Ron G. Smith, AIA

Ron guides the firm’s design efforts with a specific focus on the educational experience. He is adept at understanding the role of community and connectivity on a college campus and understands the economic impact and long term operational costs of each capital investment.  A Clemson University graduate and football letterman, Ron’s competitive spirit and keen understanding of strategies to enhance athletic program success have resulted in accolades for his work on campuses across the Southeast. To date, he has been involved in the launch of six new collegiate football programs. He has designed housing, academic and dining facilities for higher education clients. With over 20 housing projects in his portfolio, Ron spearheaded design of a nationally recognized Village Housing concept that revolutionized the college experience for seniors.  He currently serves on the South Carolina Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors.