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  • GAI’s Richard Krajcovic Jr. Among Pittsburgh Business Times’ ’20 People to...

    The June 28-July 4 issue of the Pittsburgh Business Times features GAI Engineering Director Richard Krajcovic Jr., PE, PTOE, MBA among the publication’s ’20 People to Know’ in transportation and infrastructure engineering. The five-question...

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  • Historic Downtown Repositioning Supports West Virginia Communities & Touris...

    GAI Community Solutions Group professionals James Yost, Jacob Burns, and Laura Smith discuss West Virginia historic downtown repositioning initiatives to improve quality of life for residents while helping encourage and accommodate increased...

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  • GAI’s New Board Members; New and Promoted Officers, Senior Associates, and Ass...

    Each Q2 at GAI, we announce our new and promoted officers, employees newly appointed to our Board of Directors, and those joining or rising among our ranks of company associates. These employees represent leaders and contributors who have helped GAI...

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  • GAI Consultants Announces Acquisition of Creighton Manning Engineering

    I am pleased to announce that an affiliate of GAI has acquired civil engineering firm Creighton Manning Engineering, LLP (Creighton Manning) of Albany, New York. Founded in 1965, Creighton Manning is focused on the transportation and transit...

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    • Peter Sechler, PLA, AICP, MBA

      Vice President & Business Sector Leader, Community Solutions

      Peter Sechler, PLA, AICP, MBA directs GAI’s Community Solutions Group. He specializes in urban design, campus planning, and landscape design projects in the eastern United States for public, private, and institutional clients. His approach is to...

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    • Gregory Nettuno, PE, MBA

      Vice President & Senior Staff Consultant

      Vice President Gregory Nettuno, PE, MBA is GAI’s new Senior Staff Consultant and serves as the Strategic Transportation Leader. Greg’s new position as a key advisor to both clients and GAI leadership for a range of complex transportation...

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    • Aimee Shields, PE, MBA

      Senior Engineering Manager

      Aimee Shields, PE, MBA specializes in civil site design for commercial, municipal, residential, and private projects. Recognized in 2019 as a ENR Southeast Top Young Professional, Aimee’s design work includes grading, drainage, storm sewer...

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    • Nick Mousa, AICP

      Assistant Vice President & Director of Civil Engineering, Community Infrastructure

      Assistant Vice President Nick Mousa serves as GAI’s Director of Civil Engineering for Community Infrastructure and Jacksonville Office Leader. His career experience includes representing clients in the public, private, and not-for-profit sectors....

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    • Stephen Gould, MS, MBA

      President of Power & Energy / Chief Administrative Officer

      Board of Directors member Stephen Gould, MS, MBA is GAI’s Chief Administrative Officer (CAO) and President of GAI’s Power & Energy business unit. Over the course of a 30-year tenure, Stephen’s supportive leadership approach and his...

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    • Bob Pfordresher, CPA, MAcc

      Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer

      Bob Pfordresher oversees GAI’s financial activities, leveraging more than 25 years of success in achieving improved operating results and growth through incisive economic insight and strategic planning. A results-oriented financial leader, Bob has...

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    • Jennifer Broush

      Director, Energy and Environmental Services

      Jennifer Broush specializes in the management and coordination of environmental regulatory permits and approvals and data management. She is the project manager of several energy and environmental projects where she works with staff from disciplines...

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    • Benjamin Allis, PE

      Structures Business Sector Leader, Transportation

      Benjamin Allis, PE specializes in the design, analysis, construction engineering, and project management of structural transportation projects for both new and rehabilitation structures. Ben has provided services for an array of transportation...

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    • Anthony Morrocco, PE, PLS, MBA


      President Anthony Morrocco, PE, PLS, MBA joined GAI in 1989 as a Project Manager. Tony established GAI’s Land Development and Survey groups and directed their development for several years, winning significant projects that changed...

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    • Gary DeJidas, PE, MBA, F. GBA

      Chairman & CEO

      Gary M. DeJidas, PE, MBA, F. GBA began his engineering career in 1972 with the Pittsburgh office of GAI Consultants, Inc. (GAI). In 1982, the firm selected him to open its first office outside of western Pennsylvania, in Orlando, FL. Starting with...

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    • Enrique Bazán-Arias, PE, EMBA

      Renewables Client Services Manager

      Enrique Bazán-Arias, PE, EMBA specializes in civil engineering including civil and structural design, seismic certification, site characterization, forensic analysis, power generation facilities, transportation systems, foundations and slope...

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    • Frank Bellomo, PLA

      Vice President & Senior Director, Landscape Architecture

      For over 40 years, Frank Bellomo, PLA has been creating hundreds of projects that earned national and state awards as well as recognition by his peers. His career centers on projects that positively impact communities including urban planning, park...

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    • David Bevilacqua

      Vice President & Business Unit Director, Power

      David Bevilacqua specializes in engineering, program and project management, operations management, and power plant and power systems operations and management. As the former Director of Installation and Modification Services Operations at...

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    • Leah Tuscan

      Assistant Vice President, Corporate Communications

      Leah Tuscan is the Senior Director of Corporate Communications at GAI Consultants. With nearly 20 years of experience in integrated marketing communications, she leads the team responsible for developing and executing communication strategies that...

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    • Donald Bender

      Chief Technology Director, Senior Associate

      Donald Bender specializes in Information Technology (IT) strategy, planning, and direction for engineering and professional services firms. His background includes leadership, strategic direction, business partnerships, and implementation of Global...

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    • Arica DiTullio, PE, MS

      Senior Engineering Manager/Senior Associate

      Arica DiTullio leverages nearly 2 decades of experience to provide GAI clients cost-effective and innovative solutions for a range of civil and environmental engineering initiatives including abandoned mine land reclamation (AML), industrial...

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    • Kent Cockley, PE

      Vice President & Business Sector Leader, Power Generation

      Vice President Kent Cockley, PE has served GAI’s energy clients for more than 20 years. He specializes in environmental engineering, coal combustion residual landfill and impoundment siting, design, permitting, closure, post-closure monitoring...

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    • Abeera Batool, PE, PhD

      Senior Project Engineer

      Abeera Batool specializes in various aspects of geotechnical engineering including site characterization, developing geotechnical design parameters, design of shallow and deep foundations, retaining walls, and support of excavation. Abeera’s...

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    • Andre Sutherland, PE

      Business Sector Leader, FL CEI Services

      Andre has extensive construction and management experience in the Construction Engineering and Inspection (CEI) field. He has participated in a broad range of field operations and situations over the course of his career, working on several major...

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    • Scott Hornsby, PE

      Vice President & Business Sector Leader, Midwest Infrastructure

      Vice President Scott Hornsby, PE has served as designer, project manager, and/or project principal on more than $1 billion of transportation construction projects. An industry advocate with decades of professional experience, Scott is an active...

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    • Kathy Leo, PE

      Vice President & Business Sector Leader, Community Infrastructure

      With more than 25 years of experience,  Kathy Leo, PE is well versed in a wide range of traditional, design-build, and integrated project delivery contracting methods. Prior to joining GAI, Kathy led national divisions for commercial, hospitality,...

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    • Kevin Leadbetter, PE, MBA

      President of Transportation & Infrastructure

      GAI Board of Directors member Kevin Leadbetter, PE, MBA is President of GAI’s Transportation & Infrastructure business unit. Kevin joined GAI in 2005, and draws on decades of experience in project management/construction engineering, including...

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    • George Reese, CE

      Vice President & Business Sector Leader, Power Delivery Environmental

      George Reese, CE specializes in environmental impact analysis and National Environmental Policy Act documentation, permitting, siting studies, and vertebrate ecology. His ecological specializations are in the areas of population, community, and...

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