Paul Gregoire, PEChief Operating Officer
Paul joined Globetrotters as COO in January 2020 after a 27-year career in the public sector as a senior engineer with the Illinois Department of Transportation. During the last five years with IDOT, Paul served as Bureau Chief of Construction overseeing more than 300 projects valued at roughly $500 million annually throughout a six-county region and the City of Chicago.
Paul is also a veteran of the U.S. Air Force Reserves, where he served for nearly 23 years. Paul earned the rank of Captain, and led planning, staffing, budgeting, and operations of Civil Engineering organizations throughout the National Guard and Reserves. He retired in 2010.
Licensed as a Professional Engineer by the State of Illinois, Paul received a B.S. in Civil Engineering from the University of Illinois Chicago. In addition to spending time (and an occasional vacation to Disneyland) with his wife and two children, Paul enjoys mentoring Chicago public high school students in STEM. He is also an organizer of and judge in an annual student bridge design-and-build competition.
I love being part of building the infrastructure of my city. We are managing multiple, multi-million dollar projects and we pride ourselves on being problem solvers.