Keith Kuzio, PE

President & CEO

The values-based culture and employee ownership mentality make us different from other firms. We are good stewards of our clients' projects, meaning we deliver a high quality experience and results based on our genuine interest in our clients' project outcomes.

Keith Kuzio, PE

President & CEO

Keith S. Kuzio – civil engineer, entrepreneur and CEO – has presided over the transformation of Larson Design Group into a nationally emerging, award-winning firm which consistently ranks in the ENR 500 and is widely admired for its quality, projects and talent. His great professional passions are leadership development, change management and community stewardship.

Under Keith’s leadership, LDG transitioned to an ESOP employee-ownership model in 2002. Since then, annual revenue growth has averaged 12 percent and the enterprise value of the firm has grown at an average of 19 percent per year. With roots in surveying, transportation and civil engineering in Williamsport, the firm has expanded to 300 employees in 10 offices in four states and entered new markets in energy, facilities engineering, retail design and federal services. LDG has served clients in 43 of the 48 states in the continental United States.

Keith is widely sought as a presenter and is the author of “Top 21 Reflections on Leadership.” He is a board director of UPMC Susquehanna; Cargas Systems, an employee-owned technology firm in Lancaster, PA; and The Fund for Northern Tier Development, a regional organization of CEOs that advocates for growth and development of assets in Potter, Tioga and Bradford County, PA; trustee of the YWCA of Northcentral PA; and board chair of the regional Susquehanna Health Foundation.

During his career, Keith has:

  • Led, developed and implemented three-to-five-year strategic plans and five to 20-year master planning programs.
  • Developed and trained clients and community leaders on leadership, entrepreneurship, employee ownership, strategic planning, scenario planning and change management to achieve sustained growth and success.
  • Aligned organizational vision with available resources and prioritized initiatives to meet short, intermediate and long-range goals for performance improvement, growth and successful business outcomes.
  • Organized and assembled internal and external resources and teams to effectively and efficiently implement capital construction programs.
  • Guided clients and organizations through complex zoning and planning processes associated with economic development.
  • Developed community and industrial property assets to retain and create new jobs and attract businesses that spur regional economic growth.
  • Developed strategy and led annual fundraising campaigns and multi-year capital campaigns yielding results of $1.3 million to $20 million.
  • Provided advocacy for architecture, engineering and construction industry causes at the local, state and national level via the LDG PAC and trade organization government affairs efforts.
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