Mr. Kimball founded the company on April 1, 1953 in Ebensburg, Pennsylvania as L. Robert Kimball Consulting Engineers. After college graduation, L. Robert Kimball, received a commission in the Army Air Corps. During World War II he served as lead navigator in B-17 aircraft with the Bloody 100th Bomb Group stationed in Thorpes-Abbotts, England. Through his flying service, he was awarded the Distinguished Flying Cross and other medals. Upon returning, L. Robert Kimball, a Water/Wastewater Engineer, started the firm’s roots as a two-person consulting engineering firm specializing in civil engineering and surveying.