Lansing, Mich. — The American Council of Engineering Companies of Michigan (ACEC/M) recently presented the 2017 member “Firm of the Year” award to ROWE Professional Services Company headquartered in Flint, Mich. This is the highest honor bestowed and the only award program instituted to recognize ACEC/M member firms for their leadership in professional practice and community service. Recognition is based on actions taken by a member firm to progressively develop its management practices and for assuming leadership roles in community outreach activities and ACEC/M programs that strengthen the profession for all ACEC/M members.

ROWE Professional Services Company (ROWE) stands out as a company that helps to advance the consulting design profession, is actively involved in the success and growth of ACEC/M, and constantly gives back to the community.

ROWE employees are heavily involved in the community through the United Way, Catholic Charities, American Cancer Society, Habitat for Humanity and Adopt-A-Highway, among others. Staff serve in multiple leadership roles for local organizations. ROWE promotes the engineering profession by awarding scholarships, hosting dinners for graduating students and participating in STEM activities.

The firm also engages in a variety of activities to positively impact the engineering profession and ACEC/M. Jack Wheatley, PE, has served on the Board of Directors for three years, the Political Affairs Committee for seven years, and the Architects-Engineers-Surveyors Legislative Committee for six years. In 2016, he became chair of ACEC’s Political Action Committee. Eric Johnston, PE, serves on the MDOT-ACEC/M Policies and Procedures Committee, its Consultant Evaluation sub-team and Negotiations Sub-team, and on the ACEC/M Transportation Committee. Other ROWE staff are involved with ACEC/M committees as well.

Since 1962, ROWE has delivered engineering, surveying, architecture and planning solutions. ROWE believes in large firm resources with personal attention and prides itself on going beyond technical excellence with its unwavering commitment to exceptional client service.