Press Release

GEI Consultants Hires Water Resources Practice Leader, William H. Lynch, P.E., to Expand Services

October 16, 2014

BOSTON, Mass.—October 16, 2014— GEI Consultants, Inc., one of the nation’s leading geotechnical, environmental, water resources, and ecological science and engineering firms, is pleased to announce that William H. Lynch, P.E., has joined the firm as a water resources practice leader to increase the firm’s presence and expertise in Florida. Mr. Lynch is a recognized leader having worked as a consultant in the industry for over 30 years. He has significant experience in water resources management consulting on potable water, wastewater, watershed and storm water related issues for local and regional agencies and industries, and has technical and management experience with compliance assessments and planning, due diligence, and soil and groundwater contamination projects.

Mr. Lynch has worked for many significant clients.  For South Florida Water Management District he served as principal-in-charge and/or engineer-of-record for many notable projects completed over the past decade including Engineering and Program Management (2004-2011) for the District’s Everglades Restoration and Capital Projects Resource Area; and, Independent Technical Review, Design and Construction for the Acme Basin B Discharge Project, one of only a few Comprehensive Everglades Restoration Plan projects completed for the ACCELER8 Program. For the Florida Governmental Utility Authority from inception in 1999 through 2009, he worked as an extension of staff for the water and wastewater utility on numerous consulting, engineering and capital projects program delivery assignments. For Monterey Mushrooms, Inc. and predecessors from 1990 to the present, he recently was the project manager and engineer-of-record for planning, permitting, design and construction of their new two-phase non-discharging, 100% reuse industrial wastewater management facility.

“We’re thrilled to have Bill Lynch join our team,” said Patrick P. King, P.E., LSP, GEI vice president and east operations manager. “Bill adds tremendous project expertise to our growing Florida presence, and will be a valuable asset to our clients in the southeast region and beyond.”

Mr. Lynch is a professional engineer licensed in FL, GA, TN and KY and holds a bachelor’s degree in environmental engineering from the Florida Institute of Technology. He currently serves as Chair of the FL Institute of Consulting Engineers’ Water Resources Committee, member of the American Council of Engineering Companies Energy and Environment Committee, Governing Board Member of Leadership Palm Beach County, and Board Chair of the Center for Child Counseling.

GEI’s multi-disciplined team of engineers and scientists deliver integrated water resources, environmental, ecological, and geotechnical engineering solutions to diverse clientele nationwide. Since 1974, the firm has provided consulting and engineering services on thousands projects in 50 states and 22 countries.

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