Robert Ivy is the Chief Executive Officer/Executive Vice President of the American Institute of Architects (AIA). It is a professional organization that licenses architects. He runs the professional organization of architects on the basis that they have a voice that is big enough to be heard even though they are significantly small in number in the professional industry. He also adds, in order for any architect to join his association, one must know their credential values. Visit architectmagazine.com to know more about Robert Ivy.
After completing his Bachelor of Arts in the University in Southern Tennessee, he started working at the American Institute of Architects. Several public English honors have been awarded to Robert Ivy for his outstanding editorial leadership since 1996. In addition, he has received an award that is highly recognized by the American Business Media in 2009. Before being named the Chief Executive Officer of American institute of Architects in February 2011,Ivy served as Editor in Chief of Architectural Record. His new position at the AIA allowed him run the Washington, DC office which has a budget of $56 million per year.
During the hand over ceremony of Robert Ivy as Chief Executive Officer/Executive Vice President of the organization, the organization’s president at that time, George H. Miller, exclaimed that the Board felt that Ivy’s experience and outstanding leadership skills is what made them decide he deserves the position. Follow Robert Ivy at Twitter.
Under Robert Ivy’s supervision, his achievements at AIA include building a technology infrastructure, setting up an award winning campaign and governance of employees to improve decision making. These signature accomplishments has made architects aware of pressing issues such as sustainability and climate change that affect the organizations resources.
Robert Ivy has always believed the organization to be a brand that has the best standard of design and ethics. For this reason, he uses the voice of AIA to show the value of design for the public to understand architecture. This has helped in heightening awareness and raising relevance of all architects. In addition, he uses the organization through advocacy, education initiatives and public outreach to help members give clients a challenge and change of global era.