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NEPA and planning specialist Doug Gilkey, AICP, joins Cardno's Solana Beach, CA office

Cardno announces that Doug Gilkey has joined the firm as a Program Manager in the company’s Solana Beach, CA, USA office.

Doug has more than more than 27 years of experience including 14 years as a Navy civilian and 13 years as an environmental consultant.

Doug is an accomplished Program Manager, bringing a long resume of Federal experience with the Department of Defense, Department of Energy, and Department of Veterans Affairs to the Cardno team.

Douglas Gilkey Project Manager Government Services Cardno

Doug Gilkey, AICP

As a Navy civilian, Doug managed large Base Realignment and Closure (BRAC) efforts that included NEPA/CEQA documentation for base transfers, CERCLA and RCRA for cleanup compliance, and he led negotiations for the transfer and sale of property valued at more than $200M. 

Doug has a proven history of successfully working with regulatory agencies across the west / pacific and co-authored an article in The Military Engineer titled “A Five-Step Plan to Improving Regulatory Relationships.” As a consultant, Doug managed multiple concurrent contracts with more than $400M capacity while effectively building coalitions between clients, government, and regulatory agencies.

“We are extremely excited to have Doug join our team in the Solana Beach office. Doug’s focused approach to client engagement will help us grow our business with a wide variety of clients on the west coast and beyond. Doug is already leading numerous strategic client initiatives and he has had a very positive impact after just one week!” said Cardno’s Government Services West Business Unit Manager, Kate Bartz.

Doug holds a BS in Biology & Environmental Science from Westminster College in Pennsylvania, a Masters in Public Administration (MPA) from Texas A&M University, and has been an American Planning Association certified Planner (American Institute of Certified Planners (AICP)) since 2004.

For more information contact:

Doug Gilkey
Program Manager
Phone: +1-858-314-6892

Kate Bartz
Western Business Unit Manager
Phone: +1-520-326-0951

Nancy Cline
Director Client Marketing & Communications
Phone: +1-813-664-4500