About Michael Gartenberg
Michael Gartenberg earned his Master of Construction Management Degree from Washington University in 1990 and his Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering Degree from the University of Missouri in 1983. Having worked in the public, private, and academic sectors, Michael brings a wealth of construction and engineering management experience to his leadership of GCC. He has served as Director of Engineering and Facilities of the St. Louis Zoological Park, City Engineer/Director of Public Works/Building Commissioner/Floodplain Administrator of several cities including Crestwood, Ladue, Olivette, Frontenac Missouri, National Construction Coordinator of Edison Brothers Stores Apparel Division and as Construction Inspector for the Missouri Highway and Transportation Department.
In addition to his role at GCC, Michael has served as an Affiliate Professor in the Master of Construction Management Degree Program of the Department of Civil Engineering at Washington University and is a Certified Missouri Safety Consultant. His participation in professional organizations have included the International Code Council, American Society of Civil Engineers, Technical Advisory Service for Attorneys, American Arbitration Association, International Facilities Management Association, National Society of Professional Engineers, Missouri Society of Professional Engineers, American Public Works Association and American Association of Zoological Parks and Aquariums. Michael’s participation in community organizations have included City of Olivette Missouri Tax Increment Financing Committee, Jewish Community Center Board of Directors, Solomon Schechter Day School of St. Louis Board of Directors and Facilities Committee, Traditional Congregation Board of Directors and Building and Grounds Committee, National Council of Jewish Women Advisory Board, Crown Center for Senior Living Board of Directors and Kol Rinah Synagogue Board of Directors and Facilities Committee.