Firm of the Year

This award is presented to the ACEC member firm that, through their activities, has made a significant contribution to the advancement of the association and the consulting engineering profession.

The 2018 Firm of the Year Award was presented to BKBM Engineers. This award is presented to an ACEC/MN firm that has made a significant contribution to the advancement of the association and the consulting engineering profession. BKBM Engineers has been an incredible supporter of the association by serving at the board and committee chair level, contributing to the scholarship fund, and participating in events. Three principals of this firm have served as ACEC/MN President and three employees over the years have been scholarship recipients. BKBM employees have made significant contributions to the profession, including the development of Minnesota’s Special Inspections Guidelines, and developing presentations for Engineers Week and the Explorer post program, which reached over 800 students last year.


(Left to right:) Tim Derrick, Andy Rauch, Katie Russell, Ron LaMere, James Dorr, Tina Wyffels, and Ricky Kirchner of BKBM Engineers

Firm of the Year Recipients

1991   American Engineering Testing, Inc.
1991   Short Elliott Hendrickson, Inc.
1992   Mattson/Macdonald, Inc.
1992   Braun Intertec
1993   BKBM Engineers
1993   Wells Engineers Minnesota, Inc.
1994   Darg, Bolgrean, Menk, Inc.
1994   Gausman & Moore Associates, Inc.
1995   Barr Engineering Co.
1996   Bonestroo, Rosene, Anderlik & Associates, Inc.
1997   Dunham Associates, Inc.
1998   Bolton & Menk, Inc.
1999   Schoell & Madson, Inc.
2000   INSPEC, INC.
2001   LHB Engineers & Architects, Inc.
2002   Michaud Cooley Erickson

2003   TKDA
2004   HDR Engineering, Inc.
2005   Edwards and Kelcey, Inc.
2006   American Engineering Testing, Inc.
2007   SRF Consulting Group
2008   WSB & Associates, Inc.
2009   Braun Intertec
2010   Hiway Federal Credit Union
2011   TKDA
2012   Parsons Brinckerhoff
2013   Rani Engineering
2014   SRF Consulting Group, Inc.
2015   HGA Architects and Engineers
2016   Alliant Engineering, Inc.
2017   Burns & McDonnell Engineers-Consultants
2018   BKBM Engineers