ROAKE AND ASSOCIATES, INC. was established in 1986 by Stephen A. Roake.  Prior to starting his own business, Mr. Roake had sixteen years of experience with other engineering consulting firms in the Chicago area, including seven years as a partner in a DuPage County consulting firm.

Since January 2005, the firm has been under the direction of Mr. James G. Caneff.  Mr. Caneff has over twenty-three years of experience in civil engineering and has been with Roake and Associates, Inc. since 1992.  He is a graduate of the University of Wisconsin - Madison with a Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering.  Mr. Caneff is a licensed Professional Engineer in Illinois and Wisconsin.