David Jordan Smith

AIA

Principal, Director of Operations

“It takes a good idea to begin a project. It takes a well-organized team to bring it to life.”

As the Director of Operations, David resolves the complex interdependencies within multidisciplinary teams for the successful planning, design and construction of challenging projects. Responsible for diverse, award-winning projects, David’s superior organizational skills have enabled him to lead some of the largest and most difficult programs to successful completions by conscientiously documenting, managing, and controlling the scope, cost and schedule of each project. An active Board Member of the Orange County Chapter of CSI and a Registered Architect in multiple states, David earned his Bachelor of Architecture and Bachelor of Environmental Engineering degrees from Auburn University.

Advice David Still Lives By:
“Listening to the client before you guide the client to the perfect solution is much better than forcing the client into something that only works for you.”