PAUL MACDOUGALL JR. & PAUL MACDOUGALL SR.
617.698.6740 | macdougallmechanical.com
MacDougall Plumbing and Mechanical LLC is a fullservice design, build, and repair mechanical contracting firm based in Milton/Quincy that serves the Greater Boston area. Paul MacDougall Jr. is now helping to run the family business with his father, in memory of his brother, Mark. Julia, Paul’s sister, helps on special projects while home from college.
Who or what inspired you as a child to start your own business?
My father, Paul Sr., started the business 30 years ago. My brother Mark and I grew up working for him on weekends and during summer vacations. After college, I thought about going to law school, but I quickly realized an incredible opportunity to continue what my father started and help represent our family company.
Have you ever encountered any challenges in your family business?
It can be difficult working so closely with family, but fortunately we’re completely in sync when it comes to the big decisions and the overall direction of the company.
What makes your family business successful?
Our greatest strength is our team. We have been fortunate to have an incredible group of tradesmen that take pride in delivering superior quality work with a great attitude.