Nicole Adewale LEED AP, Principal / Owner, ABNA Engineering, Inc.

As a co-founder of ABNA, Nicole is highly involved in the day-to-day management of ABNA; which has grown from its humble beginnings in 1994 as a two-person firm, to more than 60 professionals who perform work throughout the Midwest. ABNA provides Structural, Land Surveying, Geotech, Construction Management, Testing & Inspection, and Civil Engineering Design Services for civil infrastructure, as well as industrial, educational, healthcare, and commercial projects. She holds a B.S. in Civil Engineering from the Georgia Institute of Technology, and a B.S. in Urban Affairs from Harris Stowe State University. and is currently pursuing a Doctor of Education in Social Justice in Education at the University of Missouri-St. Louis.

One of Nicole’s greatest passions is opening doors of opportunity for young people to pursue careers in STEM.  She fuels this passion through the support of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, FIRST LEGO League, The Ethics Project, the NAF Advisory Board for University City High School, AccessPoint, and the Chancellor’s Advisory Committee for the University of Missouri St. Louis.  As a lifetime member of the National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE), she has helped raised over $100,000 for college scholarships through the St. Louis Gateway Chapter of NSBE. ABNA has also provided internships for dozens of students over the years, four (4) of whom are full-time employees.

Nicole is married to her business partner Abe Adewale, and they are the proud parents of four daughters, an architect, civil engineer, and two college students.