Professional Profile: Michael Bowden, 2019

Michael Bowden

Name: Michael Bowden

Title: Associate / Civil Engineer

Company: KPFF Consulting Engineers

Location: New York, NY      

Birthplace: Ridge, NY 

Education: Professional Engineer – NY and CA; Bachelor of Science - Engineering, Roger Williams University

First job: Caddie

First job in real estate or allied field: Staff Engineer at H2M architects + engineers

What do you do now and what are you planning for the future? Associate and civil engineering practice leader in the New York office of KPFF. We provide civil and structural engineering services to architects, government agencies, developers and contractors for projects with a wide range of functions. In the future, growing our civil engineering practice in New York.

How do you unwind from a busy day? Surf and spend time with my wife and son

Favorite book or author: I recently enjoyed “Some Stories: Lessons from the Edge of Business and Sport” by Yvon Chouinard and Mindset by Carol Dweck 

Favorite movie: “Elf”

Last song/album that you purchased/downloaded? Fleetwood Mac Pandora station

One word to describe your work environment: Evolving 

Rules to live by in business: Follow Through

If you could invite one person to dinner (living or dead, but not related to you) who would it be and where would you go? Ben Crenshaw, a restaurant at one of his great golf courses…after a round of golf

What is your DREAM job? (something other than your current job): Surfer