Gresham Smith Named a Best Place to Work in Louisville

June 24, 2020

Gresham Smith has been named one of Louisville Business First’s 2020 Best Places to Work. Honored in the “small” workplace category, the recognition was based on feedback received from the firm’s 17 Louisville employees when asked questions in several categories, including the firm’s culture, team effectiveness and trust in senior leadership.

“We take immense pride in our firm’s culture. It’s shaped by our people who care for each other while embracing the opportunity to provide creative solutions that better our community,” said Mike Sewell, P.E., L.C.I., Gresham Smith Louisville Office Leader. “Our team is also driven to be a part of industry, civic and charitable organizations to give back and help our city continue to thrive. We know that the success of our projects stems from the success of our people, which is why we’re committed to creating a workplace where our employees feel supported and fulfilled, both personally and professionally.”

Headquartered in Nashville, Tennessee, Gresham Smith has had a presence in Louisville since 1995. Locally, the team specializes in providing engineering, landscape architecture and planning services for a variety of clients. The office’s recent projects include a master plan for the City’s Broadway corridor, improvements to the Olmsted Parkways, a new Mercedes-Benz dealership, a master plan for the City’s Muhammed Ali Boulevard, upgrades to the Urban Bike Network, and a plan to reconnect residents with Beargrass Creek .

The firm is active in civic and community groups, and proudly supports numerous organizations, including Louisville Metro United Way, the Kentucky Cabinet for Health and Family Services, and the Olmsted Parks Conservancy. The office regularly participates in the city’s PARK(ing) Day, helping reimagine parking spots as usable public space.

This award is the latest in a growing list of workplace and culture accolades. The firm was also named a top place to work by the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Baton Rouge Business ReportBirmingham Business Journal, Charlotte Business Journal, Nashville Business Journal and Tampa Bay Business Journal.