Gainesville Mayor Ed Braddy proclaimed June 19, 2014, as “Jones Edmunds Day” to honor the local engineering consulting firm’s 40th Anniversary. That evening, in a ceremony at the meeting of Gainesville’s City Commission, Mayor Braddy presented Bob Edmunds, PE, CGC, Director and Founder of Jones Edmunds, and Rick Ferreira, PE, Chief Executive Officer of Jones Edmunds with a City of Gainesville proclamation noting that the founders, Bob Edmunds, PE, CGC, and Richard Jones, PhD, PE – both University of Florida graduates – had selected Gainesville to launch their business in 1974. Today, the firm remains headquartered in Gainesville and employs more than 70 people in Gainesville, and over 140 employees state-wide.
The proclamation also states that “… throughout its 40 years in service, Jones Edmunds has leveraged its core values of integrity, knowledge and service to help local governments throughout the State of Florida address the engineering and growth challenges presented by an expanded population and continued development …”
Shown from LEFT to RIGHT are Mayor Braddy, Bob Edmunds, and Rick Ferreira.
About Jones Edmunds
Jones Edmunds is a Florida-based consulting firm providing quality, professional services in engineering and environmental sciences. Our expertise in a broad range of disciplines has grown to meet the needs of our clients, ranging from the private sector to government agencies at all levels. A privately held firm, Jones Edmunds was established after two young engineers, Dr. Richard H. Jones, Ph.D. and Robert C. Edmunds, PE, joined forces to found Jones Edmunds in 1974 and since then, have expanded the firm with offices throughout the state. Today, Jones Edmunds consists of more than 140 employees and is nationally ranked by Engineering News-Record as a Top 500 Design firm and a Top 200 Environmental firm. Jones Edmunds is also considered one of the Top 25 design firms in the Southeast U.S. by Southeast Construction.