Salas O’Brien is pleased to announce the addition of Gary Petrak to the firm’s leadership team in Southern California. Petrak comes to Salas O’Brien from GLP Engineering in Santa Ana, a firm he led for over 25 years serving the commercial, educational, hospitality, restaurant, and retail markets.

“Gary is a proven and trusted leader in the region,” shared Farzad Tadayon, Salas O’Brien’s managing principal in the region. “He has outstanding technical abilities, and he works hard and cares deeply for his clients and team members. When the opportunity came up to bring Gary onto our team, we knew that he was a great fit for us.”

As Vice President and Project Manager, Petrak will focus on integrating GLP clients with Salas O’Brien, developing new partnerships, and leading and assisting Salas O’Brien’s clients in the region.

“I feel very fortunate to have joined the Salas O’Brien team,” said Petrak. “Their values and approach to engineering and leadership align closely with mine, and I look forward to helping clients experience the Salas O’Brien difference every day.”