Celebrating 50 Years!
2021 marked PMA’s 50th anniversary as an unparalleled program, project, and construction management firm committed to eliminating project overrun. Beginning with a single location in 1971, PMA has expanded to 15 offices across the United States, with a portfolio of projects and services in more than 40 countries.
Jul 5, 1969
Dr. Gui Joins Townsend & Bottum
Gui’s PhD on networking methods is aided by an internship as scheduling engineer with Townsend and Bottum, Inc (T&B)
Aug 31, 1971
Gui establishes Project Management Inc.
Gui and Bill Bottum form Project Management Inc. as a T&B subsidiary. T&B was the largest contractor in Michigan at the time
Apr 30, 1972
Dr. Gui Earns his PhD in Civil Engineering
Dr. Gui defends his PhD thesis on project network techniques and earns his PhD in civil engineering from Michigan
Jul 1, 1980
PMA Becomes an Independent Company
PMA becomes an independent company providing scheduling and project controls; revenue in 1980 was $500,000.
Oct 1, 1982
Ann Arbor Office
Office relocates to 226 W. Liberty, Ann Arbor, MI. The office is a central location for Dr. Gui and home to many leadership events through the years.
Jan 1, 1984
Second Office Opens in Orlando
PMA wins scheduling contract in Orlando, FL. Opens second office under the direction of Ken VanderJagt