LANSING — GEI Consultants Inc., A geotechnical, environmental, water resources, and ecological science and engineering firm, has named geotechnical expert Michael Gentner as a senior professional with the firm’s Lansing office.
With more than 21 years of experience in managing both public and private projects, Gentner offers specialized expertise in geotechnical engineering and instrumentation, earth retention design, and construction support. He will focus his support efforts on GEI clients located in metro Detroit, other parts of Michigan, and the Midwest.
“Michael is an exciting addition to GEI,” said Jamie Matus, CPG, branch manager for the Lansing office. “He brings our Michigan and Midwest clients strong experience and understanding of complex ground conditions, and a keen interest in designing cost-effective solutions.”
Prior to joining GEI, Gentner was vice president at Inspecsol Engineering Inc., an affiliate of Conestoga-Rovers and Associates. His ongoing success in offering services to remove project risks and uncertainties related to soils, water, and underground construction was demonstrated on such high-profile projects as The city of Allen Park’s Sanitary District One Tunnel and Relief Sewer project, and the renovation of the wastewater treatment facility in Ann Arbor. At GEI, he will continue offering innovative underground solutions to both government entities and private clients.
Gentner holds a bachelor’s degree in civil engineering from Michigan State University. He is a longtime member of the Michigan Infrastructure and Transportation Association, and has contributed to the organization’s Bridge Operations Committee. He is a licensed professional engineer in Michigan, Ohio, and Illinois.