GS&P Expands Industrial Leadership to Georgia

New Senior VP Tony Marchese to Support Market Growth in Southeast

May 02, 2017   |   Alpharetta,  Ga.   |   People

Gresham, Smith and Partners announces that Tony Marchese, PMP, SCPM, CCM, DBIA, has joined the firm as a senior vice president and principal-in-charge in the Alpharetta office. He brings 20 years of experience in design and construction management for both private and federal clients, with a focus in recent years on advanced manufacturing facilities, clean lab spaces, data centers and other high-tech projects. His project delivery leadership has included design/build, EPCM and IDIQ. At GS&P, he will guide the Industrial market’s expansion in Georgia and the Carolinas.
 
“Tony has valuable experience in strategic growth, client relationships and leadership within the industrial sector, as well as exceptional knowledge of technology-driven projects,” said Ken Zyga, P.E., executive vice president at Gresham, Smith and Partners. “He is well-positioned to support our market’s geographic expansion as more companies consider the Southeast as a top location for their industrial facilities. His expertise extends beyond business development to effective day-to-day team leadership and communication once a client is on board. I’m proud to welcome Tony to the GS&P.”
 
“Having worked in the Middle East, Asia-Pacific, Mexico and the U.S. allows me to bring a multi-national perspective to the client development process right here in the Southeast,” commented Marchese. “Many clients are competing on a global level, with schedule, quality and cost all driving design decisions. The industrial sector can be challenging, but developing the right solutions for clients and utilizing the right technology to help them flourish is tremendously rewarding.”
 
Marchese most recently served as project development director for national and global clients at M+W Group. He directed market expansion and cultivated relationships with clients in the industrial, government and academic fields. Prior to that, Marchese spent more than ten years at Jacobs Engineering Group where he was project executive on a $400 million national data center for the Social Security Administration, program manager for the National Institute of Standards and Technology, and senior project manager on a 3.5-million-square-foot missiles and fire control facility for Lockheed Martin. Outside of the office, he audits college and university curriculums as an ABET-certified program evaluator. He is also an active member of the U.S. Green Building Council, Design Build Association of America, Construction Management Association of America, and the Project Management Institute. Marchese earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Architectural Engineering from the University of Miami in Florida.
 
GS&P’s Industrial market creates innovative and cost-effective solutions for process-driven manufacturing clients. The firm’s experienced designers and engineers have practical backgrounds in their diverse fields of expertise, which enables them to understand the critical balance of current needs and long-term flexibility. GS&P provides comprehensive engineering and architectural services across a wide range of industry segments including automotive, aerospace, equipment manufacturing, consumer goods production, metals and paper products.

“Tony has valuable experience in strategic growth, client relationships and leadership within the industrial sector, as well as exceptional knowledge of technology-driven projects. He is well-positioned to support our market’s geographic expansion as more companies consider the Southeast as a top location for their industrial facilities. ”

Ken Zyga, P.E., GS&P executive vice president
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