Rowe Engineering, Inc. is founded by Dave Rowe, PE, in Flushing, MI (five employees).
Office opens in Caro, MI (four employees).
Office opens in Owosso, MI (four employees).
Flushing office employs 30 people.
Dave Rowe retires, and sells the company to employee Bill Winiarski, PE, PS.
Bill Winiarski, PE, PS, becomes chief executive officer (CEO).
Landscape architecture is added to ROWE’s services.
Bill Winiarski forms a plan for group ownership.
Three additional employees, John Matonich, PS, James Redding, PE, LEED®AP, and Robert Mark buy into the company, making them principals.
Owosso office and its 18 employees move to a larger office in nearby Corunna, MI.
Henderson, Bates, and Elrich in Lapeer is purchased (nine employees).
Ruddell Engineering in Mt. Pleasant is purchased (six employees).
An office opens in downtown Flint, MI (three employees).
ROWE becomes an MDOT-prequalified consultant.
Two more employees, Richard Mark, PE, and Paul Brown, PS, become principals, creating an executive committee of six corporate officers.
New corporate headquarters built in Mundy Township, MI; Flushing and Corunna offices’ employees merge there (85 employees).
Vice President John Matonich, PS, becomes president.
Name of firm is changed to “Rowe Incorporated,” to stress that ROWE is a full-service consulting firm.
Caro and Lapeer offices merge in new, larger Lapeer office (24 employees).
CEO William Winiarski, PE, PS, becomes chairman of the board and marketing principal.
President John Matonich, PS, is named CEO.
Senior Project Manager Thomas Long, PE, is named principal.
Small downtown Flint office merges with corporate office in June.
ROWE purchases Air-Land Surveys, a Flint aerial photogrammetric mapping firm (10 employees).
Special Services Division Manager Kent Alexander, PE, is named principal.
Matonich succeeds Winiarski as chairman of the board
Principal/Chief Financial Officer Robert Mark retires.
ROWE purchases Myers Land Survey Company of Grayling, MI.
Construction begins at new corporate headquarters in downtown Flint, MI.
Deputy Director of Engineering Rick A. Freeman, PE, is named a principal.
Carolina Aerial Surveys, LLC, a Myrtle Beach, South Carolina surveying firm, is purchased (four employees).
Marketing Principal and Former CEO and President William Winiarski, PE, PS, retires after 36 years at ROWE.
An existing surveying firm in the tri-cities area of Michigan is purchased.
Name of firm is changed to “ROWE Professional Services Company” to reflect the company's comprehensive services.
ROWE corporate headquarters moves to a refurbished historic four-story building in downtown Flint.
Principal and Transportation Division Manager Tom Long, PE, retires and Associates Leanne Panduren, PE, and Jack Wheatley, PE, are named principals.
ROWE celebrates 50-year anniversary.
ROWE opens office in Farmington Hills, MI.
Vice President Leanne Panduren, PE, becomes president.
Vice President / Director of Surveying Paul Brown, PS, retires after 38 years at ROWE; Jonathan Rick, PS, CFedS, assumes position as ROWE’s director of surveying.
Jeffrey B. Markstrom, PE, is promoted to Civil Utilities Division manager as President Leanne H. Panduren, PE, transitions into the chief executive officer position.
ROWE opens an office in Lansing, MI.
President Leanne H. Panduren, PE, is named chief executive officer.
John D. Matonich, PS, retires after 35 years at ROWE.
Associate and Senior Project Engineer Jeremy M. Lynn, PE, is promoted to Construction Services Division manager.