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Earl E. Gales, Jr.
Chairman/CEO, Jenkins/Gales & Martinez, Inc.

Cal Poly Pomona

B.S. Urban Planning (1972)
  • Leads Jenkins/Gales & Martinez, Inc., a comprehensive architectural, program and construction management firm serving Southern California, and most recently Beijing, China. Founded in 1981, it is today one of the largest minority-owned certified firms in the field.
  • JGM consists of more than 100 professionals who specialize in program, project and construction management, urban planning and architectural design in the fields of transportation infrastructure, civic, educational, institutional, residential and commercial facilities.
  • Played a significant role in the revitalization of the Los Angeles region including directing or partnering on important civic projects including the redevelopment of the Bunker Hill District, the Staples Center, the LA Convention Center and Exposition Park, as well as underserved communities throughout Los Angeles and Orange County.
  • JGM is a leader in major construction programs for K-12, higher education, and mass transportation in Southern California. The firm continues to provide planning, architectural design and program and construction management services for some of the largest education construction programs and the largest LEED building programs in the United States.
  • Involved in a wide variety of medical projects in the underserved region of South Central Los Angeles over the past two decades and continues to be a leader in the design of healthcare facilities for the underserved.
  • Participant in Meeting of the Minds, which identifies breakthrough policies and practices that enable institutions and systems to become smarter and more resilient with the goal of accelerating the emergence of sustainable cities around the globe.

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