Arthur G. “Art” Hoffmann, P.E., D.GE (Gannett Fleming, Inc.)
is the new president of the Geoprofessional Business
Association (GBA), a not-for-profit association of
geoprofessional firms. Accepting office during ceremonies
at GBA’s annual meeting in Wailea, Hawaii. Mr. Hoffmann
became the 49th individual to serve as GBA’s president and
chair the group’s board of directors. Other directors
who will serve during GBA’s 2019-2020 fiscal year are:

  • President-Elect: Kenneth R. “Ken” Johnston (GZA GeoEnvironmental, Inc.)
  • Secretary/Treasurer: Thomas W. “Tom” Blackburn, P.E., G.E., F. ASCE (Blackburn Consulting)
  • Saiid Behboodi, P.E., G.E (PBS Engineering + Environmental)
  • Chuck A. Gregory, P.E. (Terracon)
  • Martin LaRoche, P. Eng, M.Sc. (SNC Lavalin)
  • Christopher Matthew “Matt” Moler, P.E. (S&ME, Inc.)
  • Matthew R. “Matt” Poirier, P.E. (Sanborn, Head & Associates, Inc.)
  • Leo Titus, Jr., P.E. (ECS, Ltd.)

Mr. Hoffmann is a shareholder and Executive Vice President of Gannett Fleming, Inc. and serves as the Chief Administrative Officer and as a member of the Board of Directors. Art is responsible for Gannett Fleming’s corporate leadership programs and project management training programs. Prior to assuming this position, Art lead the 100 person Pittsburgh regional office. Art started the first geotechnical practice group in a regional office in Pittsburgh in 1992. He’s been with Gannett Fleming since 1986.

During GBA’s 2019 Spring Conference, Mr. Hoffmann thanked the Association Members for their confidence in his leadership, especially as GBA celebrates its 50th Anniversary under his leadership.