Entries by Ashley Smith

WV architect gaining valuable experience early in career

By Jim Workman, The State Journal Most architects must toil away for many years before they secure an opportunity to work on a project of great significance. At 28, Josh Lyons already has a couple in his portfolio. The Springfield, Ohio native worked on the J.W. and Hazel Ruby West Virginia Welcome Center located along…

Thrasher Group Named to 2016 Zweig White Hot Firm List

The Thrasher Group, Inc. was recently named to Zweig White’s 2016 Hot Firm List. This is the fourth consecutive year that Thrasher has been named to the list. The 2016 Hot Firm List represents a look at the firms in the architecture, engineering, planning and environmental industries that posted the highest growth over a three-year…

Thrasher Named One of the Mid-Atlantic Top Design Firms

The Thrasher Group, Inc. was recently named as one of the Top Design Firms by Engineering News Record (ENR) in the Mid-Atlantic region, which includes the states of Maryland, Delaware, Virginia, Pennsylvania, and West Virginia. Thrasher was the only West Virginia based firm named to the list, ranking #26. The company, which was built on…

Using UAVs to Better Serve Clients

The Thrasher Group, Inc. recently obtained their Federal Certificate of Authorization (COA) and FAA Section 333 Exemption to actively operate unmanned aerial vehicles for the purposes of delivering the newest and best technologies available to their clients. Dan Wheeler, FAA licensed pilot and Senior Project Manager said “Thrasher is part of a new era in…

Using Unmanned Aerial Vehicle Technology to Better Serve Clients

The Thrasher Group, Inc. recently obtained their Federal Certificate of Authorization (COA)   and FAA Section 333 Exemption to actively operate unmanned aerial vehicles for the purposes of delivering the newest and best technologies available to their clients.  Dan Wheeler, FAA licensed pilot and Senior Project Manager said “Thrasher is part of a new era in…