About Us

About US

MGM Excavating LLC is a full-service excavating company offering a multitude of services to fit every client's need ranging from small foundation projects to large deep foundations. MGM has the right team to make the project successful and help take time off the schedule. MGM has equipment to fit every client’s need. MGM has excellent relationships with vendors and sub contractors ensuring the trucking services and material deliveries are rendered on time and in the quantity requested.


Health and safety is paramount at MGM Excavating, proof of our dedication to health and safety is an EMR well below 1.0. MGM Excavating has HAZWOPPER and 30hr OSHA trained team members, as well as team members with Radiation experience. MGM is bondable and has no issues qualifying for bonding programs offered by general contractors. MGM has met pre-qualification requirements for LandLease, Mortenson Construction, Leopardo Construction, Power Construction, and McHugh Construction

Michael Barlage

Mr. Barlage attended Purdue University and graduated in 1991 with a Bachelor of Science in Earth Science. After school he worked in Florida, Alabama, South Carolina, Michigan, Wisconsin, Illinois and Texas as an environmental consultant. Mr. Barlage was exposed to earth moving while completing a Silver Shovel Sight cleanup in the southwest side of Chicago. After 6 years of excavating and remediation work, Mr. Barlage started an excavating and concrete company with four other partners in 2004.

Chris Cappelletti

Chris Cappelletti is currently the general superintendent/managing member for MGM Excavating. Prior to his appointment as general superintendent, he spent several years at a competing company as a working foreman. In addition, he has over 27 yrs. experience working at all levels of excavation and general construction. He has been a vice-president, superintendent, estimator, project manager, layout man, and is certified to operate several types of heavy equipment.


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