Nichole Mendinsky Earns Planning Certification

Nichole Mendinsky has become a member of the American Institute of Certified Planners. This organization is the only nationwide association to verify planners’ qualifications. In order to be recognized as an AICP, planners must meet education and experience requirements and pass a rigorous exam.

Mendinsky has 12 years of experience planning and designing community spaces such as parks and recreation facilities, plazas, courtyard, and institutional campuses. She is passionate about bringing people from diverse backgrounds together to support a common vision for the betterment of a community, and she is particularly skilled at public engagement, facilitation, sustainable design, and revitalization initiatives.

Mendinsky is also passionate about continually expanding her skillset to provide the best possible service to her clients. In addition to her membership in the American Institute of Certified Planners, she is a registered landscape architect, certified parks and recreation professional, and LEED accredited professional.

HRG’s assistant vice president Erin Threet says, “Nikki’s work ethic and commitment to planning and design are unsurpassed. She fully embodies HRG’s dedication to the highest levels of professionalism, and we are glad to have her on our team to support our clients.”

Herbert, Rowland & Grubic, Inc. (HRG) is a nationally ranked design firm providing civil engineering, surveying, and environmental services. The firm was founded in Harrisburg in 1962 and has grown to employ more than 200 people in Pennsylvania, Ohio, and West Virginia. For more information, please visit the website at