Ghassan H. Suwaid, PE, PMP, DBIA

Vice President and Transportation Operations Manager
Gus Suwaid Client Development Leader S&ME

Ghassan “Gus” Suwaid brings over 35 years of experience in the construction industry with expertise in transportation engineering, highways, and bridges. Gus enjoyed an extensive career with the West Virginia Department of Highways as a District Engineer, where he was responsible for the planning, design, construction, and maintenance of West Virginia’s Northern panhandle state transportation system. Gus is committed to safety and quality across major transportation projects, where he has been active across all aspects of the project delivery process, from planning and design to construction oversight and contract administration.

In his client management responsibilities, Gus provides expertise in construction contract administration with an emphasis on the various project procurement, delivery processes, and methods. He has in-depth expertise and knowledge in all project phases, from initiation, planning, execution, controlling, and project delivery. As Operations Manager, Gus is responsible for expanding and growing S&ME services by collaborating with public and private clients in West Virginia. He is an effective communicator with a tireless ambition to achieve goals by constantly measuring progress and evaluating performance metrics.

Gus earned his Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering from Kuwait University and a Master of Science in Engineering Management from the University of Pittsburgh. Based in Wheeling, WV, Gus is a registered Professional Engineer in West Virginia, Pennsylvania, and Ohio and a certified Project Management Professional from the Project Management Institute. In addition, he is a DBIA Designated Design-Build Professional.