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Leadership

The 2017 Gannett Fleming Board of Directors.

The leaders of Gannett Fleming are stewards, guiding the firm based on principles of smart growth, innovation, ethical business practices, and technical excellence.

Our board of directors and senior leadership are driven to Amaze our clients and become their trusted advisor while at the same time, provide a rewarding work environment for our employees.

At the helm of Gannett Fleming you’ll find a dynamic group of leaders that includes some of the best and brightest talent in the industry. From our board of directors to the senior executives supporting them, each is a visionary in his or her own right. They include innovators, problem solvers, thought leaders, trainers, authors, and educators who foster a culture of excellence for our employees and your projects. 

Board of Directors


  • Robert Scaer

    Robert Scaer, PE

    Chairman & Chief Executive Officer

  • Paul Nowicki

    Paul Nowicki, PE

    President & Chief Operating Officer

  • Peter Bernhardt - Gannett Fleming

    Peter Bernhardt

    Former President and CEO
    PC Construction 

    South Burlington, Vermont

  • John A. Derr

    John Derr, PE

    Executive Vice President
  • Salvatore Fazzolari

    Salvatore Fazzolari, CPA, CISA

    Former Chairman, President, and CEO
    Harsco Coporation
    Camp Hill, Pennsylvania
  • Art Hoffmann

    Art Hoffmann, PE, DGE

    Executive Vice President & Chief Administrative Officer

  • John Kenny

    John Kenny, PE

    Executive Vice President
  • Jon Kessler

    Jon Kessler, CPA

    Executive Vice President & Chief Financial Officer
  • John Kovacs

    John Kovacs, PE, PMP, DGE

    Executive Vice President
  • Esther M. McGinnis

    Esther McGinnis

    Executive Vice President
  • Lynne Miller - Gannett Fleming

    Lynne Miller

    Former President and CEO
    Environmental Strategies Corporation
    Reston, Virginia

  • David Thomas

    Dave Thomas

    Executive Vice President

Senior Leadership

  • W. Arthur Barrett II

    Art Barrett, PE

    Senior Vice President
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  • John Buchheit

    John Buchheit, PE, DBIA

    Senior Vice President & Corporate Risk and Quality Officer
    Email John
  • George R. Campanella

    George Campanella, PE

    Senior Vice President
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  • Luis Casado - Gannett Fleming

    Luis Casado, PE

    Senior Vice President
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  • Glen L. Hair

    Glen Hair, PE, LEED® AP

    Senior Vice President
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  • Paul R. Herbert

    Paul Herbert

    President, Gannett Fleming Valuation and Rate Consultants, LLC
    Email Paul
  • Mark D. Johnson

    Mark Johnson

    Senior Vice President
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  • James R. Laurita

    Jim Laurita, PE

    Senior Vice President
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  • Paul J. Lewis

    Paul Lewis, PE

    Senior Vice President
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  • Bryan P. Mulqueen

    Bryan Mulqueen, PE

    Senior Vice President
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  • William M. Plumpton

    William Plumpton

    Senior Vice President
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  • Brendan J. Wesdock

    Brendan Wesdock, MCP, GISP

    President, GeoDecisions
    Email Brendan
  • Judy Hricak

    Judy Hricak, CPSM, CiPP

    Vice President & Chief Marketing Officer
    Email Judy 
  • Paula Loht

    Paula Loht, CIH, CSP

    Corporate Safety Manager
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  • Barbara McLemore

    Barbara McLemore

    Vice President & Corporate Ethics Officer
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  • Matthew J. Schiemer

    Matt Schiemer, PE

    Vice President
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  • Scott Zieber

    Scott Zieber, MCP

    Vice President & Chief Information Officer
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