OLATHE, Kan. (PRWEB) January 25, 2012
M. Gayle Packer has been appointed executive vice president and chief administrative officer for Terracon. Packer, a senior principal of the firm, joined Terracon in 2004 as an attorney. Prior to her recent appointment, she was promoted in 2005 to co-general counsel and promoted in 2008 to director of corporate services.
Currently, Packer manages the corporate services provided to Terracon’s 130 offices nationwide from the headquarters in Olathe, Kan., and facilitates the firm’s acquisition program. Since 2005, Packer integrated 17 acquisition companies with 48 new offices into Terracon.
She was a 2004 KC Chamber Centurions graduate, selected for Ingram’s Forty Under 40 class of 2008, and named to Kansas City Business Journal’s Women Who Mean Business class of 2010. Packer received her master of laws in agricultural law from the University of Arkansas, a juris doctorate from the University of Minnesota and a bachelor’s and master’s degree from The Ohio State University.
Packer is involved in numerous organizations in the Kansas City community. She is president of the board of Heartstrings Community Foundation and past president of the Mid-America Chapter of Association of Corporate Counsel, member and former co-chair of the grants committee for Impact KC and also on the board of the Greater KC Ohio State Alumni Chapter.
Terracon is an employee-owned engineering consulting firm with more than 2,700 employees providing geotechnical, environmental, construction materials and facilities services from more than 130 offices in 39 states nationwide. Terracon currently ranks 38th on Engineering News-Record’s List of Top 500 Design Firms. For additional information about Terracon, please visit http://www.terracon.com.