Gannett Fleming CEO Named March of Dimes Central Pa. Person of the Year

March of Dimes of Central Pennsylvania presented its Person of the Year award to Bob Scaer, PE, Gannett Fleming chairman and CEO, during its 4th Annual Transportation, Building, and Construction Awards Breakfast on Nov. 7.

“Receiving this award is a true honor for Gannett Fleming and me as we continuously strive to improve the lives of the people we seve,” said Scaer. “Using innovative technologies to find solutions to pressing problems, our work, just like that of the March of Dimes, changes our communities for the better.”

Scaer’s keynote presentation, titled “The Future is Now,” illustrated Gannett Fleming’s focus on Innovation 4.0, which includes artificial intelligence and machine learning. He also told attendees about the firm’s culture of innovation, diversity and inclusion, and unparalleled service to clients.

The yearly event honors leaders and projects from the transportation, building, and construction industries. March of Dimes works to improve healthcare by pioneering research to find solutions to the biggest health threats facing mothers and babies, empowering families with the knowledge and tools to have healthier pregnancies.

Gannett Fleming is a global infrastructure and engineering firm that provides progressive solutions for transportation, earth sciences and natural resources, geospatial, water, power, and facilities projects. Founded in 1915, our experience spans 65 countries and thousands of successful projects. Our 2,300 employees deliver excellence in planning, design, technology, and construction management from more than 60 offices around the world. We consistently rank among the industry’s top design firms and embrace sustainability, innovation, and advanced solutions to solve our clients’ complex challenges and improve the communities they serve. We are ISO 9001:2015 Certified, which assures clients that we meet the most rigorous and independently audited quality standards. Gannett Fleming achieved $410 million in revenues in 2017. For more information, visit