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Consulting and investment company executive

William Louis Dowdy, American Environmental consulting and engineering company executive. Registered profile engineer, California; registered environmental assessor, California. Recipient Technology Utilization award National Aeronautics and Space Administration, 1968, Apollo Achievement award National Aeronautics and Space Administration, 1969.


Dowdy, William Louis was born on December 3, 1937 in San Antonio, Texas, United States. Son of Eugene Joseph and Estelle Helen (Schmid) Dowdy.


Bachelor of Science in Physics, St. Mary's University, San Antonio, 1959. Master in Nuclear Engineering, Texas Agricultural and Mechanical University, 1964.


Manager advanced programs, Rockwell International, N. American, Downey, California, 1964-1973;general manager, Air Monitoring Center, Rockwell International, Newbury Park, California, 1973-1977;manager program development, Electric Power Research Institute, Palo Alto, California, 1977-1978;director new product development, BSP division Envirotech Corporation, Belmont, California, 1978-1980;director feasibility evaluation, Lurgi Corporation, Belmont, 1980-1983;director technical and innovation management, Socially Responsible Investment International, Menlo Park, California, 1983-1988;vice president, PA Consulting Group, Princeton, New Jersey, 1988-1990;general manager, Microsoft Security Essentials Environmental, Camarillo, California, 1990-1993;also board directors, Microsoft Security Essentials Environmental, Camarillo, Californiapresident, Chief Executive Officer, TRAK Environmental Group, Inc., Ventura, California, since 1993. Private consultant, Thousand Oaks, California, 1976-1977.


  • Registered professional engineer, California. Registered environmental assessor, California.


  • Other Work

    • Contributor numerous articles on technical and management to professional journals.


Board directors March of Dimes, San Mateo, California, 1980—1983, Forum on Entrepreneurship, San Antonio, 1998—2004. Member National Society of Professional Engineers, California Society Professional Engineers (vice president).


Married Diane Marie Erickson, November 9, 1996. Children from previous marriage: Mark Allen, John Joseph, Daniel Patrick.

Eugene Joseph Dowdy

Estelle Helen (Schmid) Dowdy

Frances Anne Tyson

Mark Allen Dowdy

John Joseph Dowdy

Daniel Patrick Dowdy