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SAME 2023 Federal Small Business Conference

SAME 2023 Federal Small Business Conference

Nov. 1-3, 2023

Booth #632

Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center, 900 E. Market Street, San Antonio, TX 78205

Society of American Military Engineers (SAME)

TEAMING UP AT SAME 2023 Federal Small Business Conference

Connect with the Gannett Fleming team during the SAME 2023 Federal Small Business Conference (SBC). With over a century of experience, we bring a can-do attitude and a proven track record of delivering impactful, resilient, and sustainable solutions to U.S. federal agencies. Through this engagement, we have become experts in their relevant procurement methods, permitting requirements, procedures and standards, and more.

We’re eager to connect with a community of leading experts, decision-makers, solution providers, business partners, and federal contracting officers. Visit us to explore opportunities for joint venturing and teaming arrangements and to learn about the advantages of our integrated design expertise!

Get to Know Our Team

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Cathy Otis, AIA, NCARB

Vice President & Federal Buildings Market Leader

  • I am the SAME National 2022-2024 Architectural Practice Community of Interest chair.
  • I’m a proud recipient of the SAME NoVA Post 2021/2022 Regional Vice President Medal.
  • As a sports mom, running my kids to practice and games is my second job.

John Peabody, PE, MG, U.S. Army (Ret.)

Federal Program Manager

  • I served in the U.S. Army for 35 years, including 10 in senior leadership positions with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE).
  • My favorite project was a multi-agency response to prevent Asian Carp migration into the Great Lakes.
  • I enjoy spending time with my favorite human—my 13-year-old daughter. I also like traveling, reading, and golfing. And, I am a numismatist!
Art smiling and wearing a tan suit with a white shirt and a multicolored patterned tie.

Art Barrett, II, PE

Sr. Vice President & Federal Contract Executive

  • I’m the immediate past chair of the American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC). I have also served on the ACEC Federal Agencies Procurement Advocacy Committee.
  • I enjoyed working on the Jefferson Memorial reflecting pool tidal gates replacement for the USACE Baltimore District.
  • I love all things water—frozen or liquid! I like to boat, ski, scuba dive, and snorkel.
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Amy Collins, FSMPS, CPSM

Senior Marketing & Communications Manager

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Scott Burch, PE

Vice President & Senior Manager, Geotechnical, Dams & Hydraulics

  • I spent 26 years as a civilian employee of USACE.
  • Since 2018, I’ve enjoyed working on the USACE C-23/24 South Reservoir, a pump storage facility designed to restore the Indian River Lagoon ecosystem in Southeast Florida.
  • I collect vinyl records and have over 2,000 in my collection!
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David DiFuccia, AIA, NCARB

Federal Project Manager & Architect

  • In 2022, I relocated from Utah to Pennsylvania and joined the Gannett Fleming team.
  • In a previous role, I worked at the Pueblo Chemical Agent-Destruction Pilot Plant for a year. The plant is working to destroy part of the U.S. chemical weapons stockpile, helping the country meet its Chemical Weapons Convention obligations.
  • I’ve been to 10 national parks, and I hope to make it to all 63. Glacier National Park in Montana is my favorite (so far)!
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Andrew Li, PE, PMP, CCM

Program Manager & Project Manager

  • I attended McGill University in my favorite place— Montreal, Canada.
  • I’ve enjoyed working on the Paw Paw Tunnel slope stabilization rehab, preserving our national parks for current and future generations.
  • I enjoy books on history. Right now, I’m reading “Adams vs. Jefferson – the Tumultuous Election of 1800.”
Brian smiling and wearing a gray suit with a blue shirt and blue tie.


Vice President & MEP Practice Director

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