Vice President; Managing Principal
The Offices at Mockingbird Station
5307 East Mockingbird Lane
Dallas, TX 75206-5117
As managing principal for the LEO A DALY Dallas office, where hospitality is the largest market sector, Ken Martin reviews the talents that are in place, sets the overall vision for where the team wants to go and what it wants to be and rallies everybody behind that vision.
Throughout Ken’s more than 25 years of experience in convention center and hospitality design, he has learned how to ensure that all user groups have input on a facility’s design and functionality. He is passionate about incorporating changing technologies and guest travel trends into hospitality design to lead innovation in the industry.
Discover Ken's approach to leading and growing the LEO A DALY Dallas team.
Larry has been involved in the development of numerous project types, from public and institutional to commercial and retail, as well as large-scale prototype development and rollout programs. He provides continuity for all projects by maintaining active involvement, from conceptual design through project completion. Larry’s responsibilities include management of the design team and project consultants, monitoring projects for compliance with budget and project staff and resource allocation, as well as oversight of project team efforts, coordination of work across disciplines and review of the design documentation process. Based on the concept of client service, Larry focuses the team’s efforts on delivery of a project that satisfies the aesthetic and financial goals of the client.
Pat Miller is an industry leader in hospitality design with a rare ability to develop innovative solutions to the financing, teaming, and problem solving needs of developers, REITs, and hotel companies. Over the course of 30 years, she has developed a reputation as a valued resource and confidant in the creation of solutions for hospitality opportunities, and is often asked by repeat clients to write complete programs. Under Pat’s leadership, LEO A DALY has been consistently recognized by top-tier hospitality magazines as one of the leading design and architectural firms in the industry.
Kathy A. Chavez
Director of Hospitality Interiors
Kathy works closely with her clients to understand and achieve their project goals. Her strengths include team building, project planning and program design for a wide range of hospitality clients and project types across the United States and globally. Kathy’s proven track record for assembling and supporting project teams that implement the highest level of design quality is evident in her lasting relationships and multiple repeat clients.
As Director of Hospitality Interiors, Kathy oversees quality assurance and quality control for hospitality interior design projects. She is responsible for all facets of interior design, including programming, space planning, schematic design, design development and design presentations.
Ryan D. Martin, AIA, NCARB
Director of Design - Hospitality
Ryan Martin approaches every project with an inspiring, collaborative mindset to achieve that perfect design. His vast experience in architecture ranges from boutique and luxury hotels to the development of full-service conference hotels and resort master plans. Ryan's experience reaches projects globally—from Secrets Puerto Los Cabos, Mexico and Dreams Las Mareas, Costa Rica to the Aurora Gaylord Rockies Hotel and Conference Center, Colorado. With such an extensive background in all phases of design from concept to completion, he is often viewed as a mentor to design teams.