Press Release

Resource Management Associates joins GEI Consultants

January 12, 2024

California-based firm specializes in water resources consulting and technology

Davis, CA (January 12, 2024) – GEI Consultants, an international planning, design, and construction management firm, has expanded its water resources practice through a merger with California-based Resource Management Associates, Inc., (RMA). RMA is a 30-person water resources consulting and technology firm that specializes in numerical modeling and engineering software solutions to address complicated environmental and water-related challenges.

Flooded tidal marsh

RMA’s modeling work contributes to several study areas such as this tidal marsh.

“RMA’s highly specialized modeling and technology services are a significant addition to GEI’s water resources practice,” says Ron Palmieri, President and CEO of GEI. “Their expertise complements GEI’s current data and technology capabilities to create novel solutions for water quality, flood, drought, and ecological-related challenges. Leveraging technology and advancements in large data management for our clients is a growing part of our business, and in RMA we have found a partner with shared values, culture, and commitment to deliver exceptional value and client service. The RMA team will immediately bring value to many of our water infrastructure projects, and GEI will provide RMA access to a strong bench of technical experts for their clients’ benefit.”

“For RMA, joining GEI is a perfect fit of shared values, technical expertise, and client service,” says John DeGeorge, President of RMA. “For nearly 50 years we have prided ourselves on being on the cutting edge of developing numerical models and software solutions to address environmental challenges. We are excited for our clients, employees, and partners as we embark on this next chapter for our firm.”


About GEI: GEI Consultants, Inc. is a consulting engineering firm that delivers professional services that improve our world’s built environment. With more than 1,400 staff and 56 offices in North America, GEI is a leader in providing multi-disciplined engineering and environmental services to a range of private and public sector clients, both domestically and abroad.

As a member of the employee-owned GISI family of companies, we foster personal relationships with our clients and support our staff in a partnership model, which is underpinned by continuous learning and sharing of knowledge. We retain proven, recognized experts and attract the best minds to deliver a refreshing blend of technical expertise, collaborative spirit, and innovation that is rare in our profession. We engineer solutions in five primary end markets: Water Resources, Energy, Buildings, Transportation, and Manufacturing and Mining. For more information on GEI, please visit 

About RMA: RMA’s team of engineers and software developers create and apply advanced numerical models and software systems that support water resource management and environmental stewardship. As a consulting firm based in California, we offer nearly 50 years of experience to clients worldwide in study areas that include hydrology, reservoir operations, hydraulics, estuarine hydrodynamics, water quality, levee failure, wastewater discharge, and environmental restoration. We provide objective numerical analyses that allow our clients to make well-informed decisions in water resources management. For more information, visit

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GEI Consultants
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