Builder Stories Podcast Hosted by Eric Fortenberry
Episode 42

Building a Strong Company CultureWith Mike Mitchell of Mitchell Construction

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Meet Mike Mitchell, owner of Mitchell Construction a deck building company based in a suburb of Chicago, Illinois. Mike shares his journey from joining his father's business in high school to transforming Mitchell Construction into a niche company specializing in decks. He discusses the challenges of delegating tasks, transitioning out of the field, and the importance of networking and attending national industry events. Mike emphasizes the value of open communication, continuous learning, and creating a strong company culture.

Here are some key takeaways from our discussion with Mike:

  • Trusting your team to handle fieldwork
  • Prioritizing continuous learning and industry involvement
  • Adapting to market demands


Visit the Mitchell Construction website here.

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