After 20 years of working for other firms, Owen Wood began his own business. In 1971, Owen together with James Johnson established Johnson and Wood in an old farmhouse in Clio, MI. By 1973 they built a new office in Mt. Morris and moved in the following July. In 1976 Owen Wood became the sole owner of the Company when James Johnson left the state and moved to Arizona. Steve Torrey bought Johnson and Wood from Owen Wood in January 1998 and in August of 1999 moved the business to it's present location at 2130 Hemphill Road in Burton, Michigan.