About

We exist for one purpose. To help our clients achieve their objectives.

Windward exists for one primary purpose – to help our clients achieve their objectives. We are at our core a services firm. We are a highly skilled team of professionals and problem solvers who strive to make the places where people work, shop, study, heal, store, and serve – work better.

Supporting and innovating with clients nationwide, we are proud of the long-standing trust our teams have earned for more than six decades. The world however is a fluid and ever changing place and each and every day is another
opportunity to engineer the future, one space at a time.

Our clients create places for a host of varied reasons. It is our goal to understand their objectives and create solutions that specifically serve them and the people that use the places they create. We know that we are blessed to partner with so many other professionals of varied expertise when we come together on projects teams. Excellence in engineering can only be achieved by being a productive partner with the entire real estate, design and construction team.

We balance vision with pragmatism, acting as stewards of your business objectives. Most importantly, we design
solutions where we treat your resources like they were our own. Thank you for the many years of trust and confidence in our team, we aspire to continue to honor that for many more years to come!

ABOUT THE OWNERS

The Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community (www.shakopeedakota.org)
The Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community is a federally recognized, sovereign Dakota tribal government located southwest of Minneapolis/St. Paul. Following a Dakota tradition of generosity, the SMSC is one of the top philanthropists in Minnesota and is the largest contributor to other tribal governments and causes across the country. It is a strong community partner and a leader in protecting and restoring natural resources. The SMSC’s government and various other enterprises are collectively the largest employer in Scott County, MN and attract millions of visitors to the region.

The tribe is run by a Business Council made up of three representatives:
Keith B. Anderson – Chairman
Cole W. Miller – Vice Chairman
Rebecca Crooks-Stratton – Secretary/Treasurer

Jason S. Booth (jason.booth@windwardec.com)
Jason Booth is a proud member of the Turtle Mountain Band of Chippewa Indians.  An experienced, entrepreneurial executive, Booth has owned three businesses: TAG Capital, Ishpi, Inc., and The Patient Source.  As founder of The Patient Source, Booth grew this certified Minority Business Enterprise (MBE) to be the largest Native-owned provider of patient education programs to corporate America.  His work with Ishpi Inc., kept him involved with Indian Country through consulting services focused on non-gaming business development for tribes. Now, he serves as a shareholder and employee at Windward.

Our Sister Firm (www.brinjac.com)
Brinjac Engineering has a time-honored reputation for providing outstanding engineering services to public and private schools and universities, hospitals, cultural, sports and recreational facilities, corporate, retail and financial institutions, hospitality facilities, as well as local, state, and federal government institutions.

OUR BRAND PILLARS

COLLABORATIVE APPROACH
Confident and cooperative team relationships inspired by a deep understanding of our customers and their industries

PRINCIPLED PERFORMANCE
Intelligent and responsible solutions, delivered with integrity and a focus on performance

TECHNICAL EXCELLENCE
Engineering informed by knowledge, experience, and continuous learning

SHARED SUCCESS
High-trust partnerships built on a foundation of common goals and an energetic pursuit of results