Accounting firm honors West Slope engineering company

A Grand Junction-based accounting firm has presented an annual award to a civil engineering and surveying business.

Dalby, Wendland & Co. presented its Spirit of Western Colorado Award to Schmueser Gordon Meyer (SGM).

Each year Dalby, Wendland & Co. presents an award to a client that not only excels  in business, but also demonstrates a spirit of integrity and community service. SGM has been a client of Dalby, Wendland & Co. since 1991.

Founded in 1986, SGM has grown into one of the largest civil engineering and surveying firms in the region. Headquartered in Glenwood Springs, the firm also operates office in Aspen, Grand Junction, Gunnison and Meeker. The company employs 65 people, including 14 principals.

SGM serves as municipal engineer for cities, towns and special districts. In addition, the firm offers a wide range of services related to energy efficiency, energy production, land development, transportation and water and wastewater treatment.

Louis Meyer, president and chief executive officer of SGM, and Dean Gordon, co-founder of the firm, bring to their duties a combined 65 years of experience in municipal water and wastewater treatment and engineering.

In addition, the two share a commitment to service that includes membership on the boards of the Aspen Valley Land Trust, Glenwood Transportation Commission, Roaring Fork Conservancy and Valley View Hospital. They also received a volunteer service award for a Pearl Pass bridge reconstruction project for Pitkin County and the U.S. Forest Service.

Dalby, Wendland & Co. operates one of the largest accounting firms in Western Colorado with offices in seven communities. For more information, call 243-1921 or visit