GEI Promotes Cheryl Gagne to Newly Created Position of Corporate Asset ManagerJune 9, 2015
BOSTON, Mass.—June 9, 2015— GEI Consultants, Inc., one of the nation’s leading geotechnical, environmental, water resources, and ecological science and engineering firms, announced today that Cheryl Gagne has been promoted to the newly created position of Corporate Asset Manager. With GEI for over 20 years, Ms. Gagne has been a respected member of GEI’s East Region Leadership Team, most recently working in the dual capacity of providing financial client services for multi-million dollar contracts, while also helping to manage real estate for the region.
As Corporate Asset Manager, Ms. Gagne is a member of the corporate finance team, responsible for the organization and management of GEI’s assests: real estate holdings,including lease negotiations, office build-outs, expansions and relocations; vehicle fleet long-term leasing and vehicle short-term rental; and insurance administration throughout the country. She is responsible for coordinating all of GEI’s assets and insurance needs for over 700 employees in 36 offices.
“GEI has been in need of someone to take on the challenge of streamlining all of our corporate assets under one position for a long time,” says Thomas W. Kahl, P.E., Chief Financial Officer. “When I envisioned this position, Cheryl was the first person to come to mind. She has both the skills and the interest in taking this position on. I am confident that she will take on the job with great effort and enthusiasm.”
Bringing all of GEI’s corporate assets under one position allows the company to focus on its high standards of client service. Ms. Gagne’s strengths in negotiation, planning, and organization will compliment the challenges of this important position.
“I welcome the challenges before me,” says Ms. Gagne, “and look forward to working with people all across the company and country.”
GEI services clients across the country from 36 offices nationwide. The company was ranked number 107 on the 2015 ENR Top 500 Design Firms list, having risen 15 positions since 2013 and 163 positions since 2007.
About GEI: GEI’s multidisciplinary team of engineers, scientists, and planners deliver integrated water resources, environmental, ecological, geotechnical and waterfront engineering solutions to diverse clientele nationwide. The firm has provided a broad range of consulting and engineering services on over 50,000 projects in 50 states and 22 countries. For more information on GEI, please visit www.geiconsultants.com.
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