Our People

Our People

Quality project delivery comes from people who are well-trained, highly motivated, and clearly focused on getting the job done right.  They collaborate across disciplines to develop new ideas for our clients’ challenges. They have passion, energy, and dedication. Most importantly, they sincerely care about the success of your project.

GAI is a 100% employee-owned firm and every GAI employee works with a sense of ownership and pride in their work.  This means our clients experience personalized service and a feeling of confidence that things will get done and get done right. Our clients know that no matter who they deal with, our employees will do their part to make every project a great success. And because we carefully match our staff credentials to meet our clients’ needs, we build productive and effective relationships.

Our people make it work

  • 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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  • 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

    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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Gregory Nettuno, PE, MBA

    Senior Vice President

    Senior Vice President Gregory Nettuno, PE, MBA serves on GAI’s Board of Directors and has been with the firm since 1998. Bringing a strong background in construction engineering and a keen understanding of what it takes to successfully deliver...

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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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  • 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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