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At Bowman Consulting, we've been making waves in the professional services industry since we opened our doors in 1995. From the story of our rapid expansion, to our acquisition of new talent and clients, we have become a recognized name in general news media as well as land development industry publications.

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Bowman announces new leadership to help lead the Tucson office

January 20, 2020 – Tucson, AZ - A veteran of the land development industry, Rob Schlicher, P.E., brings his more than 24 years of experience to Bowman Consulting Group’s Tucson, Arizona office. As the new Sr. Project Manager, Land Development Team Leader, he will leverage his vast experience and established presence in the area to help provide local Tucson horsepower to service Bowman’s land development clients.

Bowman expanded its Arizona presence with the opening of its Tucson office in 2017; a move to better meet the needs of the area’s growing mining industry. In 2018, with the addition of Matt Cawley as a Principal and Bruce Larson as Vice President/Regional Manager, efforts began to strengthen the Tucson office’s land development engineering.

“When I first joined the Bowman team, I noticed a greater need for our land development efforts to expand in Tucson,” said Larson. “As a seasoned Senior Project Manager who is experienced and well known in the Tucson land development market, Rob was the only choice to bring us to the forefront of the region’s land development industry.”

Schlicher is a licensed professional engineer in Arizona, Colorado and Oregon, having also completed work in California, Idaho, Georgia and Florida. His experience is largely in designing and managing civil engineering projects for the private sector, ADOT, Federal, State and Municipal clients.

Previously serving in the U.S. Navy, he graduated at the top of his 1992 class at Combat Technical Schools Command U.S. Navy in General Electronic Theory and Engineering Courses. He would go on to earn his Bachelor of Science in Electrical and Electronics Engineering from the University of California Berkeley in 1994. He is a member of the American Society of Civil Engineers and, for more than five years, he has also served as an ambassador to Local First Arizona.

“I am excited for this next stage in my career,” said Schlicher. “With the support and infrastructure that Bowman provides, our team will flourish and grow within Southern Arizona to become an integral part of Tucson and its surrounding communities”

Bowman Launches Dallas Office for Expanded Texas Presence

December 16, 2019 – Reston, VA – Bowman Consulting announced the opening of a new office in Dallas, Texas, increasing the firm’s regional presence to three offices serving the state. The new location enables the team to better support clients throughout Texas and provides a launchpad for additional growth in the booming southeast market.

The expansion puts Bowman in a beneficial position to accommodate the demands of the local retail, commercial/industrial, data center, and single family residential/multi-family market sectors. Executive Vice President Jesse Goldfarb commented, “Bowman is excited to move into Dallas to continue offering our clients the strength of Bowman’s national resources with the responsiveness of a strong local team.” He added, “The Dallas location is perfect to accommodate Bowman’s Texas expansion.”

With an expansive state portfolio in civil engineering, surveying, environmental, construction management and TxDOT, Bowman’s experience is matched with local knowledge and familiarity with unique agency standards and procedures.

Bowman Welcomes Kofi Addo, PE to the Texas Team

In addition to the Dallas office opening, Bowman is pleased to announce the hiring of Senior Project Manager, Kofi Addo, PE. “I look forward to working closely with Kofi as our first hire in Dallas,” said Goldfarb. Addo brings 16 years of experience in land development and construction management working in more than 25 states. He currently holds PE licenses in Texas, Arizona, New Mexico and Oregon.

The new Dallas office is located at 8201 Preston Road, Suite 700B, Dallas TX 75225.

Bowman announces the hire of Terry Rowe as Survey Operations Manager

November 18, 2019 – Reston, VA – Terry Rowe, RPLS, LSLS, PMP brings his broad-based experience in land surveying, mapping, project management, operations and personnel leadership to Bowman Consulting Group, Ltd., as the new Survey Operations Manager. He has developed a reputation for his strong mechanical and technical aptitude, interpersonal skills, wide-ranging computer skills and consistency in exceeding goals and expectations. Rowe is a registered Professional Land Surveyor in several states, a Licensed State Land Surveyor in Texas and a Pre-Certified Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) Surveyor.

“Terry has an unmatched background in the industry and fully embodies our cultural values, which makes him ideal to help grow our surveying efforts,” said Charles Walls, Executive Vice President of Survey Operations at Bowman Consulting. Walls added, “He is a licensed surveyor in 27 states and having him on board makes us a truly nationwide survey operation.”

Rowe will be working on the day-to-day operations of the Survey Department, as well as focusing on achieving Bowman’s business plan goals for 2020. Prior to joining Bowman, he was with Percheron, LLC, where he managed projects, directed field and office operations, developed and maintained client relationships and executed business expansion strategies.

Rowe holds a bachelor degree in Applied Arts and Science from Lamar University and has taken additional surveying classes at Oklahoma State University – Oklahoma City to supplement his experience. He is a Certified Adjunct Professor within the Lone Star Community College System on the Montgomery Campus, as well as a former Scoutmaster for the Boy Scouts of America: Sam Houston Area Council for more than seven years. From 2008-2009, Rowe served as the Chapter 9 Vice President for the Texas Society of Professional Surveyors.

Bowman debuts on the ENR New York Top Design Firms, Surveying and Mapping sector lists

May 30, 2019 – Cedar Knolls, NJ – Bowman Consulting Group, Ltd. (Bowman), a leading national provider of engineering, surveying, planning, landscape architecture and construction management services, has been recognized as a Top Design Firm in New York by Engineering News-Record (ENR) for the first time. Special recognition was received on the region’s sector list for Surveying and Mapping. Rankings were based on 2018 revenue in the New York and New Jersey region.

Bowman attributes its eighth-place debut on the Surveying and Mapping list this year to continued growth and dedication to meeting our clients’ needs. Accounting for approximately one-third of the work in the region, Bowman has completed a number of projects utilizing its vast capabilities, such as ALTA/NSPS surveys, boundary and topographic surveys and GPS/geodetic control surveys, while anticipating additional success for the remainder of 2019.

This recognition just further highlights what an exciting time it is for Bowman’s regional presence, which proves to be active in the commercial, residential, retail, education, government, healthcare, hospitality and distribution markets. Marty Tirella, who leads the firm’s Northeast Survey group, has leveraged our business network to expand survey business providing services from inception through construction, providing these services to a broad range of clientele. We continue to seek new opportunities and markets for our broad range of surveying services.

ENR provides the engineering and construction news, analysis, commentary and data construction industry professionals need to do their jobs more effectively. ENR reports on the top design firms, both architects and engineers, and the top construction companies as well as projects in the United States and around the world.

Bowman Consulting Ranked on ENR’s Top 500 Design Firms

May 9, 2019 - Reston, VA – Bowman Consulting Group, Ltd. (Bowman), one of the nation’s principal engineering firms, announced today it has ranked #172 in Engineering News-Record’s (ENR) Top 500 US Design Firms. This rank marks the sixth consecutive year the Reston, Virginia-based firm has been ranked among the top 200. Rankings were based on 2018 revenue.

“We take great pride in being recognized and continuing to move up in ENR’s rankings,” said Mike Bruen, Chief Operating Officer of Bowman. “2018 was an exciting year and we project continued double-digit growth in 2019.”

In 2018, Bowman further pentrated the transportation, oil and gas, power and energy, and mining markets and saw strong activity with core land development and municipal government clients. Bowman experienced predominately organic growth in 2018, but also grew through strategic partnerships and acquisitions. In Arizona, Bowman acquired WestLand Resources, Inc.’s Land Development Engineering Practice and substantially all of the assets of Atherton Engineering, Inc.

ENR provides the engineering and construction news, analysis, commentary and data construction industry professionals need to do their jobs more effectively. ENR reports on the top design and construction firms, as well as projects, in the United States and around the world.