(VERNON HILLS, IL) – Gewalt Hamilton Associates, Inc. proudly announces that David J. Gewalt, Principal and CFO will receive the Daily Herald Business Ledger’s C-Suite Award on July 27 in Wheaton, Illinois along with 14 other area business leaders. The award celebrates C-level executives for their contributions to overall company growth, commitment to good ethics, and community involvement.
Nominated by his colleagues at Gewalt Hamilton, Dave Gewalt co-founded the firm with Robert Hamilton in 1981 in his Lake Bluff home. A quiet man who leads by example, Dave has created a corporate culture of “family” where employees’ personal and professional goals are nurtured, family commitments are honored and the team is rewarded for hard work. He is the moral compass for the firm through his commitment to excellence, financial leadership, and dedication to education, personal development, and hands-on community and charitable giving.
“Dave is a humble man who shies away from the spotlight, diligently – but quietly – working behind the scenes,” says Bruce L. Shrake, President/CEO of Gewalt Hamilton Associates. “His efforts and dedication typically go unrecognized yet his leadership is palpable in the steady growth of our company.” Under Dave’s guidance, the company has grown to over 90 full-time employees, including 40 Professional Engineers, and has been headquartered in Vernon Hills for the past 20 years.
Gewalt Hamilton is a multi-disciplinary organization providing comprehensive services in the fields of Civil Engineering, Land Surveying, Construction Engineering, Traffic Engineering and Transportation Planning, Traffic Data Collection, and Environmental Consulting.
For more information, contact Bruce L. Shrake, President/CEO of Gewalt Hamilton Associates, Inc. at 847-478-9700.