Meet the Associate: Bryan Grome, PLA
The MSP Associate Program has been created for the purpose of identifying leadership, excellence and performance within our organization and to reward individuals whose performance excels in areas deemed vital to our continued successful operation. The Associate Program is designed to broaden selected individuals’ understanding of and contribution to the success of MSP and to reward those selected for their contributions to that end. The Associate Program recognizes leadership potential as well as individual achievements; however, the optimal environment within MSP remains one of teamwork and collaboration amongst all departments.
Associate Program includes Andrea Fullbeck Andrew Dodds, Bryan Grome, Emily Lubbers, and Louis Hanser II.
When did you come to MSP?
What is your role at MSP and what are your job responsibilities?
Associate Landscape Architect. My responsibilities are to complete a project from start to finish, from RFQ to project closeout, and everything in between. Within the office, I am part of the Culture Committee, Career Path Committee, Cursor Committee, and Fun Committee. I also head the Co-Op program for the Landscape Architecture department.
How long have you worked within this industry?
What does being an associate mean to you?
Getting nominated as an associate is a sense of pride and increased responsibility to advance MSP and continue the ongoing history of the company.
What is your favorite part about your job?
My favorite part of my job is the diverse project we work on daily. At MSP we are not stuck in one niche, we have a vast portfolio of projects from all different entities.
During your time at MSP what has been the coolest project you’ve worked on so far?
Rumpke Headquarters. I saw the project form initial site visit, to full design and buildout. This was one of the first projects I had a full part in design where nothing was cut back due to budget constraints.
Tell us something most people would be surprised to learn about you?
I brew my own beer and wine. I currently have 5 different varieties of wine all from homegrown fruit.
What is something that you enjoy doing outside of work?
Gardening, hunting, fishing, hiking and pretty much anything outdoors.
How has your career grown since starting at MSP?
Starting at MSP I was not a licensed Landscape Architect. I have since become licensed in Ohio, became a Senior Landscape Architect and Team Manager, now have been promoted to an Associate.
What makes you proud to work at MSP?
The people, the history, and the quality of work.
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