ATLANTA – (02.04.20) – Pond, an industry leader in engineering, architecture, planning and construction services, is pleased to announce the addition of Colonel, USAF (Ret.) Gary Dorman as Air Force Program Manager. Col. Dorman is responsible for engaging with Air Force clients in the U.S. and abroad to understand how Pond’s extensive design and construction capabilities can help solve their toughest challenges.
Prior to joining Pond, Col. Dorman served as Commander of the 1st Special Operations Mission Support Group in Hurlburt Field, Florida, supporting America’s Air Commandos of the 1st Special Operations Wing and Headquarters, Air Force Special Operations Command, and culminating a distinguished 24-year military career. Gary’s previous experience includes headquarters tours at the Office of the Secretary of Defense, the Office of the Air Force Civil Engineer, and two major commands. He also brings a wealth of international experience, including squadron commands in both Europe and the Pacific.
Colonel Dorman entered the Air Force in February 1991 as a distinguished graduate of the Air Force Reserve Officer Training Corps program at the University of Michigan. Col. Dorman’s further educational achievements include a Master of Arts in International Relations and a Master of Science in National Security and Resource Strategy.
A highly decorated officer, Col. Dorman is the recipient of the Legion of Merit, the Defense Superior Service Medal, the Meritorious Service Medal with 5 oak leaf clusters and several other awards.
Outside of his professional service, Col. Dorman is a dedicated veteran’s advocate and actively supports several non-profit organizations that support military members transitioning out of service.
“I’m proud to join a firm that will allow me to continue to support the Air Force mission,” said Col. Dorman. “I’m excited to be part of such a high-performing, professional team focused on delivering results to our military partners.”
Pond was recently named Southeast Design Firm of the Year by ENR and is ranked #107 of ENR’s Top 500 Design Firms List. Pond is a technology-driven full-service engineering, architecture, planning, and construction firm providing design solutions to defense, government, corporate and private clients worldwide. With locations throughout the U.S. and overseas, Pond is one of the fastest growing A/E/C firms in the country.