President and CEO Kimberly Groves’ father was among the original founders of KCW Engineering Technologies, Inc. During her adolescence, Groves spent many hours in the KCW office, “admiring the hard work and dedication of the employees, project managers and the field of engineering as a whole,” she says. “Over the years, this … drive to continue my father’s work became the lighter fluid that fueled my inspiration to succeed.” On an ongoing basis, Groves’ leadership is inspired by the little successes of day-to-day work at the company. “When a project manager mentors a new employee, a designer learns a new skill … or an entry-level employee is promoted within, I am inspired to make KCW the best it can be,” she says. In addition, KCW is dedicated to supporting House of Ruth Maryland. “I join with my team to make bi-monthly donations of urgent-need items to the members at the shelter,” says Groves.