Close up of client putting at Garmann Miller's booth at OSBA 2022 trade show

Talk About a Hole in One

KShaner News

Another Ohio School Boards Association Capital Conference is in the books, Nov. 13-15, and from what attendees are saying, Garmann Miller’s custom putting green was on par. Each year, a new interactive component is debuted at its 30-foot trade-show booth. The display is part of an overall brand strategy to convey GM’s culture, provide a memorable experience to conference-goers and …


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The Garmann Miller team is committed to creating innovative design solutions for sustainable buildings. One way our team accomplishes this goal is by following U.S. Green Building Council’s (USGBC) LEED for schools rating system and to ensure the buildings we design achieve LEED certification. LEED is a recognized symbol of sustainability achievement, and LEED certified buildings have been proven to …

Garmann Miller signs saying 2022 Best Firm to Work For

Culture is No. 1 for us

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At Garmann Miller, our aim is to provide our team with more than just a workplace. We believe in creating a culture that not only attracts new talent but that builds an environment in which people want to stay and work together to impact the communities we serve. One of the ways this happens is by offering employee benefits that …

Two GM team members hold best firm sign


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Garmann Miller was established 29 years ago on three guiding principles: 1) Deliver exceptional service; 2) Produce quality design; and 3) Always do what’s right. This client-first approach, introduced by our founders Brad Garmann and Bruce Miller, continues to serve the firm as a foundation for success. In 2022, Garmann Miller earned Best Firms to Work For honors again by …


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Garmann Miller congratulates team member Chad Schroer who recently passed his Professional Engineering examination and is now a licensed Professional Engineer in the state of Ohio. To qualify for the PE exam, Schroer passed the Fundamentals of Engineering exam in June 2020 and met the minimum requirement of having four years engineering experience with an EAC/ABET-accredited degree. In honor of …

Garmann Miller Building Drone Image

Up, up and away

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Garmann Miller reached new heights after recently investing in new equipment: a DJI Matrice 300 with a Zenmuse P1 camera. In layman’s terms, a drone. This high-tech device has capabilities to map project sites, create mesh models and point clouds, and perform inspections. Additionally, the drone allows the team to capture project photography from a bird’s eye view. This equipment …

Scholarship Winners Announced

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Garmann Miller has named Norwalk High School senior Shyanne Moser the recipient of a $1,000 scholarship, while Claire Lamm, a senior at Minster High School, was awarded $500 in the firm’s annual Game Changers Scholarship program. The funds help finance higher education for graduating seniors who are seeking careers in professional design. Moser plans to attend Mount Vernon Nazarene University …

Garmann Miller Graphic May Fourth Be With You


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We just clicked with our clients at the Ohio School Board Association’s 2021 Capital Conference. So much so that Garmann Miller was recognized by SMPS Heartland Regional Conference as the first-place winner for Promotional Campaign during the event’s Pinnacle Awards ceremony held April 28, 2022, in Milwaukee. The award honored the strategy and execution of the marketing team’s OSBA event …

Rebecca Backs at front office of GM

Garmann Miller hires two professionals

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Garmann Miller recently hired two professionals to its award-winning design and planning team: Jacob Roberts, designer, and Rebecca Backs, administrative assistant. Both team members will be based in the firm’s Minster office. “We believe Rebecca and Jacob fit our client-first culture, and we’re excited to have them on board,” said CEO Eric Baltzell. “They add smart design and organizational solutions …

Rick is on a mission

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At Garmann Miller, our mechanical engineers and designers work behind the scenes ensuring people are safe, warm and dry in their environment. However, they are not simply helping the community by providing building designs. GM designers give back their talent to our clients, and communities in other ways. Take for example Rick Gilbert. Rick, a professional engineer, was one of …