August/September Business View Magazine

48 49 WOOLPERT, INC. “T oday, we have 750 people work- ing all around the world, on everything from architecture and engineering on Air Force bases in Japan to mapping the country of Niger,” says Jeff Lovin, Senior Vice President and Director of the Government Solutions at Woolpert, the fast- est-growing architecture, engineering and geo- spatial (AEG) firm in the nation. “Woolpert was founded in 1911, in Dayton, Ohio, as a surveying firm,” Lovin continues. “We grew through the needs of the community, work- ing with other local leaders to develop landscape engineering, architecture, and housing markets in the wake of the Great Dayton Flood of 1913, and later rural electrification programs during the Great Depression. During World War II, we became involved in engineering and surveying at Wright Field,Wilmington Air Force Base, and the Dayton Municipal Airport, performing work on run- ways and taxiways, and forming the foundation for our Aviation AN INDUSTRY LEADER AT A GLANCE WOOLPERT, INC. WHAT: An AEG (Architecture, Engineering, Geospatial) firm WHERE: Beavercreek, Ohio WEBSITE: