McCormick Taylor strives to foster a company culture that feels more like a family. We believe in putting life first in the work-life balance of all of our employees, especially those who, in addition to their career, spend every day being the best parent they can be for their kids.


In honor of Father’s Day on June 18, we asked a few McCormick Taylor dads three questions:

  • What does McCormick Taylor do to help you improve your work-life balance?
  • How does McCormick Taylor's flexibility help you spend more time with your child(ren)?
  • Do you have any advice for new dads in the workforce?

Manish Vaghela, GIS Specialist II

1. McCormick Taylor does a lot for me as a dad, and I appreciate them for it.


2. Having the ability to work from home allows me to watch my 7-year-old daughter and 11-month-old son grow. I’m also able to drop off and pick up my daughter from school. Having flexibility allows me to be more involved in their routines.


3. Enjoy this great time before it flies away!

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Josh Henley, PE, Water Resources Engineer III

1. McCormick Taylor has been hugely helpful for me in establishing a healthy work-life balance as they worked with me when my spouse received a job offer out of state and allowed me to go fully remote to live where was best for my family. Being fully remote with flexibility in my regular work hours allows both myself and my wife to work while still being able to take care of our daughter’s care.


2. McCormick Taylor’s flexibility allowed me to shift my hours earlier so that I can get the full afternoon with my daughter and avoid needing to put her into daycare. Plus working remotely lets me feel connected to her the whole day, which at least for this phase of life when she is so young and not too vocal I consider to be a real boon!


3. Pretty sure I still fall into the new dad category, but in this first year, the biggest thing I make a point to do is to try and be present in each moment as much as possible as she is changing and growing so quickly.

Andy Meyer, Environmental Scientist II

1. McCormick Taylor provides a great work-life balance by allowing me to have flexibility in my daily schedule.


2. This flexibility allows my wife and I the ability to coordinate daycare pick up and drop off that works for us; as well as, the ability for both of us to attend his pediatrician check-ups. Most mornings I am able to help my wife with the morning wake-up and feeding routine. I am also able to postpone some of my tasks until later in the evening after my son has gone to bed, so I can spend as much time as possible with him.


3. I am still a new dad myself (my son is only 7 months old) but my advice would be to spend as much time with your kids as possible, even if it means working later in the evening when they're asleep.

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