Wekiva Parkway Segment 6 OUR THINKING Wekiva Parkway Opening Spotlights GAI Design-Build and CEI Hear GAI's Steve Boylan & Andre Sutherland discuss sustainable solutions that helped bring the long-awaited Wekiva Parkway to completion. Read More training OUR THINKING Meet Our People:
Training & Development Professional Patty Racz
Meet GAI training leader Patty Racz and discover the background, motivation & methods she utilizes to support the development of GAI’s staff. Read More
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  • Engineers Week 2024: Welcome to the Future!

    The Engineers Week 2024 theme ‘Welcome to the Future’ reminds us that the engineering advances of today help blaze a path toward better living tomorrow. We reflect this thinking at GAI with more than 900 multidiscipline transportation,...

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  • Wekiva Parkway Opening Spotlights GAI Design-Build and CEI

    News reporting out of Central Florida celebrated the official completion of the Wekiva Parkway on January 26, 2024. GAI Consultants played a significant role in making the long-anticipated roadway a reality—completing a beltway around the Orlando...

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  • Meet Our People: GAI Training & Development Professional Patty Racz

    Patty Racz, MA, MS plays a special and vital role at GAI, facilitating and conducting a range of in-house learning and career-development programs for GAI’s staff. Her focus on employee education helps grow and hone the skills that GAI technical...

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  • ENR Southeast Honors Gary DeJidas with 2024 Legacy Award

    GAI Chairman & CEO Gary DeJidas, PE, MBA, F. GBA has been awarded the Engineering News Record (ENR) Southeast 2024 Legacy Award. The honor recognizes Gary’s contribution to the establishment, growth, and success of GAI’s Florida operations...

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    • Jennifer Broush

      Director, Energy and Environmental Services

      Jennifer Broush specializes in the management and coordination of environmental regulatory permits and approvals and data management. She is the project manager of several energy and environmental projects where she works with staff from disciplines...

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    • Aimee Shields, PE, MBA

      Senior Engineering Manager

      Aimee Shields, PE, MBA specializes in civil site design for commercial, municipal, residential, and private projects. Recognized in 2019 as a ENR Southeast Top Young Professional, Aimee’s design work includes grading, drainage, storm sewer...

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    • George Reese, CE

      Vice President & 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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    • Enrique Bazán-Arias, PE, EMBA

      Renewables Client Services Manager

      Enrique Bazán-Arias, PE, EMBA specializes in civil engineering including civil and structural design, seismic certification, site characterization, forensic analysis, power generation facilities, transportation systems, foundations and slope...

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    • Donald Bender

      Chief Technology Director, Senior Associate

      Donald Bender specializes in Information Technology (IT) strategy, planning, and direction for engineering and professional services firms. His background includes leadership, strategic direction, business partnerships, and implementation of Global...

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    • Kathy Leo, PE

      Vice President & 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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    • Nick Mousa, AICP

      Assistant Vice President & Director of Civil Engineering, Community Infrastructure

      Assistant Vice President Nick Mousa serves as GAI’s Director of Civil Engineering for Community Infrastructure and Jacksonville Office Leader. His career experience includes representing clients in the public, private, and not-for-profit sectors....

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    • Frank Bellomo, PLA

      Vice President & Senior Director, Landscape Architecture

      For over 40 years, Frank Bellomo, PLA has been creating hundreds of projects that earned national and state awards as well as recognition by his peers. His career centers on projects that positively impact communities including urban planning, park...

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    • Andre Sutherland, PE

      Business Sector Leader, FL CEI Services

      Andre has extensive construction and management experience in the Construction Engineering and Inspection (CEI) field. He has participated in a broad range of field operations and situations over the course of his career, working on several major...

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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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    • Stephen Gould, MS, MBA

      President of Power & Energy / Chief Administrative Officer

      Board of Directors member Stephen Gould, MS, MBA is GAI’s Chief Administrative Officer (CAO) and President of GAI’s Power & Energy business unit. Over the course of a 30-year tenure, Stephen’s supportive leadership approach and his...

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    • Gary DeJidas, PE, MBA, F. GBA

      Chairman & CEO

      Gary M. DeJidas, PE, MBA, F. GBA began his engineering career in 1972 with the Pittsburgh office of GAI Consultants, Inc. (GAI). In 1982, the firm selected him to open its first office outside of western Pennsylvania, in Orlando, FL. Starting with...

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    • Ali Noorollahi, PE

      Senior Transportation Technical Leader

      Ali Noorollahi, PE specializes in the structural analysis and preparation of plans for bridges (reinforced concrete, prestressed concrete, structural steel), as well as the analysis and rating of existing bridges. With more than 3 decades of...

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    • Kevin Leadbetter, PE, MBA

      President of Transportation & Infrastructure

      GAI Board of Directors member Kevin Leadbetter, PE, MBA is President of GAI’s Transportation & Infrastructure business unit. Kevin joined GAI in 2005, and draws on decades of experience in project management/construction engineering, including...

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    • Kent Cockley, PE

      Vice President & 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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    • 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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    • Abeera Batool, PE, PhD

      Senior Project Engineer

      Abeera Batool specializes in various aspects of geotechnical engineering including site characterization, developing geotechnical design parameters, design of shallow and deep foundations, retaining walls, and support of excavation. Abeera’s...

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    • Peter Sechler, PLA, AICP, MBA

      Vice President & Business Sector Leader, Community Solutions

      Peter Sechler, PLA, AICP, MBA specializes in urban design, campus planning, and landscape design projects in the eastern United States for public, private, and institutional clients. His focus has been to work inclusively—identifying the community...

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    • Leah Tuscan

      Assistant Vice President, Corporate Communications

      Leah Tuscan is the Senior Director of Corporate Communications at GAI Consultants. With nearly 20 years of experience in integrated marketing communications, she leads the team responsible for developing and executing communication strategies that...

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    • David Bevilacqua

      Vice President & 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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    • Arica DiTullio, PE, MS

      Senior Engineering Manager/Senior Associate

      Arica DiTullio leverages nearly 2 decades of experience to provide GAI clients cost-effective and innovative solutions for a range of civil and environmental engineering initiatives including abandoned mine land reclamation (AML), industrial...

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    • Scott Hornsby, PE

      Vice President & Business Sector Leader, Midwest Infrastructure

      Vice President Scott Hornsby, PE has served as designer, project manager, and/or project principal on more than $1 billion of transportation construction projects. An industry advocate with decades of professional experience, Scott is an active...

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    • Benjamin Allis, PE

      Structures Business Sector 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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