Bowman Consulting and Hawkins & Associates Agree to Merge

Expansion in the Fredericksburg Area Delivers Eighth Regional Office

Chantilly, VA  — Bowman Consulting Group, Ltd. and H. Aubrey Hawkins & Associates, a Fredericksburg-based engineering and surveying firm have entered into an agreement whereby Bowman will acquire the assets of Hawkins and Associates in a transaction scheduled to close in early February. This transaction will mark the formal opening of Bowman’s eighth office, which will serve the Fredericksburg region as well as areas stretching south to Richmond and west to Culpeper. This full service office will be staffed by over 30 professionals and will bring Bowman’s overall staff to over 300.

“We are extremely excited to serve this dynamic and growing market,” said Gary Bowman, president of Bowman Consulting. “Hawkins and Associates is a well-established and highly respected firm and will serve as a solid platform for our continuing expansion in the Fredericksburg region and beyond.”

Aubrey Hawkins will remain with the firm as managing principal. “We are looking forward to building on the already successful relationships that we have established over the past 15 years. Bowman brings a tremendous depth of resources that will enable us to work on the largest and most complex projects in the region,” said Hawkins.
About Bowman Consulting:
Bowman Consulting is a leading provider of engineering, planning, surveying and environmental consulting services to both the public and private sector throughout the mid-Atlantic region. Headquartered just west of Washington, D.C. in Chantilly, Va., Bowman Consulting has eight regional offices and 300 employees.

Established in 1995, Bowman Consulting has attracted local and national recognition from ENR Magazine (Top 500 Design Firms), The Zweig Letter (The 100 Fastest-Growing U.S. A/E/P & Environmental Consulting Firms), Washington Business Journal (Fastest-Growing Companies in the Washington Region), Inc. Magazine (Fastest-Growing Private Companies in the U.S.). In addition, Bowman Consulting has been recognized by the Virginia Chamber of Commerce as one of the 50 fastest-growing companies in Virginia for the past five years.
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