Our Approach

Our Approach

At Ardmore Roderick, our values are demonstrated through our employees. We are dedicated to enhancing our client’s business by providing professional engineering design, construction and program management services through strong leadership, hands-on involvement and a personalized approach.

Our Approach

At Ardmore Roderick, our values are demonstrated through our employees. We are dedicated to enhancing our client’s business by providing professional engineering design, construction and program management services through strong leadership, hands-on involvement and a personalized approach.

Our History

Our History

Our History
  • 2003
    Ardmore Associates is founded in downtown Chicago.
  • 2003
    Ardmore Associates is founded in downtown Chicago.
    2003
    Ardmore Associates is founded in downtown Chicago.
  • 2005
    The Roderick Group, Inc. is founded in Chicago’s West Loop.
  • 2005
    The Roderick Group, Inc. is founded in Chicago’s West Loop.
    2005
    The Roderick Group, Inc. is founded in Chicago’s West Loop.
  • 2017
    The Roderick Group, Inc. acquires Ardmore Associates, forming a new engineering leader by providing a full scope of services in the Midwest, Southeast and East Coast.
  • 2017
    The Roderick Group, Inc. acquires Ardmore Associates, forming a new engineering leader by providing a full scope of services in the Midwest, Southeast and East Coast.
    2017
    The Roderick Group, Inc. acquires Ardmore Associates, forming a new engineering leader by providing a full scope of services in the Midwest, Southeast and East Coast.
  • 2018
    Ardmore Roderick joins forces with Construction Professional Services, LLC, a Florida-based firm. In doing so, our presence is strengthened in the south.
  • 2018
    Ardmore Roderick joins forces with Construction Professional Services, LLC, a Florida-based firm. In doing so, our presence is strengthened in the south.
    2018
    Ardmore Roderick joins forces with Construction Professional Services, LLC, a Florida-based firm. In doing so, our presence is strengthened in the south.
  • 2018
    Ardmore Roderick expands into the Caribbean, creating our affiliate Ardmore Roderick Puerto Rico, LLC in San Juan, Puerto Rico.
  • 2018
    Ardmore Roderick expands into the Caribbean, creating our affiliate Ardmore Roderick Puerto Rico, LLC in San Juan, Puerto Rico.
    2018
    Ardmore Roderick expands into the Caribbean, creating our affiliate Ardmore Roderick Puerto Rico, LLC in San Juan, Puerto Rico.
  • 2025
    Ardmore Roderick becomes a nationwide engineering firm.
  • 2025
    Ardmore Roderick becomes a nationwide engineering firm.
    2025
    Ardmore Roderick becomes a nationwide engineering firm.
2003
Ardmore Associates is founded in downtown Chicago.
2017
The Roderick Group, Inc. acquires Ardmore Associates, forming a new engineering leader by providing a full scope of services in the Midwest, Southeast and East Coast.
2018
Ardmore Roderick expands into the Caribbean, creating our affiliate Ardmore Roderick Puerto Rico, LLC in San Juan, Puerto Rico.
2005
The Roderick Group, Inc. is founded in Chicago’s West Loop.
2018
Ardmore Roderick joins forces with Construction Professional Services, LLC, a Florida-based firm. In doing so, our presence is strengthened in the south.
2025
Ardmore Roderick becomes a nationwide engineering firm.
We value diversity and inclusion.

We value diversity and inclusion.

Diversity is a cornerstone in everything we do. Whether among our team or within the community, we advocate for inclusion and equality. At Ardmore Roderick, we are true to our roots. Our employees grew up in the communities we work in. Our neighbors use the roads, bridges, and other projects we help build.  We are grateful for our opportunities and have a passion to give back.

We value our team, like family.

We value our team, like family.

A bold vision is insignificant without the great talent to see it through. We hire bright, motivated thinkers to transform concepts into functional results.

We value excellence and high-quality services.

We value excellence and high-quality services.

Ardmore Roderick now provides a complete set of services in a number of markets. Today, our clients will receive the same best-in-class service and innovative solutions provided by The Roderick Group and Ardmore Associates under one roof. Merging our goals, capabilities and expertise has created a powerful engineering force.

We value creativity and innovation.

We value creativity and innovation.

Without creativity and innovation, there is no change. We look for ways to move people forward through thoughtful engineering. How can we help move you?

We are a reflection of our communities.

We are a reflection of our communities.

Our success is often measured in part by the benefits our projects provide to our communities. We not only pledge safe engineering solutions, but we also work with our neighbors to strengthen our bond and provide for the future. Ardmore Roderick supports a variety of nonprofit organizations that are equally committed to helping those in need. We partner with organizations such as Year Up, YMCA, Project HOOD and the CONSTRUCT Program.

Our Leadership

Ardmore Roderick’s leadership is comprised of recognized industry professionals. Our team is committed to the drive, inspiration and successes that distinguish us.

Rashod R. Johnson, PE
Rashod R. Johnson, PE
President & CEO
Frank Powers, PE, SE
Frank Powers, PE, SE
Executive Vice President
Cherryl Thomas
Cherryl Thomas
Chief Strategy Officer
Jeffrey Jackowski
Jeffrey Jackowski
Vice President Infrastructure
Weston Parker, PE
Weston Parker, PE
Vice President Aviation
Michael A. Houston, CCM, LEED AP BD+C
Michael A. Houston, CCM, LEED AP BD+C
Vice President Buildings
Eric M. Jiménez, PE, PMP
Eric M. Jiménez, PE, PMP
Vice President & Director of Operations Florida, Caribbean & Latin America
Ronda Donahue-James, MBA
Ronda Donahue-James, MBA
Vice President Administration

What Our Clients Say

“Environmental Design International and Ardmore Roderick have created successful, never before seen joint venture partnerships. We’ve won large, complex Illinois Department of Transportation projects including two Phase III projects in 2013 and 2015. We look forward to continued partnerships with Ardmore Roderick and their success in engineering a bright future for woman-and-minority owned engineering firms. ”
- Claire M. Williams, President and Chief Operating Officer, Environmental Design International, Inc.