Gary E. Loesch

H2M COO Named Chair of national ACEC trust

Gary E. Loesch, P.E., DEE is named the chair of the American Council of Engineering Companies Business Insurance Trust (ACEC BIT).   Loesch is the Chief Operating Officer (COO) of H2M architects + engineers.

Over the last 20 years, Mr. Loesch has been active with ACEC at both state and national levels. He has been part of the Trust for the last five years, and will be serving a three-year term as Chair.

Loesch has held numerous senior-level positions during his 40-year tenure with H2M, including director of technical services and executive vice president. He was promoted to COO in 2013 and is responsible for leading the firm’s technical divisions. He develops and implements the firm’s risk management and project manager training programs, emphasizing growth and enhancing operations.

The ACEC Business Insurance Trust is guided by practicing engineers with vast experience dealing with the issues faced daily in practice management. The trustees meet on a regular basis on matters relevant to members’ practices with the goal of advancing the practice and meeting the insurance needs of ACEC Member Firms.

ACEC consists of council members – numbering more than 5,000 firms representing more than 500,000 employees throughout the country – who are engaged in a wide range of engineering works that propel the nation’s economy, and enhance and safeguard America’s quality of life. These works allow Americans to drink clean water, enjoy a healthy life, take advantage of new technologies, and travel safely and efficiently. The Council’s mission is to contribute to America’s prosperity and welfare by advancing the business interests of member firms.

Loesch is a resident of Sayville, where he has managed and coached in both the Sayville Little League and the Baymen Soccer League.  He holds two degrees from Cornell University, a Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering and a Master of Engineering degree, as well as a Master’s degree in Business Administration from Adelphi University.

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