Key Personnel – Team
Charles A. Rowles, PE, Principal
With more than thirty years in civil engineering and building design, Charlie carries an enviable record of experience. Garnering the confidence of clients and localities, his charisma and work ethic became the foundation of our firm in 2004. Since then, Charlie has overseen more than six hundred projects at C A Rowles Engineering & Design. He holds multiple professional registrations and affiliations, in addition to a Bachelor’s of Science in Civil Engineering from Oregon State University. When he isn’t in the office, he’s volunteering with the Oregon School Ski Association, or at his church, Christian Life Center.
Scott Hale, Design/Detailer
Scott joined our firm with almost twenty years in the design arena. With a background in structural design and detailing, he brings a unique perspective to our firm. As chief designer, he specializes in tenant improvements, residential remodels, additions and ground-up architectural design. Scott holds an Associate’s degree in Computer Science from ITT Technical Institute.
Matt Williams, Civil Design
Matt joined our firm from Washington D.C., where he practiced land use planning, civil engineering design and local government consulting. Here he applies that experience from concept through construction, meeting client objectives and navigating today’s regulatory environment. Matt has a Bachelor’s of Science in Design from East Carolina University.
Ryan Byrne, Building Designer
Ryan joined our firm with design experiences with small design-‐build construction teams in Washington and Oregon. As a building designer, he has a variety of experience, with a focus on preparing construction drawings, code review, space planning, and creating 3D rendering. Involved on over 150 projects in varying phases, his design work has encompassed buildings from New York to Australia, to Mongolia. Ryan has a Bachelor’s of Science in Architectural Studies from Washington State University.
Allan Tompkins, PE
Allan was born and raised in Bend. Joined our firm with 8 years of experience in structural engineering and has a background in construction bringing a practical perspective to design solutions. He holds experience in a wide array of different project types including; new and existing structures, single/multifamily buildings, many commercial applications and even smaller structures such as retaining walls, light pole bases, climbing walls, trash enclosures, etc. He holds professional registrations in both Oregon and Idaho. Allan graduated from Oregon State University with a Bachelor’s of Science in Civil Engineering.
Janelle Boehrer, Office Manager
Janelle is responsible for organizing and coordinating daily office operations at our office. Her duties include managing various accounting duties, human resources and administrative support to our staff. Originally from California, Janelle moved to Bend in 2015. She loves meeting new people and being a part of the CA Rowles Engineering & Design family. Prior to joining our firm, Janelle studied at Charter College and now enjoys raising a family and all of the great outdoor experiences that Central Oregon has to offer.