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  • We Know Cultural Resources: West Virginia Master Architects

    Works by three West Virginia master architects are on their way toward receiving deserved recognition with the help of GAI Architectural Historians Dana Cress and Petra Knapp. As discussed in a recent article in Details magazine, a publication of...

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  • VIDEO: Awards for Veterans Expressway Widening Project

    An innovative time and cost-saving approach to a project bringing faster, safer travel to drivers of Tampa’s Veterans Expressway earned GAI the Florida Transportation Builders Association (FTBA) Best In Construction Award for the design-build...

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  • Engineers Week 2020: GAI PEs Share Top “Pioneers of Progress”

    Celebrating Pioneers of Progress The Engineers Week 2020 theme ‘Pioneers of Progress’ highlights those unique individuals whose vision, talent, and ambition have made major and lasting impacts on the way we live today and our possibilities for...

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  • CEO Gary DeJidas Talks Smart Business Strategies

    A November 27 article in Smart Business Dealmakers featured GAI Chairman and CEO Gary DeJidas, PE, MBA discussing the benefits of his company’s conservative growth strategy and ESOP employee-ownership program. From Smart Business Dealmakers...

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    • Donald Spaeder, PE

      Senior Engineering Consultant

      Donald Spaeder, PE specializes in civil/environmental engineering, siting and permitting projects for major energy, industry, and other private and public sector projects. With GAI Consultants for nearly 4 decades, Don oversees a staff of civil,...

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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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    • George Reese, CE

      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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    • Benjamin Allis, PE

      Division 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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    • Steven Miller, PE

      Business Sector Leader, Power Delivery Engineering

      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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    • Jeffrey Hill, MBA

      Vice President & Chief Administrative Officer

      Jeff Hill, MBA 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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    • Kathy Leo, PE

      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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    • 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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    • 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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    • Kent Cockley, PE

      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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    • David Bevilacqua

      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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    • Kevin Leadbetter, PE

      Business Unit Director, Transportation

      Vice President Kevin Leadbetter, PE, MBA joined GAI in 2005. He has decades of experience specializing in project management/construction engineering, including as a senior project engineer and senior advisor on large roadway construction...

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    • Stephen Gould, MS, MBA

      Executive Vice President & Chief Operating Officer

      Executive Vice President Stephen Gould, MS, MBA is GAI’s Chief Operating Officer (COO) and serves on GAI’s Board of Directors. Stephen became COO in 2019, a role in which he oversees the company’s integrated technical staff of more than 800...

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