ATLANTA, Georgia – (10.08.18) – Pond, an industry leader in planning, architecture, engineering and construction services, recently opened an office in Savannah, Georgia. With its headquarters in Peachtree Corners, and an office in Augusta, the new Savannah location strengthens Pond’s coverage across Georgia and brings specialized design and engineering expertise to the Coastal region.
Program Director Van Lynn, PE will manage Pond’s Savannah operations. Lynn, a Senior Associate, has over 19 years of experience in commissioning, engineering design and construction and project and program management. His experience in multiple building types will enable the Pond team to deliver personal, timely attention to clients.
Joining Van, with over 20 years of experience in the A/E/C industry, Business Development Manager Melissa Phillips will work with current and new clients to ensure the Pond team continues to deliver consistent, quality service. Phillips, a Savannah native, sits on the Board of Directors for Leadership Savannah, and Graduate Leadership Savannah. She is also involved with several local, state and national organizations.
Greg Skinner, AIA has committed his career as an architect to creating places that add value to society in the fields of education, commerce, and public places. Skinner believes in the enduring contribution that Architecture can make to improve the lives of its users, and how it’s a reflection of a community’s values and principles. Skinner is currently the AIA Savannah chapter president, and is passionate about volunteering with local schools and dedicating his time to Habitat for Humanity.
“Expanding our presence into the Savannah area was a logical step in providing our clients with the experience, expertise and responsiveness that make us industry leaders,” said Lynn.
Company-wide, Pond’s staff of 550+ professionals including experienced Architects, Engineers, Planners and Constructors work together to deliver remarkable results; emphasizing our personal commitment, innovation and integrity. With more capabilities and resources, the Pond team stands ready to execute high quality projects throughout the coastal Georgia region.
Pond was recently named ENR’s Southeast Design Firm of the Year, and is a technology-driven full-service engineering, architecture, planning and construction firm providing design solutions to government and private sector clients worldwide. With 25 locations throughout the US and overseas, Pond is one of the fastest growing A/E/C firms in the country and the largest A/E/C firm headquartered in Georgia. Our growing team is located at 49 Park of Commerce Way in Suite 203.