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  • Building Partnerships and Community: A Talk with Bob Hurley

    Guest blogger Bob Hurley, GAI Pennsylvania Business Development Director, talks about  forging strong relationships while helping reinvent his hometown Pittsburgh—honing skills that benefit a range of civic, economic, and business initiatives. A...

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  • Why Villains Are Lousy at Project Management

    The Halloween musings of GAI Project Management Director Dan DePra, PE, BCEE explore how questionable motives and methods undermine villains’ wicked initiatives.  Why Villains Are Lousy at Project Management I love Halloween—carving pumpkins,...

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  • OBT Next Vision Recognized with APA Award

    Congratulations to the OBT Next Master Plan team—this vision to revitalize a troubled portion of Orlando’s Orange Blossom Trail corridor has won GAI and its project partners the American Planning Association (APA), Florida’s 2018 Award of...

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  • Central Florida Housing Report Pinpoints Issues & Opportunities

    Central Florida housing today faces challenges that include average housing costs in excess of 30 percent of income for close to 1 out of every 3 households in Orange, Seminole, and Osceola counties. This classifies more than 230,000 gainfully...

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    • William McGrew, PE

      Senior Director, Airports

      William McGrew, PE specializes in civil engineering for airport facilities and leads the National Aviation Practice for GAI Consultants. Throughout his 29 years of project management and project principal experience on aviation projects, he has...

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    • Stephen Gould, MS, MBA

      Senior Vice President

      Stephen Gould, MS, MBA is a Senior 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 in...

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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 22 years of experience specializing in project management/construction engineering, including as a...

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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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    • 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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    • Kathy Leo, PE

      Vice President and Director of Private Development

      Kathy Leo, PE serves as Southeast Community Development Market Sector Leader within GAI’s Infrastructure group. With over 25 years of experience, she has extensive background in the private, public, and federal markets, with specialization in the...

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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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    • 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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    • Steven Miller, PE

      Assistant 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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    • 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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    • 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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    • 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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    • David Bevilacqua

      Senior Director, 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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    • 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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