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  • Mary Beth Berkes, PE, Wins SAME Young Professional of the Year

    Mary Beth Berkes, PE, GAI Assistant Civil Technical Leader, shares her impressions of being recognized by the Society of American Military Engineers (SAME) Pittsburgh Post as the SAME Young Professional of the Year. Q: What do you believe qualified...

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  • Get to Know Direct Relief—GAI’s 2019 Charity of Choice

    GAI Chairman & CEO Gary DeJidas, PE, MBA discusses how our employees’ inspiring giving instinct will support the global mission of Direct Relief, GAI’s 2019 corporate charity of choice. GAI will match all employee donations to this...

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  • Tell the Opportunity Zone Story Investors Want to Hear

    Guest blogger Steven McDonald, CVA, Chief Economist with GAI’s Community Solutions Group, describes how a compelling Opportunity Zone prospectus can help municipalities compete for investor dollars. Opportunity’s knocking … invite it in! The...

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  • Meet Laura Campos, PE, ASHE Young Member of the Year

    This year, GAI’s Laura Campos earned recognition from the American Society of Highway Engineers (ASHE) for contributions to the highway/transportation industry, the organization, and her community. Laura shares her perspective on winning this...

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    • Jeffrey Hill

      Vice President and Chief Administrative Officer

      Jeff Hill is Vice President and GAI’s Chief Administrative Officer, responsible for providing cohesive executive and strategic leadership to GAI’s Corporate Service Departments and Office Leaders. He has more than 30 years of professional...

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    • George Reese, CE

      Assistant Vice President

      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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    • Donald Spaeder, PE

      Vice President

      Donald Spaeder, PE specializes in civil/environmental engineering, siting and permitting projects for major energy, industry, and other private and public sector projects. He has been with GAI Consultants for more than 36 years, and manages Civil...

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    • Gregory Nettuno, PE, MBA

      Senior Vice President

      Senior Vice President Gregory Nettuno, PE, MBA is GAI’s Infrastructure Business Unit Director and serves on the Board of Directors. Greg joined GAI in 1998. Bringing a strong background in construction engineering and a keen understanding of...

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    • Gary DeJidas, PE, MBA

      Chairman & CEO

      Chairman and CEO Gary DeJidas, PE, MBA began his career with GAI as a civil engineer in the Pittsburgh office in 1972. In 1982, Gary opened GAI’s first branch office in Orlando, Florida. With Gary as President, the subsidiary, GAI Southeast,...

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    • Kevin Leadbetter, PE

      Vice President

      Vice President Kevin Leadbetter, PE, MBA joined GAI in 2005 and currently serves as GAI’s Southeast Transportation Market Sector Leader. He has decades of experience specializing in project management/construction engineering, including as a...

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    • Anthony Morrocco, PE, PLS, MBA

      President

      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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    • Steven Miller, PE

      Vice President

      Steven Miller, PE specializes in analysis and design for transmission and distribution lines and substations as well as the investigation and rehabilitation of existing steel and concrete structures. He directs the power delivery and structures...

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    • Stephen Gould, MS, MBA

      Executive Vice President

      Stephen Gould, MS, MBA is an Executive Vice President, Director of GAI’s Energy Business Unit, and serves on GAI’s Board of Directors. He joined GAI in 1992 and introduced GAI’s environmental services area to specialized abilities...

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    • Benjamin Allis, PE

      Transportation Structures Market Sector Manager

      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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    • Kathy Leo, PE

      Vice President and Director of Private Development

      Kathy Leo, PE, serves as Southeast Community Market Sector Leader within GAI’s Infrastructure group, spearheading the firm’s practice in the private, public, and federal markets—with specialization in the private sector. She also leads GAI’s...

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    • David Bevilacqua

      Vice President, Industry and Nuclear

      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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    • Kent Cockley, PE

      Assistant Vice President

      Power Generation Market Sector Leader and Vice President, Kent Cockley, PE has served GAI’s energy clients for over 20 years. He specializes in environmental engineering, coal combustion residual landfill and impoundment siting, design,...

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