WILLIAMSPORT -Paul Bleichner has joined Larson Design Group as Director of Marketing at their Williamsport headquarters. In this role, Bleichner will manage all LDG marketing, oversee proposals, support new business and lead development, and mentor marketing staff.
Bleichner has over 35 years of experience in marketing, the last 12 spent in the A/E/C industry, predominantly in the Southeastern United States.
He founded Bleichner, Inc. in 1987 and acted as a consultant for clients including Coca-Cola, Arthur Andersen, Holiday Inn, and Chiat Day Mojo. In 2002, he joined the national architecture and design firm Cooper Carry as Director of Marketing, where he stayed for six years. He also served as Director of Marketing for Travis Pruitt & Associates, based in Atlanta.
Bleichner has received numerous creative and marketing awards including Gold Addy Awards and Best of Show from the American Marketing Association. A large group endeavor, HERE (the magazine of Cooper Carry) received Best of Show from The One Show in New York.
"I have inherited a superb staff of high performers," Bleichner said. "My focus is in giving clear direction and structure to the group and in advancing the firm's efforts to elevate client service and explore new markets."
A native of Albany, N.Y., Bleichner has three sons and currently resides in Williamsport. He graduated from Georgia Tech, where he earned undergraduate and graduate degrees in architecture. He enjoys fly fishing, playing music, and reading.