Honolulu, HI –NYSE, TSX: STN
Jay Gaudlitz, PG, PMP, CCM, has joined Stantec—a global engineering, architecture, and consulting firm—as senior principal leading the Federal Program across California, Hawaii, and the Asia Pacific region. Gaudlitz will work from Stantec’s Honolulu office to provide regional leadership and support for critical Federal programs, while strengthening the firm’s relationships with Federal clients.
Gaudlitz has decades of experience as a results-oriented team builder with proven success winning and delivering projects and programs in the military construction, environmental, major capital improvements, civil works, and oil and gas market sectors in the US, Asia Pacific, and Middle East. This hire—along with the recent additions of Michelle French and Tony Pregel—enhances Stantec’s core US Federal team with a deep knowledge of the Federal market while supporting unprecedented growth.
Throughout his 30-plus year career, Gaudlitz has helped win and successfully deliver hundreds of consulting, design, and construction contracts through strong client relationships built on trust and respect with US Government clients. Prior to his role at Stantec, he served as program director for $2 billion of new construction at the King Abdullah University of Science and Technology in Saudi Arabia; assistant program manager, Vertical Facilities, for the $11 billion relocation program of US Force Korea in the Republic of Korea; and Federal Sales and Operations manager—delivering environmental, design, and construction services—to the US Department of Defense in the Asia Pacific Region for a global engineering firm.
“Jay brings an impressive skill set and deep knowledge of the Federal market to our growing US team,” said Chris Williams, senior vice president for Stantec’s US Federal Program. “His extensive local experience on the Islands, coupled with his track record of proven success delivering large scale, complex Federal programs globally will be a huge asset to our team. I’m thrilled to welcome him to Stantec as we look to deepen our strong relationships with Federal clients across California, Hawaii, and the Asia Pacific region.”
Gaudlitz graduated from Allegheny College in Pennsylvania, with a Bachelor of Science in Geology before continuing his executive management training at the University of Michigan Ross School of Business.
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