Grant Gibson, president of GATE, Inc., is the recipient of the 2013 Jerry Allen Courage in Leadership Award. Each year this Zweig White award goes to an individual in the architectural, engineering, and planning (A/E/P) or environmental industry who has uniquely demonstrated courage in their actions, which in turn has impacted their company and employees. The winner of this award demonstrates courage while overcoming obstacles on the path to company success. Jerry Allen, born in Texas in 1940, was known not only for his impactful contributions while being the CEO of Carter & Burgess, but also for his remarkable and inspiring leadership skills. While under Allen’s direction, Carter & Burgess grew from a firm of roughly 200 employees and $17 million in revenue during 1988, to 2,300 employees and $381 million in revenue during 2002.
Upon accepting the award, Grant Gibson said: “Most importantly, I want to thank the people that I work with every day. They’re the reason I get up to go to work. I enjoy working with them and seeing them succeed.”
GATE is a mid-size upstream oil and gas engineering consulting company based in Houston, Texas. GATE’s expertise is in areas of Materials & Corrosion, Commissioning & Initial Startup, Waterflood, Flow Assurance, Subsea Engineering, and Chemical Systems Engineering.
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