Gregory K. McKnight


Senior Vice President of Operations


Gregory McKnight has over 42 years of extensive experience delivering multi-disciplinary professional services in the AEC industry. As the Senior Vice President of Operations and a member of the executive leadership team, he is responsible for overseeing key Operations functions, including Sales, Field Operations, the Project Management Office, and the implementation of the Management Operating System. Gregory’s leadership in this role will help the regions and business units accelerate their growth. His proven track record of growing revenue and sales at SAM, along with his deep understanding of the organization’s capabilities and culture, solidifies his position as a cornerstone leader within the company.

Gregory previously directed and oversaw the business development strategies for SAM. Through collaboration with office managers, market leads, client champions, discipline leaders, and business development staff, he led the annual strategic planning process, market analysis and strategic resource planning, and the management and tracking of SAM’s growth strategies and initiatives.

His favorite SAM core value is People. He believes that people are the foundation of company success and has spent his career mentoring, developing, and creating opportunities for individuals to grow and succeed in our industry.