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Jim Barna Joins ms Team

Jim Barna Joins ms as Director of Mobility

ms consultants, inc.

August 20, 2021

ms consultants, inc., an engineering, architecture, and planning firm, has announced Mr. Jim Barna has joined its Columbus, Ohio headquarters. He joins as Director of Mobility. Mr. Barna will be leading the firm’s mobility services and initiatives for clients throughout the nation.


Mr. Barna has more than 30 years of experience in the public and private sectors. His professional specialties lie in project management and the development of mobility solutions. Mr. Barna was previously at Amaazz Construction, Executive Director at DriveOhio, and Chief Engineer at the Ohio Department of Transportation.


Mr. Barna has experience managing more than $2 billion in annual capital and construction programs. He has experience successfully collaborating with teams to develop specialized, complex roadway, smart mobility, design-build, and value engineering solutions. Mr. Barna has been involved in notable projects, including the US 33 Smart Mobility Corridor stretching nearly 20 miles from Dublin to Marysville, Ohio. He was also involved in the I-670 SmartLane project and was integral to the Columbus Smart Cities grant implementation success.


About ms consultants, inc.

ms is a multidiscipline engineering, architecture, and planning firm for the transportation, environmental, architecture, commercial, sustainability, railroad and construction industries. Founded in 1963, ms is now in its second and third generation of family ownership. Today, the firm has offices in Indiana, North Carolina, South Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania and West Virginia. ms consistently ranks as one of the “Top 500 Design Firms” by Engineering News-Record and has been named a “Top 300 Architectural Firm” by Architectural Record. Follow ms on Facebook, LinkedIn, and Twitter.



Krystal Paisley
ms consultants, inc
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