GROTH Design Group Announces the Hire of Two Education Industry Leaders, Continuing Firm Growth and Advancing Expertise in Sustainability
GROTH Design Group, Inc. today announced the hire Nathan Schieve and Robert Koehler as senior project managers, education market sector leaders. Schieve, AIA, NCARB, LEED AP BD+C, and Koehler, AIA, NCARB, will bolster the firm’s growing education studio and be responsible for overseeing its suite of architecture, planning, and interior design services for private, public, K-12, early childhood/daycare, and higher education clients.
“GROTH Design Group is in a season of tremendous growth, and we are excited to add Nathan and Robert as leaders in our education studio. Nathan and Robert come with a combined rich history of experience in the public and private school arenas and will be an incredible asset as the firm continues to grow this market,” said Mike Groth, managing partner. “We are especially excited to add Nathan and Robert’s respective prior expertise in sustainable building practices to further differentiate the firm’s education sector client services.”
Nathan Schieve will serve as senior project manager, education market sector leader, and joins GROTH Design Group’s growing Milwaukee office. He has more than nine years of experience, most recently serving in various advancing leadership roles at Bray Architects. Schieve has sustainability credentials as a LEED Accredited Professional in Building Design and Construction (LEED AP BD+C) from the Green Building Certification Institute. Notable prior project work includes the Forest Edge Elementary School, Oregon School District (Wis.), which is set to be confirmed as the first net-zero school in Wisconsin and named to The Daily Reporter’s 2018 Top Projects. Schieve received his Bachelor of Arts in Mathematics from Illinois Wesleyan University, and received his Master of Architecture from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee.
Robert Koehler will also serve as senior project manager, education market sector leader, and joins the firm’s Cedarburg, Wis., office. Koehler has more than 12 years of experience and most recently served as project architect with Hoffman Planning, Design & Construction, Inc. Notably, Koehler served as project team member for Holy Wisdom Monastery in Middleton, Wis., which is certified LEED Platinum and received the Wisconsin Green Building Alliance’s Sustainability & Energy Efficiency (Se2) Award. Koehler has been an active volunteer with Civil Air Patrol for more than 23 years, and currently serves as a Group Commander. He received his Bachelor of Science in Architectural Studies and Master of Architecture from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee.