Russell Rowland is an independent, women-owned engineering firm headquartered in Jacksonville, Florida. With a combined 20 years experience in the design of residential and commercial structures, we can assist with all your structural engineering needs. Whether you’re a homeowner getting ready to tackle a renovation or a national home builder, we value your best interest at heart through top-notch customer service, effective communication, value engineering, and an efficient process with quick turnaround times.
Jackie Rowland has nearly a decade’s worth of experience in structural engineering and extensive experience managing design teams. Prior to founding Russell Rowland, Inc., she specialized in high-wind engineering design for residential and light commercial structures all over the Southeast.
Jackie has not only increased her engineering skill set over the years but has also been able to utilize her organizational skills to set in place standards and processes across the team. By increasing the team’s consistency and efficiency, she has been able to provide both our clients and the building departments with familiar construction documents and quality engineering they can rely on. She believes that a great team of employees can make or break a business. She puts great value on building personal relationships with each of her employees and being personally involved in recruiting to find the best team members.
When she isn’t managing Russell Rowland, you can find her riding horses. For more than 20 years, she has been competing at a national and world level Equestrian competitions. She is also a die-hard Florida Gators fan and enjoys going to sporting events with her husband Parker.
Adam Russell has over 10 years experience in commercial and residential structural engineering. He began his career in the commercial cold-formed steel industry. During this time, he designed trusses, diaphragms, and lateral bracing systems before transitioning to residential structural design. He serves as the Engineer of Record for thousands of commercial and residential projects throughout the state of Florida.
Adam has become a leader in the residential wood framed and masonry industries. He is dedicated, detail oriented, and always has the customer’s best interest in mind. He specializes in finding quick and efficient solutions to field issues that might arise during the building process. His technical expertise has given him a trusted reputation with his clients and his team.
Outside of the office, Adam stays busy with his wife, Laura, and their two young children, Madilyn and Kellan. When he finds a free minute, he can be found working on his classic cars or taking apart things that aren’t broken.
Parker Rowland started his career in the aerospace industry designing repairs and modifications for several different types of naval aircraft. He worked his way up from an aerospace structures engineer to managing a team of engineers supporting the Navy’s trainer helicopters.
As his role shifted, he decided to go back to his alma mater, the University of Florida, to get an MBA and MS in Industrial Engineering. The knowledge gained from these degrees helps bridge the technical and business gap, allowing him to serve effectively as Russell Rowland’s CFO.
In his free time, Parker enjoys golfing with friends. He is also a die-hard Florida Gators and Jacksonville Jaguars fan and enjoys going to football games with his wife, Jackie.