In 1995, Darin Bowe, Patrick McLaughlin & Karen Bowe opened the doors to Bowe Contractors Inc. and in January of 2001 the company became 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 a 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.
After working as a superintendent for several different companies 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
Mrs. Bowe studied accounting and computer technology in early college years and holds many certificates in computer construction training and courses.
In 1980, she began her career in the construction industry where she was a bookkeeper assistant performing duties in construction payroll, job cost, accounts receivable/ payable, and general ledger. In the late 1980's, she moved out to the field as an assistant project superintendent.
She is 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.
Mrs. Bowe is responsible for all insurance, bonding, union, financial information, as well as managing a full staff in the office.
Patrick E. McLaughlin
Mr. McLaughlin has over 30 years experience in public and private works construction and currently holds a California Contractors License with A classification for engineering. He has been a member of the Carpenters Union for over 20 years and is held in high regard in his profession.
He 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. He 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.
Having mastered efficiency in fast track work, public works and commercial work and is a valuable, Mr. McLauhlin was an integral part of Bowe Contractors, Inc.
Mr. McLaughlin has retired as of April 2016.
Patrick E. McLaughlin enjoying 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
Vice President of Operations
After 29 years of demonstrated success in the arts and entertainment industry as a producing professional, artistic and project manager, and owner's representative for capital improvements, Jerry has made the transition to the construction industry. He joined BCI in July of 2017. He currently wears many hats for the company, most importantly that of Vice President. In addition to those duties, he is currently our Safety Officer, Project Manager, and assists in the Estimating Department. Serving as needed, Jerry brings with him many years of managerial experience and holds two degrees.
Jerry has been a great addition to our BCI Family, taking on all tasks to ensure success. As we plan for future growth and continued success through excellence in execution, he wil definitely be a key asset.