Leadership 2017-03-20T19:26:09+00:00


Throughout the firm’s advancement from a start-up small business to 8(a) program participation to 8(a) graduation, LGC’s leadership has remained constant. Many of the executives, managers, and support and field staff have been together since the beginning providing stability, continuity, and familiarity with projects and clients.

<strong>Avinash Rachmale</strong>
Avinash RachmaleChairman
LGC Global is led by Mr. Avinash Rachmale who also founded Lakeshore Engineering Services, Inc., a company which grew to earn over $630 million dollars in revenue at a time when the reconstruction efforts in the Middle East were at their peak.  He is a Civil Engineering grad from Wayne State University and a member of the prestigious WSU School of Engineering Hall of Fame the American Society of Civil Engineers, and the National Society of Professional Engineers. With over 30 years’ experience in building and real estate services, Mr. Rachmale continues to be a pillar in his community and an important public figure who provides the City of Detroit and many military installations across the US with premier construction services to help accomplish their goals.
<strong>Shashidhar Shastri</strong>
Shashidhar ShastriPresident and CEO
Mr. Shastri has 31 years of program and project management experience in the design and construction of large-scale power plants and other industrial facilities in both the U.S. and overseas. Mr. Shastri has worked on a variety of power generation projects including the design and construction of boilers, turbines, and other ancillary equipment. His experience includes fossil fuel, biomass, oil and gas, and nuclear power plants. As President and CEO of LGC Global Inc., Mr. Shastri oversees all ongoing projects ensuring client satisfaction while closely monitoring resource allocation, schedule adherence, cost control, and quality of performance.
<strong>George Rayes</strong>
George RayesProject Manager
Mr. Rayes possesses more than 30 years of construction, project management, and design experience providing construction management and engineering services to municipal and institutional clients on various types of utility and infrastructure projects. His specialty disciplines include civil engineering, water distribution systems, and water treatment systems, with a strong emphasis in the performance of construction management. For more than 25 years Mr. Rayes performed civil and environmental engineering consulting services as an employee of the Detroit Water and Sewerage Department.
<strong>Elizabeth Scalzo</strong>
Elizabeth ScalzoProposal Manager
Ms. Scalzo possesses more than 18 years’ experience in residential and commercial construction including due diligence documentation, permitting, site utilities, regulatory compliance, and procedural development. Her government contracting experience includes 8 years in proposal management and contract administration roles with firms representing numerous socio-economic categories. As Proposal Manager, Elizabeth leads proposal efforts in the Federal, State, and Municipal Government arenas. She is also responsible for ensuring compliance with client bid and proposal requirements.