GHT Celebrates Frank Becker’s Retirement

September 12, 2013 – After 34 years of helping to build GHT into one of the top MEP Consulting Firms in the DC Metro Area, Frank Becker, PE is retiring to his home in Hawaii. He provided electrical engineering design for many high profile projects in his career, including the National Geographic Society Headquarters, The Homer Building, and Federal Office Building (FOB) 8, home of the Architect of the Capitol. Most recently, Frank has served as a go-to resource for ENERGY STAR® Benchmarking to local property managers and building engineers.

“I feel very confident about the future of GHT in the hands of its current leaders,” says Frank. He continues, “I would like to sincerely thank our clients for the opportunity to work together over the past three decades. The many years of fun and friendship have been incredible. Best wishes to you all in your future endeavors. Mahalo!”

“Frank is highly respected as a leader and mentor at GHT and in the industry. His technical guidance and advice on building relationships has been exceptional,” says President Paul O’Brien, PE, LEED AP ID+C. He continues, “We will implement those lessons for years to come and continue his legacy of innovative design and attentive client service. Frank will be greatly missed, and we wish him all the best in his retirement!”

Over the past year, Jeffrey Salay, PE, LEED AP, Principal and Building Systems Studio Leader, has coordinated with Frank to take over his ENERGY STAR® Benchmarking services. Jeffrey offers 19 years of experience with mechanical engineering design, building systems assessments and feasibility studies, and energy management solutions. Jeffrey can be reached at 703.243.1200 or

Senior Principal John Wozney, PE, LEED AP, has assumed Frank’s role as Electrical Discipline Leader for GHT. John offers 27 years of experience with electrical engineering design and studies, and leads the firm’s peer review efforts. He is an International Code Council (ICC) Certified Electrical Plans Examiner / Code Inspector and registered Peer Reviewer in Fairfax County, VA. John can be reached at 703.243.1200 or