Meet Gei's

Ronald P. Palmieri, P.E.

President and Chief Executive Officer

Ron is GEI’s President and Chief Executive Officer, responsible for leading and overseeing the daily operations of the company, and serves on the board of directors. He works with GEI’s executive team and regional managers to develop and monitor companywide goals and operating objectives consistent with GEI’s strategic plan and vision as established by the board.

Ron is a professional engineer with more than 30 years’ experience in environmental, civil engineering and construction services. He’s been involved with site development planning, construction and construction quality assurance, and pre-construction budgeting. In addition, Ron has served as Project Principal and/or Project Manager on construction QA/QC projects ranging from commercial facilities, to high rises, to healthcare and retirement communities to educational facilities. He has also served as an expert witness on several pavement failure investigations and assist clients with management of their pavement assets.

Ron earned a M.S. and B.S. in Civil Engineering from University of Illinois, Urbans-Champaign. He also earned an MBA from DePaul University, Chicago, Illinois.

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Vernon Hills, Illinois


  • Professional Engineer: MI, IL, NC
  • Member of GEI’s Board of Directors
  • American Concrete Institute, Member
  • American Society of Civil Engineers, Member