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SCOTT GARVIN - AIA, LEED AP BD+C
President

Scott Garvin has practiced architecture in the region for more than 27 years and established Garvin Design Group in 2003. He has been involved in the design and management of more than $500,000,000 worth of projects and launched Garvin Design Group in order to provide client-driven design solutions, utilizing more strategic delivery models. Scott is directly involved with every project with a particular focus on the client’s objectives, schedule, and budget. He also spear heads the corporate business and marketing functions of the firm. Scott has been involved with significant projects around the state including the USC Strom Thurmond Wellness Center, the revitalization of the Olympia and Granby Mills, and the expansion of the Peace Center for the Performing Arts in Greenville.

Born and raised in Aiken, South Carolina, Garvin graduated from Clemson University in 1984 with a Bachelor’s Degree in Design. He received his Masters in Architecture in 1986 from Clemson and spent a semester in Italy for overseas study. He lives in Lexington with his wife Mary and their four daughters.

Bachelor of Science Design - Clemson University 1984, graduated with honors
Masters in Architecture - Clemson University 1986, graduated with honors
     Overseas Study in Genoa, Italy 1985
Leadership Columbia Class of 1994 - Board of Directors 1995-1998
American Institute of Architects - Member 1995-Present
NCARB - Member 1995-Present
Riverbend Community Church, Elder - 2005-2010 Carolina Aquatics Swim Team Board - 2005-2010 Executive Association of Greater Columbia - 2004-Present
     Board of Directors 2008-present
     President 2013
Clemson Architectural Foundation
     Board Member 2007-Present
     Secretary 2011/12
     President Elect 2013
Oliver Gospel Mission Board - 2010-present
Wells Fargo Midlands Advisory Board - 2011-present
Dam Swim Committee


Off the Boards

Scott enjoys boating with the family, salt water fishing, and playing golf. He does not play tennis because Mary can beat him.