With a membership of over 90,000 plus, a history that dates back to 1857, and having a strong influence not just in Washington D.C where the company is based but also nationwide, the American Institute of Architects is one of if not the leading Architectural companies out there. It would be very safe to assume that it would take someone highly qualified to run such a company as distinguished as the American Institute of Architects and, that could not be truer than with Robert Ivy.
As Executive Vice President and CEO of the leading architectural company, Robert Ivy has, without a question, been one of the most influential and significant leaders in getting the American Institute of Architects to where it is today. With that said, here is more on the career of Robert Ivy and the great accomplishments he has managed to achieve with the American Institute of Architects.
Robert Ivy Career & Background
As mentioned before, Robert Ivy is the Executive Vice President and CEO of the American Institute of Architects, or AIA for short. Having oversight of more than 200 branches of the company and 90,000 plus members and professionals, Robert has dedicated his services to guaranteeing a better architectural present and future. With that type of mentality, Robert owes much to his education and previous work experience that have surely molded him into what he is at AIA. For one, Robert achieved earned a masters degree in Architecture from Tulane University and also a bachelors degree from The University of the South. Also, in one of his many career stops before AIA, Robert became the Editor in Chief of Architectural Record in 1996, which helped him gain major respect and appreciation from the architectural industry. Needless to say, his past career experiences and background prepared him well for an outstanding career so far.
Accomplishments At the American Institute of Architects
As a way to avoid making too long of a list, Robert Ivy and his accomplishments are vast, to say the least. In fact, AIA has managed to become such a global leader in their field that they are now the ones who give out awards such as AIA Gold Medal, the Architecture Firm Award, and the AIA/ACSA Topaz Medallion for Excellence in Architectural Education. All in all, as a man as successful as Robert Ivy, his main goal is to increase the advancement of education and communities not just on a local or national scale, but of course globally.