MSI Construction’s senior leadership team has over 100 years combined experience in the building and civil construction industry. In addition, our project management team has another 100 years of combined experience in delivering quality projects of lasting value.
John attended Indiana University–Purdue University Indianapolis he began working as a Carpenter and Superintendent in 1977 at Major & Sons Construction, the company his father founded in 1957.
In 1994 John renamed the company MSI Construction and became the President after his father Irvin’s retirement. John has been involved with all aspects of the construction process and oversees all construction operations.
John is also active in the community, serving as Vermillion County Surveyor for 16 years from 1989-2004, Area Planning Commission, and Board of Zoning Appeals.
John Michael’s grandfather, Irvin Michael Major, started the business, MSI Construction in 1957, and grew his business throughout the 1950s, 60s, and 70s. John Michael’s father, John V. Major, was serving as president in 2010 when John Michael started working summers, a practice that continued until his graduation from Indiana State University 8 years later with a degree in Business and Construction Management.
John Michael began his career in earnest as a shop boy, eventually managing small projects, then presiding over all business operations in 2018. As Operations Manager, John Michael is ultimately responsible for all aspects of MSI’s business. Serving people has always been his focus and one of the major drivers of the company’s success.
John Michael is an active Board member for the Newport Chemical Depot Reuse Authority. John Michael sought out the Presidency of the Vermillion County Council, at only 24 years old. Two months after graduating from Indiana State University’s Scott College of Business, he was elected to the Vermillion County Council. Being granted this remarkable opportunity in 2018, made him the youngest President to ever sit on the Vermillion County Council. He did not let this hold him back, as he continued to undertake achievements and create opportunities for West Central Indiana. He is dedicated to strengthening our communities while providing training and opportunities for the next generation.
IRVIN A. (TONY) MAJOR
EXCUTIVE VICE PRESIDENT/ SUPERINTENDENT
Tony is responsible for the management and oversight of the field operations and tradesmen. Tonybegan working as a Carpenter in 1982 at Major & Sons Construction, and has played a key role in many of MSI’s projects. Tony has managed projects for Duke Energy, International Paper, National Gypsum, and Elanco.