Robert Ivy, a successful individual, serves as the Executive Vice President and the Chief Executive Officer of American Institute of Architects (AIA). AIA is headquartered in Washington working with over 90,000 members. The company is an organization for architects which mainly advocates for their public image and professionalism. Robert began serving as its CEO in 2011.
Prior working, Robert Ivy attended the University of the South where he earned a Bachelor of Arts in English degree. He later joined Tulane University graduating with a Masters of Architecture. After studies, he started his career journey at Architectural Record in 1996 working as the Editor in Chief. AS an editor of Architectural Record, he learned a lot of skills that helped the company to be branded the most prevalently read architectural journal. Architectural record as received many awards with the help of Robert’s editorial talent. For example, the company received the American Society of magazine editors’ national magazine and the premier magazine journalism awards. Also, it has attained the 2008 MPA digital, folio design and 26 Jesse H. Neal awards among others.
Robert has also worked at McGraw-Hill Media as the Vice President and Editorial Director. McGraw-Hill Media is made of HQ, sweets, constructor, and magazine among other segments. In 1998, Robert Ivy was awarded McGraw-Hill award for management excellence. Personally, Ivy has received a vast array of awards such as the Crain awards in 2009 among others. Moreover, Robert was humbled to be among the panelists who selected Frank Gehry as the architect in charge of designing the National Dwight D. Eisenhower Memorial.
Ivy was selected the master architect by a national architect panel, Alpha Rho Chi due to his high-end qualities on design. Moreover, Ivy is a much respected senior personality of the design futures council. He has published many articles on the architectural sector such as Fay Jones Architect, an incredible standard biography, advocating for architects. Currently, the journal is in its third edition.
Through American Institute of Architects, Ivy works so hard to see dreams of architectures come true. He hopes to make AIA a strong, inspiring organization for architects. He mainly works with strategies such as education initiatives, public outreach, and advocacy strategies. For the value and relevance of architects, he encourages public awareness of AIA globally. Under his leadership, AIA has experienced notable improvements in the industry, and many architects have benefited from their services.
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