Our Leadership

Paul Barcelona, P.E.


Paul is the founder and president of Artovia, which began operations in 2011. 


He is a licensed Civil Engineer with 26 years of experience in managing capital improvement and disaster recovery programs.

He is active in professional organizations dedicated to improving quality of life, protecting public health, safety and welfare. He also believes in giving back to the community as much as possible.

Paul ensures Artovia's clients can always count on a straightforward, value-added approach that is personal and consistent with Artovia's core values of belief, integrity, excellence and passion.

"There is no doubt that the projects we help deliver make communities stronger. We welcome the opportunity to do our part."


B.S., Civil Engineering 1994, University of New Orleans


1999/Professional Engineer (Civil), License # 28237 (Louisiana) 

Professional Organizations

Board of Directors and Infrastructure

Committee Chair, Northshore Business Council

St. Tammany Parish Chamber of Commerce

American Public Works Association 

Community Involvement

Planning/Zoning Commissioner, St. Tammany Parish, LA

Habitat for Humanity

Assistance for flood victims

Community beautification

Safe Harbor 

Leukemia & Lymphoma Society

ADA accessible playground improvements

Cancer treatment donations


Recreation and museum support


Engineering student scholarship


Humane Society