2022 Columbus Smart 50 Award Honoree

PRIME AE is pleased to announce that President and CEO, Kumar Buvanendaran, has been selected as a 2022 Columbus Smart 50 Award honoree.

Presented by Smart Business magazine, the Smart 50 Awards recognize the top executives of the 50 smartest companies throughout Central Ohio for their exceptional leadership and success in growing, thriving businesses. Honorees were recognized at a special celebration on July 20th for their commitment to and passion for their communities, industries, and organizations.

Through the strength of PRIME AE’s employees, Kumar Buvanendaran’s leadership has grown PRIME AE into a multidiscipline engineering and architectural firm that has broken barriers and boundaries through innovation, strategic teaming, and its commitment to excellent work. It has grown from an engineering practice with two employees in 2007 to providing full professional A/E services with more than 475 employees in 2022.

“Although this honor recognizes top executives, I’d like to acknowledge my entire team,” said Kumar Buvanendaran. “Thanks to everyone at PRIME AE, we are able to provide our customers with unrivaled customer service and our employees with a top place to work.”

We are proud of Kumar for receiving this award and are thankful for the hard work he does every day to lead PRIME AE toward success! Senior Vice President of Construction Management and Inspection Joe Warino proudly accepted this honor on behalf of Kumar as leading one of the smartest organizations in Central Ohio.