In 1995, Darin Bowe, Patrick McLaughlin & Karen Bowe opened the doors to Bowe Contractors Inc. and in January of 2001 the company become a corporation. Since that time, Bowe Contractors Inc. has worked on a variety of public and commercial type projects. Today, Bowe Contractors, Inc. takes great pride in its work and company.
Darin J. Bowe
President, Founder, CEO
Over 20 years professional experience in public and private works construction. Currently holds California Contractors License with classifications for A & B general engineering and building construction.
Mr. Bowe began his career in the construction field as an electrical apprentice, working up to superintendent positions. He then became skilled in carpentry and concrete during the mid 1980's and has garnered many valuable trades since that time.
Working as a superintendent for several different company's on multimillion dollar projects in the 90's he decided to venture out as his own entity in 1995.
During his career he has held positions such as journeyman, superintendent, project manager, estimator and ultimately chief executive of Bowe Contractors, Inc.
Karen A. Bowe
Secretary, Treasurer, CFO
Studied accounting and computer technology in early college years. In 1980 she began her career in the construction industry, where she was a book keeper assistant performing duties in construction payroll, job cost, accounts receivable/ payable, and general ledger. Moved out to the field in the late 1980's as an assistant project superintendent.
Trained to handle the submittal process, RFI's, change requests, scheduling, CPM, and billing duties on site. Having gained a well rounded knowledge of WIP, construction accounting and reporting, she joined the staff of Bowe Contractors, Inc. as office manager and controller.
Holds many certificates in computer construction training and courses. Mrs. Bowe is responsible for all insurance, bonding, union, financial information, as well as managing a full staff in the office.
Patrick E. McLaughlin
Over 30 years experience in public and private works construction. Currently holds California Contractors License with A classification for engineering.
Mr. McLaughlin was raised the son of a contractor who held a California Contractors License for over 50 years. At an early age he mastered the art of pouring and finishing concrete at an accelerated rate with a high level of accuracy and execution. Worked as a superintendent for projects up to $10M. Many of which were highly technical projects including tilt-up, structural steel and wood framed buildings.
Mr. McLaughlin has been a member of the Carpenters Union for over 20 years and is held in high regard in his profession.
Mastered efficiency in fast track work, public works and commercial work and is a valuable, integral part of Bowe Contractors, Inc. Mr. McLaughlin manages the crews in the field and provides support to the superintendents.
Mr. McLaughlin did retire as of April 2016.
Patrick E. McLaughlin in retirement.
"As a founding member of BCI in 1997, Pat is a main integral part of BCI and he will be sorely missed. But we are very happy for his next Chapter in life." -Darin and Karen Bowe