The Site Selectors Guild has announced the addition of one new full member and the advancement of one associate member to full member status. The Guild, the only association of the world’s foremost professional site selection consultants, is now comprised of 57 full members, three associate members and two emeritus members.
Guild membership is the highest standard in the site selection industry. All members must be actively engaged as site selection professionals and adhere to the Code of Conduct established by the Site Selectors Guild. At least seven years of site location experience is required of full members and three years’ experience is required of associate members.
“The Site Selectors Guild’s esteemed membership is being strengthened by these new and advancing members,” said Charlie Jewell, managing director of the Site Selectors Guild. “I look forward to the experience and expertise they will bring to support the Guild’s mission and program offerings.”
Matt Szuhaj, membership chair for the Guild, added, “Guild members are peer-nominated, vetted and must demonstrate significant professional location advisory experience. Our new and advancing members are impressive colleagues, and I’m thrilled to announce their membership.”
New full member:
Courtney Dunbar is the director of site selection for Burns & McDonnell. As a certified community planner and economic developer, she has led the planning and positioning of over 60 industrial sites throughout the U.S. Over the course of her 25-year career, she has completed site selection work for companies within the foods, consumer products, general manufacturing, aerospace, and data center segments. Additionally, Courtney is a board member and faculty instructor of land and infrastructure development for the University of Oklahoma’s Economic Development Institute.
Advancing associate to full member:
Taylor Gravois is a principal at CSRS, Inc., drawing on his 20 years of experience as a civil engineer and land surveyor in performing site selection, site due diligence, and site development project delivery for both large and small facilities, economic development, and infrastructure projects. Taylor’s site selection experience ranges from heavy industrial to distribution centers and office headquarters, with a strong focus on large scale, highly complex petrochemical and refining projects. Recently, Taylor has focused on the renewable energy industry including projects for renewable diesel and aviation fuel, blue/green hydrogen, blue/green ammonia, wind energy, solar energy, and carbon capture and sequestration for fossil-based projects.
About the Site Selectors Guild
The Site Selectors Guild is the only association of the world’s foremost professional site selection consultants. Guild members provide location strategy to corporations across the globe and for every industry, sector, and function. Founded in 2010, the Site Selectors Guild is dedicated to advancing the profession of international business location strategy and corporate site selection by promoting integrity, objectivity and professional development. Members are peer-nominated, vetted, and must demonstrate significant professional location advisory experience. In the past three years alone, Guild members facilitated the announced creation of approximately 165,000 jobs and $90 billion in announced capital investment. Guild membership is the highest standard in the site selection industry. For more information, visit siteselectorsguild.com or follow @siteselectguild on Twitter.