Harold Force is the president and chief executive officer of Force Construction Co., Inc./executive vice president of Force Design, Inc. He joined the company full time in 1974 after completing his studies at Purdue University (M.S.C.E. and B.S.C.E.) and was named president of Force Construction in 1980. Force has been a practicing civil engineer for 35 years. One of the ways in which Force has influenced change at Purdue can be seen in the emerging architectural engineering emphasis of the civil engineering curriculum. This was driven, in part, by his own experience with Force Design, Inc., which offers engineering and architectural design services for the company’s design-build projects. Recognitions include: Achievement Award – Purdue School of Civil Engineering and Engineer of the Year – Indiana Society of Professional Engineers, James B. Eads Chapter.