Randy Tharp

Randy Tharp

Vice President, Global Director of DesignBuild

Company: A. Epstein and Sons International

Randy Tharp is Vice President for A. Epstein and Sons International Inc. and the Country Executive for Epstein Architecture & Engineering in Romania, responsible for their local architecture, engineering, and construction projects, as well as for DesignBuild projects throughout Central Europe.


Randy is a Registered Architect in the U.S. with nearly 35 years of experience in the design and construction of logistics, manufacturing, research/development, cold storage and food processing facilities. During his career he has been directly involved in the construction of nearly 3 million square meters of buildings for such clients as Ford, Sony, General Electric, FedEx, Mazda, WDP Romania, Mitsubishi, Yazaki, Avon, Smithfield, Emerson, Izusu, Costco Wholesale and Pepsico among many others. Having begun his career in Detroit, Michigan he has experience in nearly all areas of automotive production, steel processing and machining and in the last 20 years has been heavily involved in food processing, food distribution, and cold chain logistics facilities.


His areas of expertise are in leading project design, designbuild projects, value engineering, and fast-track construction for industry. He holds Bachelor of Science, Master of Architecture and Master of Business Administration degrees from the University of Michigan.