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Roger Ward Engineering is a Veteran-Owned Business

veteran owned businessAcross America, businesses large and small are owned by our great country’s military heroes. We can identify these businesses through designations such as VBE, VOSB and IVOSB. In this post, we’ll explain what these designations mean and what they mean to you as a supporter of these enterprises.

Veteran Business Enterprise (VBE)
The VBE designation is granted locally to ensure that veteran-owned businesses have an equal opportunity to participate in the purchasing of goods, services and public works. The city of Indianapolis requires that such businesses are at least 51 percent owned by veterans or persons on active duty in a military service.

Having attained VBE designation means that the team at Roger Ward Engineering brings you a can-do attitude, whatever the task may be. You can show your support for veterans by choosing Roger Ward for your next project.


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Veteran-Owned Small Business (VOSB)
The VOSB designation is granted by the federal government to small businesses that are at least 51 percent veteran-owned. The management and daily operations of the business must be controlled by one or more veterans, and the business must qualify as a small business enterprise according to federal standards.

Having a veteran at the helm of operations, Roger Ward Engineering has the discipline and knows the dedication and commitment required to see projects all the way through to their positive outcomes.

Indiana Veteran-Owned Small Business (IVOSB)
The IVOSB designation is granted by the state. The goal of the program is “to create meaningful business opportunities for Indiana veterans and create successful integration of Indiana veteran-owned businesses with the business infrastructure of the state of Indiana.”

As an IVOSB, Roger Ward is honored to have the appreciation of and the opportunity to do business in the state of Indiana. Helping out with our services in our home state is especially important to us.

While a certain percentage of public projects require the use of businesses with either a VBE, VOSB, or IVOSB designation, utilizing veteran-owned businesses in your projects is a great way to show your support for those who have served our country.

About Roger Ward Engineering:
Roger Ward Engineering (RWE) is a locally owned civil engineering and consulting firm based in Indianapolis, Indiana. Founded in 1999 by Roger Ward Jr., Roger Ward Engineering specializes in:
Civil engineering: Roger Ward Engineering offers land planning and site design services with the knowledge and experience to guide your project from start to finish.

Development consulting: Roger Ward Engineering development consulting services include: site feasibility studies, zoning assistance, permitting, and due diligence.

Land surveying: Roger Ward Engineering offers a variety of land surveying services, including: boundary and topographic surveys, as-built surveys (also known as in place surveys,) construction staking, and ALTA/NSPS surveys.

Sustainable design: Roger Ward Engineering has completed numerous sustainable design projects, focusing on low impact design, LEED certification and green building design.

Utility infrastructure: Roger Ward, Sr. heads up the utility infrastructure division at Roger Ward Engineering. Their utility infrastructure services include wastewater consulting and facilities consulting.