Dennis J. McLaughlin, Owner


Dennis J. McLaughlin is the owner of McLaughlin Erectors, Inc., (MEI) and he personally commits a level of service consistent with the company’s outstanding performance record.  With over 35 years of experience, he brings specialized knowledge to the field which represents a major investment to owners and developers of shopping centers, hotels, hospitals, and commercial buildings nationwide.

Dennis is a hands-on leader who takes personal accountability and pride in the company’s performance and customer satisfaction. He participates in many project partnering sessions; he is no stranger to walking the job sites and makes it his personal mission to connect with as many customers as possible. Dennis is a pioneer of MEI’s growth and recognizes that the foundation of that goal is consistently delivering the utmost in customer service.

Dennis has worked in the commercial glass field since 1967. In 1981, he started specializing in the installation of architectural skylight systems. During those years, he worked with other companies until January of 1986 when, with the help of his father and mother, Paul and Carol McLaughlin formed McLaughlin Erectors Inc. (MEI), which now services most of the nation’s skylight manufacturers.

In addition to his notable professional achievements, Dennis is quite active in a number of philanthropic and community endeavors. He and a group of supporters of the Semper Fi Fund embarked on a recumbent bicycle ride from St. Augustine, Fla riding west across the southern US, arriving at Camp Pendleton in San Diego, CA two months later. This bicycle ride was done to raise awareness and funds for our country’s wounded veterans, specifically the Injured Marine Semper Fi Fund.

Dennis received a Bachelor of Science in Marine Biology from Texas A&M University.