Happy Holidays 2020, and Optimism for the Year Ahead

Gary DeJidasGAI Chairman & CEO Gary DeJidas, PE, MBA, wishes happy holidays to GAI’s valued clients and staff, and thanks to all for their contributions to our shared success during this challenging year.

With the holiday season comes year-end reflection, and I am sure all of our dedicated employee-owners, loyal clients, and faithful business partners can agree that 2020 has been one of the most challenging years in memory for our nation and the world. As we approach the end of this unprecedented year, I’d like to look ahead to 2021 with renewed optimism, take a moment to thank each GAI client for their trust, and offer unqualified praise to every GAI employee for the flexibility, focus, and grit they demonstrated in delivering seamless and superior services in the face of shifting and unpredictable conditions.

Here are just some of our positive actions and achievements during 2020:

  • Welcomed new employees and expanded our geographic reach
  • Embraced and quickly adapted to working remotely with the help of advanced communication and collaboration tools in order to maintain project schedules and budgets
  • Invested in Microsoft Teams for improved virtual meeting interaction
  • Developed new health and safety procedures to help safeguard staff and client well-being
  • Enacted a new maternity, paternity, and adoption paid-leave policy
  • Delivered hundreds of standout projects, earning an array of industry awards
  • Celebrated achievements through virtual ONE-GAI employee events
  • Forecasted positive year-end gains in ESOP and direct stock values
  • Supported a range of charitable entities through donations and volunteer work
  • Enjoyed another year of financial stability and success, client and staff satisfaction, and new opportunities

Watch our 2020 Year in Review video.

Here’s to Happy Holidays and a Prosperous New Year

I’d like to wish you all a joyful, safe, and healthy holiday season and prosperous New Year. While we expect to contend with more challenges in 2021, I have no doubt that GAI will continue to successfully deliver the outstanding services our clients expect. Thank you all.

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