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Executive Leadership

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.

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John V. Major


John has been in the construction industry for over 50 years. He got his start as a Carpenter and Superintendent at Major & Sons Construction, the company his father founded in 1957. In 1994 John renamed the company MSI Construction and became its 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.

In 2022, John received the prestigious President’s Award by the Wabash Valley Contractors Association. The President’s Award is the highest honor within the association. John was recognized for his outstanding support and dedication to the construction industry, commitment to the trades, and support of the association. Past recipients of this award is a benchmark for future recipients. They are given a personal plaque to keep, and a large shovel traveling plaque that highlights all of the past recipients. 

Irvin A. (Tony) Major


Tony, the son of Irvin Major who founded the company, is entrusted with the crucial role of managing and overseeing field operations and tradesmen. With over four decades of experience in carpentry, Tony has been an indispensable part of Major & Sons Construction, having worked on many of MSI's noteworthy projects. His portfolio includes prestigious clients such as Duke Energy, International Paper, National Gypsum, Elanco, Indiana State University, and others.

Tony's mastery of carpentry, framing, and concrete work is unparalleled. Moreover, his astute project management skills have enabled him to effectively manage large-scale commercial projects and oversee scheduling and budgeting processes with ease. As a result, Tony has earned a reputation as an expert in the field of commercial project management.

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John Michael F. Major

Operations Manager

John Michael's grandfather, Irvin Michael Major, founded the business in 1957. Irvin grew the business throughout the following decades. In 2010, John Michael's father, John V. Major, was serving as president when John Michael began working summers at the company as a shop boy. During these summers, he gained valuable experience in construction management on small projects, which prepared him for later roles as a manager.


After graduating from Indiana State University with a degree in Business and Construction Management in 2018, John Michael joined MSI Construction as an Operations Manager and continues to hold this position today. One of his primary focuses has always been on serving people, which has contributed significantly to the success of the company.


In addition to his work at MSI Construction, John Michael has served on various boards and councils in West Central Indiana, including the Valley Professionals Community Health Center and the Wabash Valley Contractors Association Board of Directors. In 2019, he became the youngest person ever to hold the position of President of the Vermillion County Council at just 24 years old. He has also been a board member of the Newport Chemical Depot Reuse Authority.


John Michael's commitment to community service has made him a respected leader in West Central Indiana. He has dedicated himself to strengthening local communities and providing opportunities and training for the next generation of leaders.

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