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  • 12 Qualities that Drive Successful Community Development

    GAI Community Solutions Group Sr. Directors Owen Beitsch and Thomas Kohler explore the resurgence of the small U.S. city as the driving force behind its own community development initiatives. An article titled The Revolution, Part II: Revisiting...

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  • GAI Success-Sharing Programs Benefit our Employee Owners

    GAI Chairman and CEO Gary M. DeJidas, PE, MBA discusses GAI’s success-sharing programs. As you no doubt know, the new Tax Cuts and Jobs Act recently passed by Congress offers a wide range of federal tax reductions. While many U.S. workers will...

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  • Things that Make Us Go WOW! Engineers Week 2018

    Engineers Week—February 18-24, 2018—celebrates how engineers make a difference in the world, and helps bring engineering to life for kids, educators, and parents. Engineers Week naturally holds a special place for us at GAI Consultants. Besides...

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  • E-Week Activities Inspire Wonder in Future Engineers

    Did you know that February 18—24 is National Engineers Week (E-Week)? Founded in 1951 by the National Society of Professional Engineers, E-Week is an official partnership of over 70 engineering, education, and cultural societies, and more than 50...

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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 Brendel, PE

      Senior Director, Engineering

      Gary Brendel, PE is a Senior Director of Engineering for GAI’s Power Generation Market Sector. Gary has 38 years’ experience with GAI and specializes in the planning, scheduling, cost control, and coordination of multi-disciplinary design and...

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    • George Reese, CE

      Senior Environmental Manager

      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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    • 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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    • 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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    • 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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    • 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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    • 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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    • 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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    • 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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    • 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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    • 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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    • 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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