Harris Names Ehab Gerges Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer; Gary Wohl Promoted to President
Harris & Associates continues to grow the firm's executive leadership with the promotion of Ehab Gerges, PE, QSD to Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer. Gary Wohl will now also serve as the firm’s President, while maintaining his role as Chief Financial Officer.
Gerges and Wohl assumed their new roles on January 1, 2015. In addition to Gerges and Wohl, the executive leadership team of Harris is comprised of Chief Executive Officer Lisa Larrabee.
"I am looking forward to the continued contributions Ehab and Gary will make to Harris," said Chief Executive Officer Lisa Larrabee. "Their new roles will not only make our firm stronger, but also help better address our clients’ and projects’ needs through enhanced operational excellence and customer service."
For more than 25 years, the past 14 with Harris, Ehab Gerges has participated in the enhancement of communities as project manager and designer of countless public works projects involving transportation, water, wastewater and other infrastructure renewal efforts. Ehab currently devotes his talents to leading and growing Harris' engineering practice and serving as Chairman of Harris' ESOP Advisory Group.
Gary Wohl brings to Harris expertise gained from more than two decades of leading an impressive roster of companies—from start-ups to multi-firm mega-mergers—to new levels of excellence, stability and growth. As CFO, Gary helped convert Harris to a 100% employee-stock-owned S Corporation. Gary also helms Harris' risk management, litigation and accounting functions for corporate, regional and field offices. He brings teams throughout the firm together with unprecedented levels of accountability and ownership.
Harris is a 100% employee-owned company focused on solving today's complex challenges in planning, construction and design. Our offices and project sites span the West Coast in California, Nevada and Washington with a staff of nearly 200 employee-owners. We focus on serving clients in water, municipal, transportation, and education markets. www.WeAreHarris.com