About IDC

Board Of Directors

Peter Devereaux, FAIA, LEED AP

IDC | Board Of Directors Chair HED | Principal | Founding Principal

Peter Devereaux, FAIA, is one of the 4 officers on the Board of Directors of the IDC. He earned a BS in Architecture from Penn State and a M.Arch degree from Yale University. In 1985 he joined … read more

Peter Devereaux, FAIA, LEED AP close

… joined a small firm, Fields Devereaux, which grew to 175 people in three cities. In 2006, he merged Fields Devereaux with Harley Ellis, to form HED, at which he served as CEO until 2023. Additionally, he served as a member of the Executive Committee of the AIA’s Large Firm Round Table and currently serves as Board Chair of the Innovation Design Consortium.

Randy E. Gibson, S.E., P.E., Assoc. AIA

IDC | Board Of Directors Secretary Gresham Smith | Chief Strategy Officer

Randy is one of the 4 officers on the Board of Directors of the IDC. As Gresham Smith’s Chief Strategy Officer (CSO), Randy Gibson is responsible for the implementation of corporate … read more

Randy E. Gibson, S.E., P.E., Assoc. AIA close

… corporate-level strategies related to the firm’s long-term direction and growth within the U.S. and abroad. He is focused on the overall client experience and multi-market initiatives that provide strategic value to the firm’s clients and partners. His role also includes spearheading innovation and sustainability initiatives across the firm’s practice in order to develop and deliver leading-edge value propositions to its clients. In addition to serving as CSO, he sits on the firm’s Board of Directors and is on the board’s Finance Committee. Additionally, is on the University of Tennessee Tickle College Board of Advisors and is an active member of the AIA Large Firm Roundtable Executive Committee.

Steven Lichtenberger, AIA, NCARB, LEED AP

IDC | Board Of Directors Treasurer Leo A Daly | President

Steven A. Lichtenberger, AIA, NCARB, LEED AP, is the treasurer and one of the 4 officers on the Board of Directors of the IDC. He is also president of LEO A DALY. As a member of the … read more

Steven Lichtenberger, AIA, NCARB, LEED AP close

… the executive leadership team, he is responsible for leading the firm’s global planning, architecture, engineering and interiors practice worldwide. Steve leads the firm’s workforce of design professionals, drives long-range strategy and builds new markets and capabilities. His goals include strengthening design culture and work-sharing across offices; identifying and empowering design talent; and expanding the firm’s footprint in 13 vertical markets. His more than 40 years of experience in architecture range from designing major projects in a wide variety of market sectors, to leading the efforts of creating and maintaining a national practice that included studio managing principals. Steve is an active member of the American Institute of Architects at both the local and national levels, and has participated in the AIA’s Large Firm Roundtable. He attended the Arizona Institute of Design, and is licensed in Arizona, California, Idaho, Iowa, Nevada, Oregon and Texas.

Wendy Rogers, FAIA, LEED AP

IDC | Board Of Directors Officer LPA Design Studios | CEO / Chief Talent Officer

As CEO and Chief Talent Officer of LPA Design Studios, Wendy Rogers leads an integrated design team with more than 400 architects, engineers, landscape architects and interior …read more

Wendy Rogers, FAIA, LEED AP close

… interior designers focused on a collaborative, research-driven design process. Under her leadership, LPA has grown as a diverse, transparent, independent firm, setting new standards for sustainable, high-performance projects. In 2021, LPA was honored with the American Institute of Architects (AIA) California’s Firm Award, recognizing its contribution to architecture, industry-leading work on energy performance and inclusive firm culture.

Wendy started her career as an intern at LPA and was named Chief Executive Officer in 2017. As CEO, she handles the day-to-day operations of the firm, with a special focus on increasing the role of LPA’s proprietary research unit, LPAred, and expanding LPA’s collaborative culture. As Chief Talent Officer, she is also responsible for initiatives to retain and attract people who want to grow and make a difference in the built environment.

Wendy is a vocal advocate for sustainable design and the importance of using research to support design strategies, helping to make energy performance a core value on every project, regardless of size or budget. For two years in a row, LPA was largest firm in the country to surpass the energy performance targets of the AIA 2030 Commitment. She is a regular speaker at events advocating for designs that respond to the environment and the needs of the people who use the spaces.

A graduate of California Polytechnic State University in Pomona, California, Wendy is a LEED Accredited Professional and a Fellow of the AIA.

Brad Lukanic, AIA

IDC | Board Of Directors Officer CannonDesign | Chief Executive Officer

Brad grew up as the son of a contractor and never recognized a silo between builders and architects. Today, he oversees our global design firm that encompasses architecture …read more

Brad Lukanic, AIA close

… architecture, engineering, consulting, physical asset management, software solutions and modular design. He harnesses innovative and ground-breaking ideas within CannonDesign and drives forward a firm—founded in 1945—that continues to accelerate, command and propel design as a cross-disciplinary disrupter.

Janet Simpson,

IDC | Board Of Directors Officer TVS | President & CEO

Janet Simpson is the President and CEO of TVS, an Atlanta-based commercial architecture and interior design firm with a global presence. … read more

Janet Simpson, close

… presence. Founded in 1968, TVS is renowned as one of the world’s leading designers of convention centers and operates substantial practices in multiple sectors, including hospitality, cultural centers, offices, workplaces, education, sports, multi-family housing, healthcare, and mixed-use facilities.

Janet joined TVS in 2007 as a member of the firm’s workplace interiors group, where she focused on workplace strategy and played a pivotal role in numerous high-profile projects. In 2017, she was appointed as the firm’s third President and CEO. Under her leadership, she initiated a restructuring that enhanced the firm's ability to seize market opportunities and remain resilient during economic downturns. She has championed TVS’s commitment to demonstrate extreme care in creating transformative solutions and remarkable experiences.

A graduate of Auburn University’s College of Architecture, Design, and Construction, Janet pursued her profession driven by a desire to design spaces that foster a better human experience—places where people can thrive, grow, learn, and flourish.

Janet is a frequent panelist at architecture industry conferences, where she discusses innovation and leadership within design firms. Her work has garnered multiple design awards, and her writings on productivity, design technology, and leading a 21st-century design firm have been featured in design publications.

Steve McConnell, FAIA, LEED AP

IDC | Board Of Directors Officer NBBJ | Board Chair | Managing Partner

Board chair and a managing partner of NBBJ, Steve McConnell oversees strategic planning and firm governance. Steve’s expertise as a design practitioner and organizational leader has been instrumental in shaping NBBJ’s skill at … read more

Steve McConnell, FAIA, LEED AP close

...creating environments and experiences that enable pioneering clients to realize healthy, vibrant, and sustainable futures for their organizations.

Steve’s passion for NBBJ’s ideas-driven process has helped push creative frontiers with the development of the firm’s multidisciplinary platform, new technologies, R&D capabilities, and experience design expertise. During his tenure, NBBJ has been recognized as the most innovative architecture firm in the world by Fast Company and as a firm “redefining the future of practice” by Architectural Record.

Steve’s legacy of groundbreaking project work spans international, domestic, public and private markets – and include the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Headquarters, Hong Kong’s Asia World Expo, Reebok’s World Headquarters, and United States courthouses in Billings, Bakersfield, and Seattle. His projects have received dozens of awards from AIA, business, real-estate, industry and government programs.