TWM, Inc., one of the top engineering and geospatial firms in the greater St. Louis area, is pleased to announce Derek Twente, PLS, EI, has been named to the list of People to Know in Southwest Illinois by St. Louis Small Business Monthly. His recognition is featured in the December issue of the publication. Derek was appointed as TWM’s Chief Operating Officer earlier this year. He is responsible for leading the day-to-day operations of the company, as well as driving growth and innovation across all areas of the business.

Derek brings over 18 years of accomplishments, contributions, and experience in Geospatial/Surveying and holds senior leadership positions at TWM as Vice President and Director of Geospatial Services. When asked about the smartest thing his company did this past year, Derek responded, “TWM has started offering several new services this year and has opened several new offices.”

Focusing on innovation investing in new technologies and software with artificial intelligence (AI) capabilities has allowed the firm to streamline processes and procedures. Derek added, “I also see technology as a vehicle to help solve clients’ problems and provide a competitive advantage that differentiates [TWM] from others.”

Derek is a true leader in the industry, and TWM is pleased to see his efforts recognized.

About TWM, Inc.

Celebrating 77 years in business, TWM is a 100% employee-owned firm providing civil and structural engineering, land surveying, and other geospatial services. From our humble beginnings in Belleville, IL in 1946, TWM has grown to the successful firm it is today, with its corporate headquarters in Swansea, IL and eight additional offices throughout the Midwest and Southeast. Our five primary disciplines include Transportation, Survey/Geospatial Services, Land Development, Structural, and Water Infrastructure. As a full-service engineering consultant, TWM prides itself on being able to provide a broad range of design projects and related services, while delivering on its company mission of Exceptional Service. Nothing Less.