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HNTB’s Gagné Receives the Design-Build Industry’s Highest Distinction

Jeff Gagné
Jeff Gagné
CHARLOTTE, NC — Jeff Gagné, PE, FDBIA, Vice President and Delivery Officer for HNTB Corporation’s Southeast Division, was selected by the Design-Build Institute of America (DBIA) as one of five industry leaders for the 2020 Class of DBIA Fellows. Designated Design-Build Professional Fellow status is the highest level of DBIA certification and acknowledges the achievements of the nation’s most accomplished design-build professionals.

“Design-build is the fastest growing and most popular delivery method in our nation’s architecture, engineering, and construction industry,” said Jim Whitaker, FAIA, FDBIA, Chancellor of DBIA College of Fellows. “Much of that success is driven by the incredible leadership of design-build innovators like those elevated to the DBIA College of Fellows. The addition of these five new DBIA Fellows in 2020 is just one indicator of the depth of experience and passion for collaboration, which drives design-build’s success nationwide.”

Gagné oversees project delivery for HNTB’s Southeast Division. His alternative delivery experience spans 27 years and includes design and project management services for highway, bridge, transit, and rail projects for both private and public clients throughout the country. He serves on the DBIA Transportation & Aviation Committee and is a Director on the DBIA Certification Board. Gagné earned his Bachelor of Science in engineering technology in civil engineering technology from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte.

“I’m honored to be recognized by the industry with such a distinction and look forward to continue working with HNTB clients and colleagues on alternative delivery approaches that meet the transportation infrastructure needs of our communities,” Gagné said.

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