About Us


MLM Builders was established to provide affordable homes for all generations. We aim to design, build and finish homes that fit the lifestyle of a broad range of individuals. We work to design our floor plans with the maximum use of square footage to create functional home spaces. We preselect custom finishes that appeal to many potential homebuyers.

We aim to streamline the entire build process. From start to finish, we work to save time, lessen miscommunication between the field and office, and avoid delays and mistakes. This aim helps us to keep the home buying experience affordable and stress-free.

Mike McCown

President / CEO

Mike grew up in the small town of Windsor, Missouri, where he was first introduced into the world of construction. He spent much of his childhood building different types of structures alongside his father and grandfather on the McCown family farm. Once in High School, Mike used the skills he gained from his role models to help with framing houses around his hometown. It was then that Mike knew he wanted to pursue a life in construction and wanted to find a way to incorporate his entrepreneurial spirit. Mike spent many years working through different aspects of the Construction industry, leading him to start his own company. In 2006, Mike started Bolivar Contracting, Inc., a Commercial General Construction Company, which has a niche in the agriculture market. After developing and growing his company, Mike had a desire to return to his passion of building homes. In 2016, Mike created BCI-Bowen Custom Homes, LLC and assembled a team of very experienced home building professionals. Also ensuring to establish relationships with some of the best developers in Kansas City in the most sought-after neighborhoods. Mike feels very fortunate to be able to incorporate his passions into his everyday work, all while bringing happiness and homes to the lives of all his clients.

Scott Jones

Vice President

Scott is a lifelong resident of Johnson County, where he grew up in Lake Quivira KS. After he graduated high school, he attended Johnson County Community College and studied Construction Management. With the knowledge acquired, Scott decided to work for his father at the largest deep foundation specialty contractor in the United States. During his time there, he worked on several projects throughout the United States and taking him as far away as Aruba.  

Pursuing his passion for construction, Scott developed his own company, building luxury homes and fulfilling the dreams for many of his clients. After discussing his lifelong goals with his long-time friend, Mike McCown, the two decided to work together combining their knowledge in construction and home building. Scott joined the BCI-Bowen Group in 2013, bringing along his 20 years of home building experience to create dream homes on a solid foundation for residents in the Kansas City area.  

Todd Holmes

General Manager

Todd is from the small town of Linwood, Kansas. At 14 he started working summers and weekends alongside his grandpa on a dairy farm. He was part of the Sherwin township voluntary fire department. This is where he learned the value of honesty, integrity, community, and a good work ethic. His career in new home construction began in 1983 working on a framing crew for several years. The next couple years were spent as a finishing technician for a well-known home builder. Todd enjoys the challenge of building homeowner’s their new dream homes. His passion has always been new home construction and it has been his only career. Decades of experience is evident in his vast knowledge of all phases of new home construction.

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