Eric Huber Named Gresham Smith’s Director of Risk Management

Huber Replaces Carl Munkel as Part of Firm’s Established Leadership Succession Process; Munkel to Continue as Senior Advisor

Gresham Smith, a top-ranked architecture and engineering firm with more than $320 million in annual gross revenue, announced today that Eric Huber, Esq., P.E., LEED AP, has been named the firm’s director of Risk Management, effective January 1, 2024.

As a part of the firm’s established transition process for senior leadership positions, Huber replaces Carl Munkel, who has taken on a new full-time role as senior risk advisor for Gresham Smith. Munkel will relocate to Denver to support the firm’s growth of our new office in the region.

Since joining Gresham Smith in 2017 as a risk manager, Huber has fulfilled various roles such as coordinating with outside legal counsel, managing claims, and establishing new performance evaluation systems for insurance tracking and project performance with subconsultants. He is a licensed professional mechanical engineer as well as a licensed attorney in the state of Tennessee and a Leadership in Energy & Environmental Design Accredited Professional. Huber also serves as a member of ACEC’s Risk Management Committee, the Tennessee Society of Professional Engineers/ACEC Legal and Governmental Affairs Committee, and the American Bar Association Forum on Construction Law.

“Eric has been an instrumental part of our Risk Management team for years, and we are excited to announce that he is taking over as our new director of Risk Management,” said Rodney Chester, CEO and board chair at Gresham Smith. “We’re also thankful for Carl Munkel’s service to the firm, where he’s also played an integral role on our board of directors and made significant contributions in the areas of governance and risk management.”