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Celebrating 50 Years!

This year, 2021, marks 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. 

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1969

Jul 5, 1969

Dr. Gui Joins Townsend & Bottum

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Gui’s PhD on networking methods is aided by an internship as scheduling engineer with Townsend and Bottum, Inc (T&B)
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Aug 31, 1971

Gui establishes Project Management Inc.

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Gui and Bill Bottum form Project Management Inc. as a T&B subsidiary. T&B was the largest contractor in Michigan at the time
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Apr 30, 1972

Dr. Gui Earns his PhD in Civil Engineering

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Dr. Gui defends his PhD thesis on project network techniques and earns his PhD in civil engineering from Michigan
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Jul 1, 1980

PMA Becomes an Independent Company

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PMA becomes an independent company providing scheduling and project controls; revenue in 1980 was $500,000.
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Oct 1, 1982

Ann Arbor Office

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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.
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Jan 1, 1984

Second Office Opens in Orlando

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PMA wins scheduling contract in Orlando, FL. Opens second office under the direction of Ken VanderJagt
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1984