CEO Spotlight – Rodney Lewis, Architects Lewis+ Whitlock


Rodney Lewis, AIA is a Principal and Co-Founding father of Architects Lewis + Whitlock (ALW), a market-main design agency established in Tallahassee in 2000. Rodney based the agency along with his accomplice Cam Whitlock after learning structure collectively at Florida A&M College and dealing at different native corporations for practically a decade. The 2 shared a want to create a constructive work surroundings that may permit them to do what they love whereas partaking creativity, cultivating expertise, and fostering a spirit of camaraderie.

This January marked ALW’s 20th 12 months in enterprise. With a vigorous lively mission checklist and imminent deadlines, the pandemic compelled the workforce to transition their work efforts from the studio to particular person dwelling places of work. “The true power of the workforce we now have assembled right here at ALW has turn into abundantly clear throughout these previous few weeks – in all points of the enterprise,” Rodney shared. “The artistic and exceptionally gifted workforce at ALW has pushed by way of these powerful occasions and labored to finish our consumer’s tasks, all whereas sustaining as a lot a way of camaraderie as attainable with weekly workforce conferences and glad hours by way of digital conferences!”

To proceed the agency’s legacy into its third decade, ALW promoted key workforce members to ‘Affiliate’ management positions: Kathryn Stivers, AIA, LEED AP; Sean Morgan, AIA; Alana Taylor; Ryan Sheplak and Ben Baylor. Every of those people embody the agency’s core values of offering professionalism, dedication, management, and dedication to creativity and craft. They are going to tackle expanded roles in main the agency and its pursuit of high quality design. These new appointments reply to the agency’s development path and growth of capabilities, with new commissions for institutional, cultural, multi-household, residential and business clientele.

“We proceed to want everybody the most effective throughout these tough occasions and stay up for Tallahassee popping out of this even stronger on the opposite aspect.”

ALW is poised to have an effect on key tasks all through the southeastern United States as they proceed to develop their capabilities and develop into new markets. The agency has lengthy been acknowledged for creativity, innovation and authentic design concepts that encourage whereas additionally pushing the envelope of typical considering. ‘Dedicated to fostering innovation and enriching the constructed surroundings by way of inspiring structure’ is its mission assertion because it serves as a guideline for his or her workforce to discover modern design concepts and affirms to shoppers that they are going to proceed to ship modern design options.

About Architects Lewis + Whitlock

Architects Lewis + Whitlock (ALW) is an structure, planning, inside design and graphics studio primarily based in Tallahassee, Florida. The agency’s enterprise strategy relies on the tenants of consideration to element, modern mission design, and consumer satisfaction. Based in 2000, ALW showcases a various architectural portfolio consisting of tasks in greater training, hospitality, business places of work, healthcare, recreation, retail, multi-household and residential housing, retail, banking, and religion-primarily based amenities.


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