Women in Construction

Today, we want to celebrate the women that work for Mark Young Construction. Each woman is important to our story. We are proud of the contributions they bring to this company and the industry as a whole. Without these brilliant minds, our profession wouldn’t expand and blossom to its fullest extent. Thank you to every woman that works for Mark Young Construction and thank you to every woman who has stepped up to the plate to make this industry flourish.

Pictured left to right:
Top row: Kimberly Wybenga, Business Development and Marketing; Layla Betts, Project Coordinator
Bottom row: Shauna Deines, Receptionist; Tracy Simon, Project Coordinator Assistant; Mandy Swarts, Project Coordinator; Christina Wierzbowski, Project Engineer; Kelli Peterson, Estimator; Angie DeBolt, Estimating Coordinator
Not pictured: Tami Sherburne, HR Manager; Clemen Perez, HR Coordinator; Daniela Perez, Project Coordinator Assistant; Kristen Oskarson, Office Manager; Julie Durfee, AP Supervisor; Rachel Merich, Administrative Assistant


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MYC 2nd Annual Chili Cook-Off

Mark Young Construction’s 2nd Annual Chili Cook-Off and Silent Auction for the Denver Fire Fighters Burn Foundation was a very successful event. Around 100 people attended the affair and bid on items ranging from gift certificates to restaurants to adventurous things such as learning how to scuba dive.
We had 24 people make chili which included an assortment of green and red options for tasters to enjoy. Congratulations to Tony Roberts from Proud Souls BBQ for being the winner of the 1st Place Red Chili as well as the overall Popular Vote for their chili named “Smokin’ Souls Brisket & Brew Chili.” The guest judges had a three-way tie for the best green chili between chilis named “Aka Mai Mouth is on Fire!,” “I am Groot – A.K.A Green Enchilada Chili,” and “Old Farts.” After the tie breaker vote, the award went to Ivan Garcia from Akaimai for his chili aptly named “Aka Mai Mouth is on Fire!.” The award for the best chili name went to Mandy Swarts from MYC for her green chili named “Try and Deflate this Brady.”
We want to thank everyone who made a chili for the event, as well as everyone who attended to help raise the funds for this important charity. The event raised more than $10,000 for the Foundation which will help to educate families, emergency workers, and the medical community about burn prevention and care while providing burn survivors and their families support and recovery assistance.

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Aurora Fire Station #16 Ground Breaking

On February 8th, 2018, MYC celebrated with the Ground Breaking of the $6M Aurora Fire Station #16 with the City of Aurora. The 15,000 SF station will be built to serve the Highpoint, Gaylord Rockies, and Painted Prairie developments. 

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King Soopers #33 Grand Opening

Congratulations to the MYC team for another successful project completion. 

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Fireside Market and Eatery Grand Opening

On December 14th, MYC celebrated the Fireside Market and Eatery grand opening and ribbon cutting ceremony in Winter Park. There was fresh snow in the air and local merchandise in the market. Thanks to Steve and Eric for all their hard work!

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King Soopers #75 Grand Re-Opening

The King Soopers #75 in Parker, Colorado celebrated it’s grand re-opening on Friday, November 10th, 2017. Congratulations to the MYC team for all their hard work on this project.


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MYC Receives the Circle of Safety Award

MYC’s worker’s compensation carrier, Pinnacol Assurance, insures more than 55,000 Colorado businesses. Of those 55,000, Pinnacol found MYC’s safety program to be in the top 1% of all their insureds and have awarded us the Circle of Safety Award at the top Gold Level. MYC would like to thank all our employees as this was a team effort all the way from estimating up to the final owner’s meeting and grand opening when we turn over the keys of the finished product and everything in between. We would also like to especially thank our Safety Manager, Lance Murray, for all his hard work in keeping employees, clients, and those around our project sites safe.

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2017 Mark Young Construction, Inc. Charity Golf Tournament

On July 28, 2017 Mark Young Construction, Inc. hosted the 3rd Annual Charity Golf tournament benefiting American Military Family. American Military Family is a local charity that aids veterans in the community with a huge focus on preventing veteran suicide. American Military family brought over 10 veterans to the event which really brought the message home to all the players, sponsors, volunteers and other attendees.  We are so proud to be able to contribute to this charity that helps so many of our heroes.

The tournament was sold out and raised over $20,000!  Check it out!



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MYC Hosts DPS Career Day

Mark Young Construction had the honor of hosting Denver Public Schools’ Bear Valley International Middle School for a Career Day. Fifteen 6th graders learned through a Kata presentation about the importance of communication, following instructions, and practicing to get better through a Lego activity. Following that, they had the opportunity to help build a giant human foosball table and more importantly, had the chance to play. Thank you to everyone at MYC who helped as well as to DPS and Bear Valley International MS for coming out and learning more about the construction industry. IMG_7469 IMG_7475 IMG_7481 IMG_7487 IMG_7488 IMG_7506 IMG_7508 IMG_7516 IMG_7518 IMG_7531 IMG_7553 IMG_7556 IMG_7560 IMG_7452 IMG_7453 IMG_7464

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Outstanding Field Professional of the Year

On Saturday, April 29, The American Subcontractors Association of Colorado held its annual awards night in Denver to recognize outstanding performance in various categories. Our own Matt Carlson was recognized as the “Outstanding Field Professional of the Year” as part of the safety recognition for contractor execution of safety in the field. As superintendent on the King Soopers #125 in Castle Rock, Matt’s work in pre-planning, coordination, and execution of safety on the project earned him this statewide recognition. Well done Matt and congratulations!

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