GBA News

Read the latest GBA news here. GBA frequently offers new resources, issues new publications, and announces new events. Check back here often for the latest updates on these and more from GBA.

  Learn from others. Don’t repeat the mistakes of the past! GBA Case Histories  are being used by our members for loss prevention discussions in support of professional development and mentoring. That is why GBA case histories are so valuable...

Sep 25, 2019

GBA Board Member Spotlight – Chuck Gregory Mom grew up on a farm east of Austin, TX and became an elementary school teacher.  Dad, after returning from service in the Army in Germany, worked his entire career in the oil and gas business. In the sm...

Sep 24, 2019

GBA Publications Committee After terminating an employee for poor attendance and inadequate job performance, a member firm is faced with alleged violations of the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) and the Americans with Disabilities Act (ATDA).  T...

Sep 12, 2019

GBA Legal Affairs Committee As a valued member of a design team, geoprofessionals should play a very important role in the pursuit of projects, particularly large projects with significant potential costs associated with soil-related design issues....

Sep 12, 2019

GBA Executive Director – Joel G. Carson I had an insightful conversation with Bill Samuels, Jr. this week about his upcoming keynote presentation at GBA’s 2019 Fall Conference. Mr. Samuels is the Chairman Emeritus of Maker’s Mark, a well-known ...

Aug 8, 2019

I think most young boys imagined growing up to be a firefighter or a major league baseball player.  I took a different track, and thought the greatest job would be a big  rig truck driver.That’s right – driving an 18 wheeler across the country...

Jul 16, 2019

Net Multipliers and Utilization Ratios are higher,                                                    DSO is lower.  Overall, financial performance for GBA members is improving! For more than 15 years, GBA has been collect...

Jul 11, 2019

GBA Publications Committee Learn from others. Don’t repeat the mistakes of the past! GBA Case Histories are being used by our members for loss prevention discussions in support of professional development and mentoring. That is why GBA case histori...

May 21, 2019

Art Hoffmann FY 2019-2020 To serve as President of GBA is truly an honor, especially as we collectively celebrate GBA’s Golden Anniversary. As members of GBA we all enjoy the benefits of the hundreds of hard-working volunteer members who came befo...

May 20, 2019

GBA developed a Peer Group discussion platform where small groups of Member-Firm executive leaders meet to candidly address their most pressing issues and draw on the experience of others who’ve faced similar situations.  The first Peer Group ...

May 3, 2019