Robert Ivy was born in Mississippi where he attended his high school and college. He is an experienced architect who is serving as the American Institute of Architects CEO. He graduated from the Tulane University as well as Sewanee University where he received his master’s and bachelor’s degrees respectively. Because of his expertise, he has received several awards over the years.
As the current CEO of AIA, the architect has accomplished so much. Through his leadership, the institute has been able to expand and grow in capacity and members. First, he is known to be an innovator and a team leader. Because of his innovative skills, he has fostered unique projects that have attracted thousands of members at the institute. He has always ensured that the team works collaboratively towards a particular goal.
Robert is also known for being an advocacy representative of architects. Because of his leadership abilities, he strengthened the bond within the association through public outreach, education initiatives, and advocacy. Furthermore, he has always helped members offer quality services to communities and clients.
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His contributions at AIA
As a leader, Robert Ivy has greatly contributed to AIA. He ensured the organization obtained a rich legacy accompanied with responsive generation of influential platforms that enhance service delivery. Part of his objectives has always included improving the value of services offered by architects as well as creating awareness on the value of architecture in general. He also improved the decision-making process at the institute and has focused resources towards addressing social issues such as sustainability, climate change, and public health.
About Robert Ivy
Robert Ivy graduated from the University of Tulane with a master’s degree in Architecture. He also attended the South University to attain a bachelor’s degree in English, Art. He has been working at the American Institute of Architects as the Chief Executive Officer since 2011. He had been awarded the Master Architect title in 2010 March by the fraternity of national architecture. He is also a Crain Award recipient as well as the Management Excellence award winner. Currently, Robert Ivy is the Editorial Director and the Vice President of McGraw Hill Construction.