T.C. Payne, Inc. was established as a corporation in January of 1984. Elmer Huber entered into an agreement to buy 49 percent of T.C. Payne, Inc. stock from Tom Payne in January of 1986. The firm name was changed to Payne-Huber Engineering, Inc. in March of that same year. In 1998 Paul Tobben and Tom Payne acquired 12.4 percent and 20 percent, respectively, of the company from Elmer Huber. In January of 2002 Jeff Seager entered into an agreement to purchase 10 percent of the company from Tom Payne. In January of 2006 Paul Tobben and Jeff Seager purchased 51 percent and 49 percent, respectively, of company stock from Tom Payne.