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John Hardt_bw, OHM Advisors
John Hardt
Vice President of Architecture

A new executive leader with the firm in 2019, John oversees OHM Advisors’ multi-state architectural discipline with a focus on enhancing operations to accommodate projected growth. Over his 25 years of experience, he has led design teams across public and private sector markets including commercial and residential with special expertise in healthcare, where he was instrumental in multiple hospital design projects across the Midwest region.

John’s strong technical background grounded in design, zoning and real estate knowledge pairs with his innate project and people management skills to make him an exceptional leader. In his previous roles, he oversaw large architectural departments and talent groups responsible for multimillion-dollar revenue projects, ensuring success by consistently building highly skilled, cohesive teams and honing operational processes to deliver optimal project results.

A strong problem solver and critical thinker, John has authored guiding documents in the design field including a significant zoning regulation text for the planning of the Dublin Methodist Hospital and multiple content sections of Kaplan Education’s Architect’s Registration Exam (ARE) preparation materials. He is a former City of Dublin Planning and Zoning Commission member and an alumnus of Leadership Dublin.

As someone who has been on the client side of the table, I understand that the best service we can provide to our clients is to solve their most difficult problems. I also believe that “we’ve always done it this way” is the worst reason to do something.  That’s why I enjoy what we do – OHM brings multidisciplinary teams to the table to solve problems in fresh and creative ways.