Formed in 1948 by Lewis Hixson, P.E., Hixson is a firm which has been built on a foundation of technical expertise and service. Through the years, Hixson has grown both in the disciplines they offer and in the geographies they serve. Because of this growth, Hixson today is a thriving company listed in the top 1% of A/E firms in the United States.  Hixson takes pride in having impenetrable client loyalty, and contributing to the community in creative ways.

We are a multinational architectural design firm focused on innovating the essential building blocks of our communities – housing, healthcare, education, and cultural venues. At GBBN we are…Designing for Life


Eagle Realty Group is a wholly owned subsidiary of Western & Southern Financial Group. We are an investor as a principal in the new structured equity investments; offer asset management on new equity and debt portfolios; and consulting.

Megen Construction Company was founded in 1993 by Evans Nwankwo. After coming from Nigeria to attend Texas A&M University, Evans had 12 successful years with one of the largest construction firms in the country, but he dreamed of owning his own business. He struck out on his own in 1993, starting Megen Construction Company in the basement of his home. From that start, and his first $350,000 project, Megen Construction has grown to over 30 construction professionals working out of offices located in Cincinnati, Ohio, managing construction projects valued at over $65 Million. Today Megen Construction Company is respected for its commitment to quality, integrity, diversity and teamwork. The award-winning firm has been involved in unique and important projects throughout the country. We’ve earned our reputation as a respected and ethical construction manager because our professionals are deeply committed to our mission – Delivering Encore Construction Experiences.

Founded in 1901, SHP Leading Design has evolved from a sole proprietorship to the diverse, multidisciplinary and national design practice we are today. SHP offers a complete line of planning, architecture, interior design, engineering, construction administration and facilities management services.


J.S. Held is a global consulting firm providing specialized technical, scientific, financial, and advisory services. Their team brings together years of unrivaled expertise and unparalleled service to deliver comprehensive solutions to their clients. Driven by client-centric values, J.S. Held consultants constantly seek new and innovative ways to serve their clients and enrich their industry.


Champlin’s roots run deep in Cincinnati. After the leaders of the three-generation firm that was started in 1895 decided to leave the profession, two prolific architects within that firm took the helm: Russ Champlin and Bob Haupt. Champlin/Haupt Architects, Inc. was started in 1978 and the newly formed firm kept the commitment to the Cincinnati region and continued the tradition of excellent architectural services. After a rebranding process in the 2000’s, a new name was decided upon: Champlin Architecture. 

Today, Champlin is thriving in several areas across the region with a headquarters in downtown Cincinnati, and offices in Dayton, Ohio; Indianapolis, Indiana; Lexington, Kentucky; and Toledo, Ohio, and continues to take pride in providing clients with creative design services and commitment to top notch service.

Successful sustainable building projects demand a higher level of expertise. CMTA Consulting Engineers has been leading the way for years, with schools, hospitals, sports facilities, government buildings, and other high-performance buildings that consistently meet and exceed their energy goals. Unlike firms that employ a handful of people with some knowledge of sustainable facilities, CMTA’s design teams are staffed with LEED® Accredited Professionals. You’ll have a tough time finding professional mechanical, electrical and plumbing engineers with more experience in Net Zero Engineering, too.

Our Net Zero engineers work collaboratively with engineers and contractors, using REVIT, state-of-the-art Building Information Modeling (BIM) technology to deliver the long-term sustainable performance and comfortable environments owners expect.

HGC Construction is a national construction services company focused on providing outstanding results for our clients. We relentlessly work to match your passion, exceed your needs, and deliver on our promises. We achieve this through heightened communication, outstanding service, and an acute attention to detail. At HGC, we take a long view and see the world differently. Our commitment to you never ends. We stand behind our work and get the job done right every time. Doing so has been part of HGC’s culture for over eighty-five years.

Established in 1993, the Kleingers Group provides place-based design solutions for a wide range of public, private, institutional and corporate clients.  Kleingers Groups focuses on providing site civil engineering, transportation engineering, land surveying, landscape architecture, and community planning services.




At KZF Design, we help our clients design better futures. Our team of more than 70 architects, engineers, interior designers and urban planners have created landmarks across the country and around the world.

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Messer specializes in managing, developing and performing complex commercial construction in the communities in which we live and work, and delivering value to our clients through quality construction experiences. Founded in 1932, Messer’s track record of success can be traced to past and present architectural icons and institutions located across the Midwest and Southeast that foster healing, learning, service, and innovation.



Turner Construction Company provides building services to clients who value diligence, resourcefulness and creativity in a partner. They maintain a network of offices in North America and around the globe, with a staff of 5,000 employees who work on more than 1,200 projects each year. With $8 billion in annual construction volume, they rank first or second in the industry’s major market segments. As a North America-based, international company, they are able to offer clients the accessibility and support of a local firm with the stability and resources of a multi-national organization.

First Financial Bank has been in the business of client service and success for almost 150 years. With more than 100 banking centers in Ohio, Kentucky and Indiana, they combine world-class financial expertise with personal community service that builds lifelong relationships.

Skanska is one of the largest, most financially sound construction and development companies in the U.S., serving a broad range of clients including those in transportation, power, industrial, water/wastewater, healthcare, education, sports, data centers, government, aviation and commercial.

RCF (River City Furniture) was the result of a 2003 joint venture between Carl Satterwhite and Scott Robertson, created with the help of the Minority Business Accelerator, a program housed by the Greater Cincinnati Chamber of Commerce. RCF was the first joint venture that the MBA helped facilitate. As a nationally certified MBE, RCF is a leader in its commitment to working with clients to bring creative solutions that drive customer satisfaction and cost savings. Placing the emphasis on the customer is our key approach. Combining the talents and abilities of our staff and understanding the desired outcome of the customers, allow us to create a unique solution that exceeds expectations.

Our culture is one of passion, inspiring us to imagine what’s next and transform the mundane into inspiring experiences that are a brilliant blend of art and commerce. It’s what compels us to travel the world seeking out new ways to design and build, learn and grow.


Taft. It is one simple word which is the iconic name of an historic political and legal family and represents over 135 years as a venerable law firm. But, today we are a lot more than a firm with an outstanding heritage. Taft is a modern, progressive firm which is the trusted advisor to many successful clients and an employer of choice in each of our major markets.



Graydon Head attorneys serve clients in a variety of industries with particular experience in: financial institutions, commercial real estate, media (communications & information), construction, health, education & human services, and manufacturing. The Firm’s Personal Planning Group provides legal counsel to many local business owners and their executives and families in the estate planning and administration area.

Neyer Properties is a fully integrated real estate company. We provide complete real estate solutions through our unique approach of enhancing the value of local real estate assets, commitment to excellence, adaptability to change, and cultivation of relationships.

The Nelson Stark Company is well known for its expertise in construction projects of any size. The company has maintained stable growth in the fields of: Plumbing, Specialty Service, and Site Work. The Nelson Stark team sets itself apart by working with both project management and owners to provide value added services.

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