Press Release

Violletta McDaniel joins GEI as a Senior Project Manager

June 23, 2022

Carlsbad, CA (June 23, 2022)Violletta McDaniel has joined GEI’s Carlsbad office as a Senior Project Manager. Violletta brings extensive experience managing large capital projects, delivering complex construction projects, planning and coordinating large water expansion programs, and administering multiple concurrent as-needed construction management contracts for local municipalities.

“We are thrilled that Violletta has chosen GEI,” says Jerry Reed a Vice President and Senior Program Manager at GEI. “Her southern California experience winning and managing several on call construction and project management contracts for cities and water districts as well as her knowledge of program management and project controls for water resources infrastructure programs make her a great addition to the GEI team. We look forward to Violletta helping GEI grow our program and construction management practice in southern California.”

During her career, Violletta has had the pleasure of working on water expansion and upgrade programs for the Chino Basin Desalter Authority, West Basin Municipal Water District, and Elsinore Valley Municipal Water District. She managed and coordinated various activities including planning, design, construction, grant compliance, tracking, and reporting.

Violletta also brings extensive experience managing multiple concurrent on-call construction management agreements for San Diego clients such as the City of San Diego, San Diego County Water Authority, Helix Water District, and the City of Encinitas. Her construction experience includes serving as a construction and project manager on major pipeline replacement projects, parks, and the Lake Hodges Hypolimnetic Oxygenation System (HOS) project which won the CMAA San Diego Chapter 2021 Project Achievement Award for Public Works .

Violletta is a certified Project Management Professional (PMP) and has a passion for program/project management and project controls. She has a proven track record of delivering for our local municipal agencies.

“I am extremely excited to join the GEI team. I’ve had the pleasure of working in the water industry for the past two decades and it’s very rewarding to help improve California’s infrastructure needs. I look forward to helping GEI expand their program and construction management services and supporting our mission to deliver exceptional value to our clients.”


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