SSOE Group CEO Bob Howell Elected Toledo Community Foundation’s Newest Trustee

TOLEDO, Ohio, March 16, 2018 – SSOE Group (, a global project delivery firm for architecture, engineering, and construction management, is proud to announce that its President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Bob Howell was appointed as a new trustee to replace retiring board member Mike Anderson, Chairman of The Andersons, Inc., a Toledo-based agribusiness. At Toledo Community Foundation’s annual meeting on March 7, 2018, Bob was elected to serve a 4-year term beginning this year.

In addition to volunteering his time to various professional, educational, and community nonprofits, Bob is active on several Toledo-area boards, including the Lucas County Sheriff’s Office Drug Abuse Response Team (DART), Toledo Science Society, Toledo Public Schools (TPS) Foundation, Distinguished Clown Corps, University of Toledo College of Business and Innovation, Business Engagement and Leadership Council, and Read for Literacy—among others.

Toledo Community Foundation is a public charitable foundation that exists to improve the quality of life in the Toledo region by providing means for donors to achieve their charitable goals, addressing the changing needs of the region through grant making, serving as a source of information and catalyst in shaping the region’s response to those needs, and facilitating the work of other grant making organizations in order to achieve effective and efficient grant making practices. Governed by a 15-member Board of Trustees composed of community and business leaders and managed by a staff recognized for its expertise in specific program areas, Toledo Community Foundation is working to build a permanent endowment to support community needs in areas such as social services, the arts, education, neighborhood and urban affairs, natural resources, and physical and mental health.

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About SSOE Group

As an internationally ranked architecture and engineering firm, SSOE is known for delivering unparalleled client value that advances the AEC industry. They have been named a “Great Workplace” (Great Place to Work®) and one of the “Best AEC Firms to Work For” (BD+C).

Over the company’s 75-year history, it has earned a reputation for providing quality project solutions to high-tech and general manufacturing clients in the semiconductor, automotive, battery, food, chemical, and glass industries. SSOE also provides forward-thinking design across healthcare and general building sectors such as corporate workplace, education, and judicial—with projects completed in 40 countries. Visit for additional information and career opportunities.

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