Gurney has over 13 years of experience with cost research with PRICE®, where he leads the hardware team. He spends much of his time researching and designing costing solutions for emerging technologies, most recently for Common Elements, IT/electronic system deployment projects, additive manufacturing (3D printing), and future rotorcraft concepts and technologies. He speaks frequently at conferences on subjects of new cost research and general cost estimating. Gurney graduated with a B.S. in Systems Engineering from the University of Virginia in 2007.