KAI has announced the hiring of William Allen, AIA, NCARB as director of architecture of its Dallas-Fort Worth, Texas, office. As the director of architecture, Allen provides strategic leadership to the architectural staff in KAI’s Dallas-Fort Worth office, which includes quality control, mentoring, design collaboration, and constructability.
“Allen plays a vital role in influencing, motivating, and challenging the design staff in their professional development,” said KAI president Darren L. James. “He also works with the executive staff to develop project workplans as well as maintain budgets and profitability goals. We welcome his extensive experience and congratulate him on joining our team.”
Prior to KAI, Allen worked as a project manager for two years at D2 Architecture in Dallas and as a program manager for nearly 15 years at RHA Architects, also in Dallas. He has a Bachelor of Architecture Degree from the University of Oklahoma and resides in Waxahachie, Texas, with his wife and two children.