Avinash RachmaleAvinash Rachmale holds a masters degree in civil engineering from Wayne State University and founded Lakeshore Engineering Services, Inc. in 1994. Before moving to the US, Avinash Rachmale studied at the Government Engineering College in Aurangabad, India.

As president and CEO of what is today called Lakeshore TolTest Corporation after a 2010 merger with the specialty contractor TolTest Inc., Mr. Rachmale has led his company to international success with over 40 offices and nearly 300 employees. He has influenced the company’s core values which are client satisfaction, a positive attitude, responsibility, and respect.

Mr. Rachmale has been a keynote speaker at the Engineering Society of Detroit and a featured guest at a leadership conference held by the Council of Asian Pacific Americans. In 2009, he was the recipient of the Champion Award for Entrepreneurial Success from the US Small Business Association, which lauded Lakeshore’s innovated ideas and community involvement during the nation’s economic recovery.