The BOW Group is a full-service Business Development, Marketing and Communications consulting firm serving the A/E/C (Architecture/Engineering/Construction) industry.

With a combined experience of 20+ years working in this industry, we are the optimal team to handle all of your development and marketing needs.

Business Development

Strategic Planning
Interview Preparation
Industry Growth
Client Retention


SOQ/RFQ/RFP Development
Proposal Writing
Print, Logo & Web Design
Award Submittals
Database Development
Red Team Review


Communication Strategies
Public Relations
White Papers
Social Media
Press Release

BOWtique Services

Staffing and Recruitment
Event/Association Planning & Management
Corporate/Holiday Parties



Who We Serve

  • Architecture
  • Engineering
  • Construction
  • Public + Private Development
  • Federal
  • Transportation
  • Healthcare
  • Municipal
  • Retail
  • Hospitality
  • Higher Education
  • Industrial
  • Public-Private Partnerships


Ellen Sanders Pelstring


Ellen brings a decade of knowledge and relationships to The BOW Group from her previous experience in the fields of Management, Marketing and Business Development. READ MORE

Adam Law

Creative Director

Adam is a creative professional with a passion for branding and a love for good design. He brings unparalleled creative energy and solid industry experience to every project. READ MORE

Jaqui Lilly

Marketing Manager

Jaqui Lilly has extensive experience in marketing, business development, and public relations, with the last seven years specifically in the architectural, engineering, and construction (AEC) industry. READ MORE
The BOW Group is affiliated with a number of professional associations throughout the industry by means of membership and/or active participation.  Our on-going efforts to improve our organization and the services we provide are enhanced by these associations, as they provide a means for strengthening existing relationships, as well as cultivating new ones.  These relationships provide a forum for awareness of relevant trends, new products and services.  The BOW Group is always looking for ways to support the Community and Industry in which we live and work.
Associated Builders and Contractors
Associated General Contractors
American Institute of Architects
Design Build Institute of America
Hampton Roads Association for Commercial Real Estate
Hampton Roads Utility & Heavy Contractors Association
Society of American Military Engineers
The Society for Marketing Professional Services
Virginia Economic Developers Association
Virginia Society of Healthcare Engineers
Virginia Transportation Construction Alliance



BOW Blog

The Latest Industry News and What We

Since working at a large Architectural and Engineering firm I made some great connections and friends who are young, innovative, and eager designers with more talent in their little pinky than most people I’ve ever met.  I have spent time […]

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Electrical Engineer Wanted A full service, National A/E client of The BOW Group is looking for an Electrical Engineer for their Virginia Beach office.  Desired experience to include but not limited to REVIT, RCDD, DOD experience, and Professional Engineer licensure.  […]

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The BOW Group is proud to announce the hiring of Adam Law as Creative Director.   Adam started his career in the entertainment industry telling visually compelling stories.  This passion led him to graphic design where he honed his craft and […]

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The Norfolk SPCA is hosting Barktoberfest in East Beach on October 12, from 2:00 pm – 6:00 pm at Bay Front Club.  Come sway to the sounds of BAM BAM Betty while imbibing Norfolk Cannon and Red Nun Red Ale, […]

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When I was a kid I was taught to juggle in PE class.  I was handed three balls with the intention of keeping them all in the air at the same time.  I started moving one ball from one hand […]

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