Mrs. Sanders has worked for Eustis Engineering for 27 years rising through the ranks of the engineering department under four prior presidents.
As of 20 April 2020, Gwendolyn P. Sanders succeeded John R. Eustis as the seventh President in Eustis Engineering’s 74-year history. Mrs. Sanders previously served as the manager of Eustis Engineering’s engineering department since 2004 and has served on the Board of Directors since 1998. She also functions as a mentor to the engineering staff.
Considering her experience with Eustis Engineering, a leading Gulf Coast geotechnical firm, Mrs. Sanders has extensive experience in soft soils and working on projects in coastal Louisiana and Mississippi.
Mrs. Sanders has been involved in and managed every aspect of a geotechnical engineering project, namely developing appropriate scopes of work for projects, planning and coordinating the field investigation, assigning laboratory testing, performing geotechnical engineering analyses, collecting and processing geotechnical field instrumentation data, preparing detailed reports with engineering analyses and recommendations, reviewing reports prepared by other professionals, and consulting with clients.
Over the years, Mrs. Sanders has been involved with more than 2,500 projects in some capacity. In 2017, she served as program advisor for the Deep Foundations Institute’s 42nd Annual Conference. That same year, Mrs. Sanders was named one of the 50 Women of the Year by New Orleans’ City Business. She was also honored in January 2020 at the University of New Orleans 25 luncheon which recognizes and celebrates 25 high-impact businesses or organizations that are owned or led by UNO alumni.
“I am honored to serve as the next President of Eustis Engineering and am excited about the possibilities we can achieve as a company.”