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HISTORY DESIGN EVOLUTION “We Love t he University of Michigan runs one of the

Born at the University of Michigan in the early 1990s, Bristol Har- most prestigious naval architecture and marine engineering programs in the coun- bor Group (BHG) has grown into a diverse and widely respected

T try, but when Cory Wood entered U of M, naval architecture and marine engineering ? rm. Cory Wood, Vice he did so with the intent of becoming an aerospace engineer. But as luck may have it, he opted for the

President and one of the four co-founders of BHG, discusses the maritime “fork in the road”, a decision he credits with helping to shape his personal and professional companies past and design drivers to power its future.

life. “At the time the department was maybe 150 people, so you got to know everybody. In hindsight it is the best thing that ever happened to me because I

By Greg Trauthwein met a lot of people that are good friends and business partners to this day.”

The idea for BHG was literally conceived on a plane ride back from the Society of Naval Architects 54 Maritime Reporter & Engineering News • OCTOBER 2019

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