Stanley Consultants elects first female president
Gayle A. Roberts, P.E., will soon be president and COO of Stanley Consultants, Inc., Muscatine, Iowa, ranked eighth this year on the CSE Giants 100 list. Roberts is the first woman to serve in this capacity.
Stanley Consultants, Inc., Muscatine, Iowa,
Gregs Thomopulos, current President and CEO, was elected Chairman and CEO of Stanley Consultants. Dick Stanley, current Chairman, was elected Chairman Emeritus and continues to be a director of the company.
Gayle Roberts has been with the company for 25 years, most recently as senior vice president and business leader of the company’s education, healthcare and industry business unit. She has a chemical engineering degree from Iowa State University and an MBA from St. Ambrose University. She is a licensed professional engineer in seven states and Puerto Rico.
Roberts is a board member of the Iowa Council of Engineering Companies, and a member of the American Council of Engineering Companies’ Engineering Excellence Awards Committee.
"We have been preparing for this leadership transition for several years and I am pleased to be able to hand over the day-to-day operations of the company to Gayle after 20 years in this position,” said Thomopulos. “This change will enable me to devote more time to the company in a global perspective, through my leadership positions in the engineering industry in the U.S. and internationally.”
In accepting the position of President, Roberts said, “I am truly honored to be named President. I look forward to contributing to Stanley Consultants’ ongoing success as a leader in the industry. Our future will be based on the company’s strong foundation of core values, including excellence in client service and valuing our members as our most important asset.”