Milhouse Celebrates Milestone Growth as Company Reaches 500 Team Members (Chicago, IL) — Milhouse Engineering and Construction, Inc. announced today its workforce has grown to 500 team members. This group of diverse and talented individuals has allowed the firm to reach a variety of different sectors to create a positive impact on communities around the world.
Since July of 2021, the Milhouse family of companies has seen almost 60% growth in headcount. This type of expansion does not happen overnight but requires a daily commitment from each team member to cultivate a diverse and collaborative environment. Every department is built of members of exceptional talent and enthusiasm for their area of expertise. These team members help fulfill the organization’s vision to improve communities through innovative solutions.
“When I founded Milhouse, I wanted to create a different type of engineering firm. One where people were excited and proud to come to work,” said Milhouse Chairman and CEO Wilbur C. Millhouse III. “Today, the potential of Milhouse has exceeded my high expectations. I have full confidence that we will continue to grow and prosper and find innovative solutions for more and more challenges around the globe.”
Twenty years ago, Wilbur C. Milhouse III founded Milhouse Engineering and Construction, Inc. out of the basement of his home on Chicago’s Southside. Today, the firm has grown to be a thriving global enterprise and holds the impressive title as the largest African American owned engineering firm in the country. As the number of team members has grown, so has the portfolio of expertise within the company. Milhouse offers 11 services across 9 industries, with plans to expand even further. The rapid growth of the workforce has given Milhouse the capability to delve into new and needed services.
“At Milhouse, we believe that diversity is our strongest asset. We recognize that honoring each team member’s individuality and experiences is critical to growth,” added Wilbur. “Our goal is always to connect with the communities we impact through our work and our everyday lives.”
To learn more about careers at Milhouse or to view open opportunities, visit milhouseinc.com/careers.
Milhouse Celebrates Milestone Growth as Company Reaches 500 Team Members