Jester Jones Schifer Architects, Ltd. Joins GPD Group

January 25, 2011 |

(Akron, OH – January 24, 2011) – GPD Group is excited to announce that Jester Jones Schifer Architects, a Marion-based architectural firm, has joined our firm, now enabling GPD Group to provide architectural services to the Central-Ohio market.
According to Thomas Jester, “GPD Group is a well respected and growing company. When they approached us, we recognized the advantages of joining their firm.  We are now part of a stronger, more versatile organization and look forward to continued growth and success as part of this team.”  Jester Jones Schifer Architects is an established architectural services firm that has been providing quality architectural services for their clients for over 30 years.  Combined with GPD Group’s eight engineering disciplines and an already strong architectural program that has served clients for over 50 years, this team will offer comprehensive architectural and engineering services to an even broader client base in the Central Ohio market.
With an already established architectural practice and a variety of engineering disciplines that include civil, mechanical, structural, and electrical engineering, GPD Group has strengthened its position in the Central-Ohio market.  “We are very pleased that Jester Jones Schifer Architects is now a part of GPD Group.  Their expertise and project management are well respected within the architectural community, we’re excited about our future together,” said David B. Granger, P.E., and President of GPD Group.
GPD Group, located in Akron, Cleveland, Columbus and Youngstown, Ohio, Atlanta, Georgia; Indianapolis, Indiana; Phoenix, Arizona; and Seattle, Washington is a professional services firm that specializes in engineering and architectural disciplines for diverse markets that include community facilities, education, housing, parks and recreation, power distribution, public works, retail commercial, site development, telecommunications, transportation and wireless systems.  For more information about GPD Group, visit them online at

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