Larson Design Group Welcomes Program Manager to Columbus Office

Larson Design Group, a national architecture, engineering and planning firm headquartered in Williamsport, is pleased to announce the hiring of Jim Farabaugh, Program Manager, in our Columbus, OH office. Jim will serve as Program Manager for the grocery store market across the US, working closely with project managers to understand client challenges and goals and shaping services to meet them.  

With more than 20 years of experience in architectural design and program management, Jim is well-versed in delivering strategic professional services and design/development expertise that successfully realize a client’s vision for their project.  

“Retail Design is excited to have Jim join our team in Columbus. As we continue to grow there and across the country, his experience and knowledge of retail design brings additional services and skills that benefit our retail partners,” said Rob Gehr, AIA, NCARB, Vice President of Retail Design for LDG. 

In addition to securing program deliverables such as adherence to timeline, project scope and budget, Jim possesses a depth of experience in the organization and management of cross-functional teams that has helped him excel in his career and that he will bring to every client relationship with LDG. 

Founded in 1986, Larson Design Group is an award-winning national architecture, engineering and planning firm with 11 offices in four states and a vision to elevate client relationships, enrich the careers and lives of its employee-owners, and enhance the communities in which it operates. LDG’s Retail Design Division offers prototype design, interiors, building surveys, permitting, feasibility studies, planning and more. For more information, visit 

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