GBA’s Doug Van Meter Named Mission Critical Principal

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GBA is excited to announce the promotion of Doug Van Meter to firm Principal. Van Meter brings more than 23 years of experience in the Mission Critical market including facility planning and problem solving to his new role. Starting as an intern at GBA in 1996, Van Meter has led teams and helped bring hundreds of projects to successful completion.

In his new role as Principal, Van Meter will contribute to GBA’s strategic plan using leadership skills and industry knowledge he has developed over his 23 years with the firm. In addition to mission critical expertise, Van Meter’s ability to think critically and strategically, has been integral to the growth of GBA.

“I’m excited to have someone joining the principal team that has been with us since the beginning of his career,” said GBA President/CEO Tim Ross. “It’s been great to see Doug grow over the years and I’m eager to see the difference he can make in this new role.”

Van Meter graduated from Kansas State University with a bachelor’s degree in engineering. He is an active member of various industry organizations, including AFCOM and 7×24 Exchange, and is a Licensed Professional Electrical Engineer in seven states.

“I am and continue to be grateful to work for an awesome company like GBA where I have had great relationships with Mission Critical clients and coworkers for so long,” said Van Meter, “and I look forward to what the future brings.”


About GBA
GBA provides a variety of innovative engineering and architectural solutions to clients throughout the U.S. Primary markets include transportation, water, environment, life sciences, mission critical, site development and commissioning.

GBA and its subsidiaries employ a staff of 300 headquartered in Lenexa, Kansas, with regional offices in Missouri, Colorado, Nebraska, Iowa, Texas and Illinois. Members of GBA’s multi-disciplined staff work closely with clients to accomplish the firm’s core purpose – “creating remarkable solutions for a higher quality of life.”

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