GZA GeoEnvironmental, Inc. (GZA), a leading multi-disciplinary firm providing geotechnical, environmental, ecological, water, and construction management services, has named John Greidanus as Senior Power and Energy Consultant.
Greidanus brings to GZA 40 years of program and project development management experience in hydroelectric, wind, and other renewable energy, conversions of power plants and industrial facilities from coal and oil to natural gas, cogeneration and combined cycle plant developments, guidance and support to independent power producer (IPP) projects, and linear transmission. He has also served as an expert witness several utility rate proceedings and as a consultant providing valuation and appraisal services for power generation facilities.
GZA CEO Patrick Sheehan said: “John’s deep engagement, intimate knowledge and breadth of relationships within the power and energy sector will bring focus and guidance to our growing engineering and environmental service offering throughout the power industry, especially within the Midwest and as we expand those services nationally.“ GZA’s 33 office locations include Oak Brook, Ill.; Livonia and Grand Rapids, Mich.; Cincinnati, Ohio; and Milwaukee and Waukesha, Wis.
Greidanus said: “GZA has built a strong and growing national reputation as a trusted consultant, partner, and advocate for a broad range of clients in the power sector. I’m excited to be joining the GZA team and look forward to bringing the capabilities and expertise of GZA’s consultants to power sector clients throughout the Midwest and across the U.S.”
Prior to joining GZA, Greidanus was National Practice Leader for Power and Renewable Energy Construction Projects at Boldt Construction, a national general contractor with 2,000 employees based in 14 location. A U.S. Army veteran, Greidanus earned his bachelor’s in engineering and master’s in business administration from the University of Wisconsin and completed the University of Michigan’s Public Utility Executive Program.
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