Ben Goebel Named Among Airport Business Magazine's "Top 40 Under 40"

GS&P’s Senior Aviation Architect Recognized for Adding Value for Clients with Innovative Solutions

November 06, 2017   |   Fort Lauderdale,  Fla.   |   Awards


Gresham, Smith and Partners announces that senior architect and principal, Ben Goebel, AIA, NCARB, has been named to Airport Business Magazine’s 2017 “Top 40 Under 40” list. The award showcases top talent and leading thinkers in the aviation industry who are building success today and innovations for the future.Gresham, Smith and Partners announces that senior architect and principal, Ben Goebel, AIA, NCARB, has been named to Airport Business Magazine’s 2017 “Top 40 Under 40” list. The award showcases top talent and leading thinkers in the aviation industry who are building success today and innovations for the future. 

Goebel joined GS&P as a 24-year-old intern architect and in just eight years became the firm’s Fort Lauderdale aviation studio leader. This spring he became a partner in the firm. He designs and manages complex airport terminal projects involving large, multi-disciplinary design teams and has a track record of providing smart, creative solutions to the unique challenges of airport design. Goebel was instrumental in the success for projects at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport (ATL) and Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport (FLL).
 
“Ben’s career development has been on a fast track due to his success in a variety of roles and his willingness to take on new responsibilities and opportunities,” said Al Pramuk, chairman and chief executive officer, Gresham, Smith and Partners. “It comes as no surprise that Ben has been recognized as a standout among his peers. It serves as a strong testament to his commitment to excellence within the aviation industry, the professional practice and the community.”
 
In addition to his work at GS&P, he is actively involved in the industry and community. Goebel worked with intern architects, guiding them through the examination and licensing process as part of an NCARB mentorship program. He participates in design initiatives, conducts surveys and helps airports understand developing trends through the Airport Consultants Council’s Terminal Committee and its Young Professionals Forum. He also supports United Way, spearheading efforts to increase the Fort Lauderdale office’s involvement with United Way of Broward County.  
 
Goebel earned a Bachelor of Science in Architecture from Ball State University and a Master of Architecture from University of Illinois. He is a registered architect in Florida and Kentucky and is pursuing his structural engineering license. 
 

“Ben’s career development has been on a fast track due to his success in a variety of roles and his willingness to take on new responsibilities and opportunities. It comes as no surprise that Ben has been recognized as a standout among his peers. It serves as a strong testament to his commitment to excellence within the aviation industry, the professional practice and the community.”

Al Pramuk, chairman and chief executive officer, Gresham, Smith and Partners
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