Archives June 2014

MSG Participates in the 'Race for the Place'

"A journey of a thousand miles begins with but a single step."  ~ Unknown


The Mannik & Smith Group, Inc. (MSG) had over 30 employees join the 10,000+ participants by running, walking or volunteering in the 'Race for the Place' event earlier this month at Beachwood Place Mall. The race takes place every year on National Cancer Survivors Day (observed the first Sunday in June) in support of The Gathering Place — a community-based cancer support center. In addition to celebrating life and the lives of Louis Stratigakos and Jim Hamilton, two of our own, Team MSG also celebrated exceeding their fundraising goal and helping The Gathering Place raise more than $325,000!
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MSG Selected as 2014 Top Workplace in NE Ohio


The Mannik & Smith Group, Inc. (MSG) is pleased and humbled to announce that it has been selected as a 2014 Top Workplace in Northeast Ohio by the Cleveland Plain Dealer and was among the Top 5 of Small Sized Companies. This designation means that MSG is one of the best places to be employed in Northeast Ohio.

The Top Workplaces are determined based solely on employee feedback. The employee survey is conducted by WorkplaceDynamics, LLP, a leading research firm on organizational health and employee engagement.

"Being selected by our employees as a Top Work Place reaffirms what you know when you join MSG. This is a special place because of the people who have made us one of the premier consultants in our industry. These same employees have gained us the respect of our clients and our peers and created a vibrant culture that's contagious. Once exposed, you'll want to be part of The Mannik & Smith Group!" — Mark Smoley, PE, LEED AP (Senior Vice President)

Technical skill, relationships and leadership are the foundation of MSG and have been not only a tradition, but a way of doing business for nearly 60 years. Today, more than ever, people are the heart of the company. Knowledgeable and technically savvy associates create the ability to positively impact the value of projects. Comprehensive services — along with talented and dedicated professionals create a benchmark for consulting firms in the Midwest.

As one of Engineering News–Record's Top 500 Design Firms, MSG employs a talented staff of more than 230 professionals and provides integrated planning, design, engineering and construction solutions to their clients from offices throughout Ohio and Michigan. For more information on MSG, visit us at

The Plain Dealer published the complete list of Top Workplaces on June 15th. To see the full list, go to: