Pittsfield, Maine – May 7, 2019 – Kleinschmidt Associates, an engineering, regulatory, and environmental consulting firm, is pleased to announce that Rossie Corwon, Senior Consultant working out of the Lexington, South Carolina office, has been honored with the Women of Excellence Award from the Women’s Leadership Council, which is a program of the Greenwood SC Chamber of Commerce.
In 2008 Rossie joined Greenwood County’s Engineering Department and became the leader of the department in 2014 until her retirement in August 2018. Management of Lake Greenwood and the Buzzards Roost Dam were a priority in her career and she was also instrumental in helping to secure over $5M worth of grants for improvements to the county’s airport during her tenure. Her final effort with the county was seeing the completion of the Greenwood County Animal Shelter to completion with the facility opening its doors in 2018. She joined Kleinschmidt in December 2018.
“We are honored to have someone of Rossie’s caliber at Kleinschmidt,” says Bill Remington, Senior Consultant with Kleinschmidt. “Her expertise, commitment to quality, and her attention to detail are a tremendous asset to our clients and partners. We look forward to seeing her continue to be successful in all that she does. She is a joy to work with.”
“I was humbled and honored to receive this recognition from the Greenwood Women’s Leadership Council,” says Rossie Corwon, “I am also happy to now be a part of the Kleinschmidt team, it’s a great fit for me personally and professionally. The company’s emphasis on providing practical, cost-effective solutions to environmental and regulatory opportunities dovetails with my interests and experience. Everyone that I have had the pleasure of working with here has been exceptional.”
The Greenwood Women’s Leadership Council provides opportunities for all women to grow personally and professionally, and to build their influence in the community. This year’s Awards Luncheon was held on April 25, 2019 at Enchanted Acres and was attended by more than 200 people.
Kleinschmidt Associates performs engineering, regulatory and environmental consulting for North American energy companies and governmental agencies who strive to protect and enhance the natural environment without compromising performance. We work at the intersection of regulatory requirements, environmental science, and engineering solutions to achieve our client’s objectives.