprehensive building design and solutions provider. Our core emphasis is in the construction, engineering, project management, HVAC service, building automation systems, and energy services industries. We believe in a full service approach, offering clients a wide range of building solutions in order to meet their needs and exceed their expectations. We leverage our expertise to maximize the return on every investment our customers make.
Our growth and evolution as a company has been planned through strategies in economics of scale, competitive advantage, and internal professional growth. We have the stability of a long established company with over 60 years in the marketplace and an impeccable reputation as the company known for its superior workmanship.
MCI has assembled a winning team, comprised of innovative and energetic employees, who are dedicated to delivering the most efficient solution, tailored to our customer’s unique and individual applications, while maximizing budget dollars and providing the ultimate in performance, comfort and quality with every job we deliver.
MCI is poised for continued strong growth in the coming years. With stability and innovation in our systems, organization and vision for the future, our company is well positioned to continue as a premier comprehensive building design and solutions provider.
RALPH BURT, JR. P.E. (LEA)
Lea is a graduate of North Carolina State University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering. Lea is a registered P.E. in North and South Carolina and holds Contracting Licenses PH-1, 2 and 3. He is also certified by the Association of Energy Engineers as a Certified Energy Manager (CEM). He has completed the LEED Training Workshop given by the US Green Building Council and achieved status as a Certified Green Building Engineer (GBE) and a Certified Energy Auditor (CEA) by the Association of Energy Engineers. Lea is proficient in energy modeling using TRANE TRACE software.
WILLIAM H. CHAMPION (BILL)
Vice President, Construction
Bill has been in Project Management with Mechanical Contractors, Inc. since 1987. Bill received his degree from Gardner Webb University in Computer Science and holds N.C. State Contracting Licenses H-1, H-2 and H-3 and is certified for DDC and Pneumatic Controls. As an accomplished project manager, Bill has extensive first-hand experience with the challenges of mechanical systems installation.
DONALD O. KAY, JR.
Since joining MCI in 1980, Donnie has been responsible for managing the company’s financial operations, human resources, and provides critical support in contract management. He is a graduate of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill with a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration. Donnie keeps everything running smoothly, balancing the diverse needs of our clients and employees, and ensuring open lines of communication.
Business Development – Construction
Barry joined Mechanical Contractors in 2007 and is in charge of Construction Sales and Business Development. Prior to working for MCI, Barry worked for a real estate developer managing properties in Charlotte for 17 years where he gained valuable experience in building construction and operation. He graduated from Triangle Institute of Technology with a degree in RHVAC.
DANE E. OSBURN
Raleigh Branch Manager
Dane has been employed at Mechanical Contractors, Inc. since 1985 with experience as a Service Technician, Sheetmetal Technician, and a Project Manager. Today, he is in charge of Raleigh Construction operations. He was educated at Lincoln Technical Institute with a degree in Heating, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration. He also has concentrated training in DDC Controls and the commissioning process. He holds N.C. State Contracting Licenses H-1, H-2 and H-3 as well as a Plumbing License.
GEOFFREY K. CUTLER
Vice President, Integrated Building Services
Geoff joined Mechanical Contractors, Inc. in 2007 with 13 years as an Engineer and Project Manager in the building automation field working for a major equipment manufacturer in their contracting solutions department. He is a graduate of the Nova Scotia Institute of Technology where he studied HVAC and Electrical Construction. At MCI, Geoff is responsible for leading our HVAC Service, Systems Integration, and Energy Services Groups. He also supports all of our design/build projects along with his team.