Darrin Kotecki


As the president of GPD Group, Darrin drives the vision of the company by guiding the leadership team in developing strategic initiatives that create sustainable growth. Through servant leadership, Darrin helps develop opportunities for our greatest assets – the employees of GPD. His hands-on style and approachability have fostered a culture that allows us to deliver your project with the strength you expect from a large company and the attentiveness and camaraderie of a small company. Darrin’s career with GPD Group started in 1989 as a civil engineer in the Public Works and Transportation departments. As he progressed through various areas of the company, he leveraged that experience to develop and grow several practices including Retail / Commercial, Site Development and Telecommunications. Darrin earned his master’s and bachelor’s degrees from The University of Akron and is a member of the American Society of Civil Engineers and International Council of Shopping Centers.