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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 Consulting Among Washington Business Journal’s Largest Engineering Firms in Greater D.C.

April 3, 2018 – Chantilly, VA – Bowman Consulting Group, Ltd. (Bowman Consulting), a Virginia-based award-winning engineering firm, has ranked as the 11th Largest Engineering Firm in Greater D.C. by the Washington Business Journal. Rankings were based on 2017 metro-area billings and the firm advanced one place over the previous year.

“Our recognition on this list is attributable to our outstanding clients and employees,” said Mike Bruen, Vice President and Chief Operations Officer of Bowman Consulting. “The greater D.C. market has been our springboard to national growth and we appreciate everything it has to offer.”

The Washington Business Journal provides breaking business news and relevant industry lists to the Washington, D.C. metro-area as a branch of the American City Business Journals, “the largest publisher of metropolitan business newsweeklies in the United States.”

Bowman Consulting Announces the Hire of Diana Vaughan as Talent Acquisition Manager

March 22, 2018 – A Virginia native with more than 10 years of experience in talent acquisition engagement across the country, Diana Vaughan brings experience in executive recruiting, talent management, and strategic hiring in the STEM fields. Prior to joining Bowman, Diana was employed by Hillcrest Labs where she was involved in numerous facets of growth and development through the successful acquisition by InterDigital, Inc.

“What drew me to Bowman were their cultural values and commitment to ambitious growth. I’m really looking forward to working with leadership here to identify key talent and strategically build on the Bowman foundation” said Vaughan.

Diana will be spearheading all new hire acquisition efforts, recruiting and on-boarding for the firm, working with hiring managers across each office.

“As Bowman grows, we want to continue to add to our great pool of talent and Diana is the perfect person to do that. She is totally committed to Bowman’s growth and success” said Mike Bruen, Chief Operating Officer.

Diana earned her Bachelor of Arts from the College of William and Mary and is a member of Society for Human Resources Management (SHRM) and Association for Talent Development (ATD). She is an active community volunteer for Arlington Food Assistance Center and the Arlington Regional Master Naturalists.

Bowman Consulting Launches Construction Engineering Group in Lisle, Illinois

March 12, 2018 - Chantilly, VA – Bowman Consulting Group, Ltd. (Bowman), a leading provider in the A/E/C industry, has opened a new office in Lisle, Illinois to continue to serve clients in the region. This will be the second office in Illinois, and Bowman’s newly developed Construction Engineering headquarters. The first office, based in Chicago, opened in 2012 and is the core of Bowman’s structural engineering team.

Clients benefit from Bowman’s wide range of services provided throughout the country and can now add construction engineering among those benefits. Leading the way for this growth are two industry experts, Jeff Druckman and Michael Hannemann. Both joined Bowman in January 2018, fully dedicated to the office launch and serving Bowman’s construction engineering client needs. Jeff and Mike bring more than 70 years of combined engineering experience and client services and are well positioned to lead this sector of growth for Bowman.

“The new Lisle office aligns with Bowman’s mission of establishing key regional offices to meet the needs of our clients,” said Michael Bruen, Chief Operating Officer. “In anticipation of multiple capital improvement programs as well as growth of the infrastructure improvement sector , we have opened this office and are setting up to allow our professionals to continue to provide the local and national expertise that all of our clients expect.”

Although focused on construction engineering efforts at this time, future services out of the Lisle office will include design contract plan preparation, engineering studies, a full range of municipal and county engineering services, as well as survey services.

The new office is located at 1001 Warrenville Rd., Suite 110, Lisle, IL 60532.

Bowman Consulting Hires Engineering Team Leader Edward Keohane

February 5, 2018 - Annapolis, MD – Bowman Consulting is pleased to announce today that industry veteran Edward Keohane has joined the Maryland team in its Annapolis office. Mr. Keohane brings more than 20 years of experience in the industry, with 17 of those years focusing on Maryland, and will help grow Bowman’s business and serve clients throughout Maryland. Prior to joining Bowman Consulting, Edward held similar positions at Nobis Engineering, ATCS, and Bohler Engineering.

In addition to being an expert in water resources and roadway design, Mr. Keohane has extensive experience in due diligence/site investigations, zoning and land development, site plan preparation, entitlement, site design, construction documents, grading and drainage plans with utility systems, storm water facility design, erosion and sediment control plans, coordination of municipal and regulatory permit process, Public hearing testimony, implementation and construction of Master Planned Developments, roadway design, Community Infrastructure, and Regional Commercial Centers. While his specialty lies within large scale private projects ranging from residential to commercial/retail work, Mr. Keohane has also managed and designed a wide array of public projects.

“We see tremendous opportunity to grow our business in Maryland and are excited to have a new key member of our leadership team”, said Michael Bruen, Bowman’s Chief Operating Officer. “Ed brings deep experience across multiple market sectors, not just to Annapolis, but to the entire firm. We could not be happier to have him as part of Bowman.”

Mr. Keohane received his Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering from the University of Central Florida and holds his Professional Engineer’s license in Maryland, Florida and New Hampshire.

Bowman Consulting Named a Top Privately Held Company in the Richmond Area

January 18, 2018 - Richmond, VA – Bowman Consulting Group, Ltd. (Bowman), a Virginia-based award - winning engineering firm, premiers its ranking on Richmond BizSense’s Privately Held Companies at #67 out of more than 200 local businesses.

“We are pleased to have placed in the top 100 Richmond area private companies, and hope to continue this positive streak of success throughout 2018 as a team,” said Spencer Francis, Principal and Branch Manager of the Richmond office.

Richmond BizSense is River City’s premier source of business news and information. Rankings were based on the number of 2017 employees.