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EBA Engineering History Timeline


Continuing to Grow

EBA acquires geographIT and establishes geospatial technologies and asset management department.

Bruce Stauffer joins EBA as vice president.

EBA opens Lancaster, PA, office.

EBA opens Washington, DC, office.

EBA moves headquarters to Laurel, Maryland.


Leadership Transition

Rizwan Siddiqi and Harish Patel assume the positions of president and executive vice president, respectively, of EBA Engineering, Inc., on January 1, 2015.


Acquired KPA

EBA acquires Kennedy, Porter and Associates, Inc.


A New Office

EBA’s Laurel, MD, office opens.



A New Department

EBA starts the water/wastewater department – now called water systems engineering.

EBA’s Orange, VA, office opens.


2000- 2005

Expanding Leadership

Amar Sokhey joins EBA as vice president (2002).

Dale Coppage joins EBA as vice president (2005).




Another EBA Expansion of Services

EBA adds environmental engineering services to its service offerings.

Rizwan Siddiqi joins EBA.


Key Personnel Changes

Nanda Sen becomes president; Kunal Gangopadhyay becomes executive vice president, secretary, and treasurer.

Harish Patel joins EBA (1989).

Jairo Palomino joins EBA (1990).


Expansion of Services


EBA Engineering is Born!

EBA Engineering, Inc. purchases the Ewell, Bomhardt, and Associates interest from Lyon Associates.

EBA becomes an MBE firm (1982).

Founding principals Hector Vinas (President), Nanda Sen (Executive Vice President), Kunal Gangopadhyay, Bharat Bhatt, Bob Sebastian, and Bill Kotis establish EBA Engineering, Inc.

EBA offers geotechnical engineering, construction inspection and testing, and surveying services.

EBA employs 26 people.


Time to Sell

Dr. Ewell sells the company to Lyon Associates.


A Growth Spurt

The company expands its primary services to include civil engineering, structural engineering, geotechnical engineering, and materials testing. Primary clients remain in the public sector, and personnel count grows to 300.


Offering New Services

The company boasts a materials testing laboratory and geotechnical engineering services.


The Early Years

The company primarily offers full-service civil and structural engineering services; primary clients are in the public sector. Staffing increases from 3 to 100 and construction inspection and surveying are added to service offerings (1969).


The Founders

Dr. W. Worthington Ewell and Henry C. Bomhardt found Ewell, Bomhardt, and Associates, predecessor to EBA Engineering, Inc.

EBA Engineering History Timeline

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  • EBA provide[d] design support [on a BOA and] were able to coordinate the requirements [...] in the preparation of construction documents. All work was accomplished in a timely manner and the task order assignments have been a success.
  • EBA is implementing an enterprise ArcGIS platform that is used daily by nearly 150 users from every department. I am very pleased with their professionalism, quality of service, timeliness in completing tasks, and depth of technical expertise.
  • For more than 20 years, EBA has been providing excellent multidisciplinary engineering services on a wide range of projects for the Maryland Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services (DPSCS).

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