Bowman has appointed Jeffrey Blair, PE, vice president of acquisition integration. In this role, Jeff will work closely with the management of the acquired businesses to ensure a smooth transition. During his 18 years with Bowman, Blair held key positions within the business and operations.
âAfter becoming a public company, we focused on accelerating growth through acquisitions and expanding the organization very intentionally,â said Bowman CEO Gary Bowman. âWe knew we needed someone with Jeff’s knowledge and talent as a full-time acquisition integration manager to ensure every acquisition ran smoothly for the businesses we acquire and for Bowman. . Jeff will work closely with Tim Vaughn, our executive vice president of acquisitions, to identify and integrate businesses at Bowman. “
Blair, a Registered Professional Engineer, has over 30 years of experience consulting with site and infrastructure development projects in the Mid-Atlantic and Southeastern United States for public sector clients. and private. His diverse experience and deep understanding of the needs of a diverse clientele has enabled him to build successful business relationships with local, state and federal governments, healthcare providers, residential and commercial real estate developers, telecommunications, and retailers. industrial customers.
âAs Bowman continues to acquire other businesses, Blair and Vaughn will help ensure that we realize the maximum value from acquisitions through staff retention and engagement as well as the successful integration of functions and roles. business operations, âsaid Trish Hollar, executive vice president of human capital at Bowman. âWe knew we needed to have a dedicated full-time manager and department assigned to this initiative. ”
âI will be a champion and an ambassador for our new businesses, so their transition to Bowman will be smooth and a positive experience for everyone involved and in all aspects of our business,â added Blair. âMy job, along with the onboarding team that I am putting together, will be to help us better make smooth and orderly transitions that allow us to quickly realize revenue synergies. I have helped Bowman grow from 200 people when I was have joined the company at over 900 now, and am delighted to help us grow even more. “
Since the company went public in May 2021, Bowman has acquired four engineering companies, including:
McFarland-Dyer & Associates in Suwanee (Atlanta), Georgia
Triangular Site Design in Raleigh, North Carolina
PCD Engineering, Inc., Denver, CO
BTM Engineering, Inc. in Louisville, KY