LEO A DALY Strengthens Washington D.C. Office
June 13, 2016
Rick Thompson Jr., AIA, has joined LEO A DALY’s Washington D.C. office as vice president.
As managing principal, Thompson will direct strategy, staffing, and business development for LEO A DALY’s Washington D.C. studio, an office of 35 architects, planners and interior designers with a strong presence in corporate/commercial, aviation, federal, and education design. He joins the firm from AECOM, where he was national director of project performance for the Buildings and Places practice.
“We couldn’t have a better person than Rick leading our DC office. His expertise in large office, mixed-use, airport, and government projects will build on our DC office’s reputation for culturally significant, timeless architecture and workplace environments that improve productivity, wellness, operational processes, and technological integration,” said John Kraskiewicz, chief operations officer for LEO A DALY.
Rick Thompson is an architect and MBA with a doctorate in engineering and 25 years of experience as a multi-disciplinary practice leader. He most recently served as AECOM’s vice president, national director of project performance for Buildings and Places. Rick balances a passion for design excellence with an expertise in performance improvement, risk management, and delivery of multi-billion dollar projects, and has more than two dozen major design awards.