Gregs Thomopulos, P.E., F.ASCE is Chairman
and Chief Executive Officer of Stanley Consultants, Inc. He is the recipient the
2011 Outstanding Projects and Leaders (OPAL) award for lifetime achievement in management.
Thomopulos began his career with Stanley Consultants as an intern in 1965, and has since risen through the ranks to become chairman and chief executive officer. He became president in 1987, and during his tenure, the company grew from 236 employees to 1,700; net revenue grew from $11.5 million to $184 million, a compounded average annual rate of 15 percent over a period of 20 years.
During his career spanning more than 45 years, Thomopulos has led a number of Stanley Consultants’ international projects—in Asia, Africa, the Middle East, the Caribbean as well as in the United States. Some his many projects around the world include: water and waste water treatment plants in Egypt and Jordan, a deep water port in Malaysia and highways and bridges in Liberia.
Thomopulos currently serves as the president of the International Federation of Consulting Engineers (FIDIC). He is also on the boards of the University of Kansas School of Engineering, the University of Iowa Foundation, Kansas University Endowment Association and is an ASCE fellow. Thomopulos has a master’s degree in structural engineering and structural mechanics from the University of California at Berkeley and a bachelor’s degree in civil engineering from the University of Kansas. He was awarded an Honorary Doctor of Science degree from the University of Iowa in 2010. He is a resident of Iowa City, Iowa.