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Joseph F. Guido


Senior Architect

Mr. Guido serves as a senior architect with primary responsibility for leading the architecture division’s design efforts in the government and educational market sectors. Mr. Guido possesses over 21 years of architectural industry experience and is proficient in all phases of project development. He has proven abilities in providing high-quality designs that meet delivery schedules and construction budgets. His experience includes work for multiple state and federal agencies, primary and secondary educational institutions, military agencies, and commercial sector clients. Mr. Guido joined GMK from CDA Architects (acquired by Pond & Company in 2016) where he previously led the design efforts on the $4 million Advanced Manufacturing Technologies and Skilled Crafts Center for Midlands Technical College (airport campus), among other complex design assignments. Since joining GMK, Mr. Guido has led the firm’s design efforts for the South Carolina Military Department for major renovations to five separate South Carolina National Guard facilities across the state. He has also spearheaded GMK’s multiple elevator design projects for the South Carolina Department of Administration. Mr. Guido holds a bachelor of architecture from Temple University and is a registered architect in South Carolina. He is a member of the American Institute of Architecture (AIA) and is certified through the National Council of Architectural Registration Boards (NCARB). He is a board member on the City of Columbia’s Board of Zoning Appeals - Form Based Codes, a member at large for the Palmetto Lexington Homecare, Hospice, Palliative Care & Private Services, and further volunteers his time with the Boy Scouts of America as well as serves as a disaster and humanitarian relief services worker. Mr. Guido is also a Lieutenant Colonel in the South Carolina State Guard Engineer Command.