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  • We Know Health & Safety: Sharing Expertise at Seminarfest

    Participants from across the United States gathered at Seminarfest 2019 in Las Vegas, NV to immerse themselves in safety-related education and coursework. GAI Health & Safety Director Pam Walaski, CSP, CHMM was among the instructors who helped...

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  • Polar Vortex Blows Back Into Town-How Will it Affect Energy?

    The polar vortex has brought intense sub-zero temperatures to the midwestern United States—and we don’t yet know what the full effects of this weather event will be. The last polar vortex event in the U.S. took place in early January 2014,...

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  • A Talk with Aimee Shields, ENR Southeast Top Young Professional

    GAI Sr. Engineering Manager shares her thoughts on being honored by top engineering industry journal. This year, GAI’s Aimee Shields, PE, MBA has been ranked among the Engineering News-Record (ENR) Southeast’s Top Young Professionals for...

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  • Community Revitalization, Pennsylvania and Beyond

    Guest blogger Bob Hurley, GAI Pennsylvania Business Development Director, shares his experience of working together with local stakeholders to build strong, vital communities. Partnering with communities to build a shared vision Over my many years...

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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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    • 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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    • 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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    • 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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    • 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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    • 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 more than 25 years of experience, she has extensive background in the private, public, and federal markets, with specialization in...

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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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    • 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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    • 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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    • 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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    • 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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    • 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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    • 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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