Smith Planning Group is a fully-integrated design and engineering firm founded in 1989 in Athens, Georgia. Our team spans key disciplines including civil engineering, master planning, landscape architecture, urban design, and surveying. Our work is collaborative and we are committed to sustainable design solutions such as adaptive reuse and conservation development. SPG has built a reputation for outstanding design and community involvement. Our design process is focused on research and collaboration which allows us to design spaces that foster a sense of place. We welcome opportunities that offer complex and creative challenges. We work within specialized practice groups with complementary expertise to meet these challenges. For over 30 years, Smith Planning Group has had the privilege of working with a distinguished collection of clients in both public and private sectors such as universities, municipalities, non-profit groups, and private developers.

 


 
Bob Smith, PLA  Principal

Bob Smith, PLA

Principal

Aaron Bengochea  Design Associate

Aaron Bengochea

Design Associate

Casey Marbutt, BLA  Design Associate

Casey Marbutt, BLA

Design Associate

Ed Lane, PE  Director of Engineering

Ed Lane, PE

Director of Engineering

Margaret Graves, BLA  Design Associate / Marketing Manager

Margaret Graves, BLA

Design Associate / Marketing Manager

Patrick Perry, PLA  Landscape Architect / ISA Certified Arborist

Patrick Perry, PLA

Landscape Architect / ISA Certified Arborist

Joseph Bates, BLA  Design Associate

Joseph Bates, BLA

Design Associate

Mary Fenwick Grovenstein, BLA / MHP  Design Associate / Architectural Historian

Mary Fenwick Grovenstein, BLA / MHP

Design Associate / Architectural Historian

Chris Prescott, PLA  Landscape Architect

Chris Prescott, PLA

Landscape Architect

Jason Ruark, EIT  Project Engineer

Jason Ruark, EIT

Project Engineer

Wes Ryals, ASLA  Design Associate

Wes Ryals, ASLA

Design Associate

Hannah Smith  Studio Manager

Hannah Smith

Studio Manager

Aaron Blomberg, RLS  Director of Surveying

Aaron Blomberg, RLS

Director of Surveying

Karrie Dunn  Office Manager

Karrie Dunn

Office Manager

Jeremy Massey  Survey Technician

Jeremy Massey

Survey Technician

Luke Breedlove  Survey Technician

Luke Breedlove

Survey Technician

Wesley Huffmaster  Survey Technician

Wesley Huffmaster

Survey Technician

Terri Rowland  Office Manager

Terri Rowland

Office Manager

Lucky Chiang  CAD Technician

Lucky Chiang

CAD Technician

Ben Ledford  Survey Crew Chief

Ben Ledford

Survey Crew Chief

 
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