Monday, August 25, 2014
Press Release

Scott Heywood Joins Ghafari as Director of Alabama Office

Scott Heywood, Director, Birmingham Office
Scott Heywood, Director, Birmingham Office

Scott Heywood, AIA, LEED AP, has joined Ghafari as the director of its new office in Birmingham, Alabama. Heywood brings 15 years of architectural and project management experience with a project portfolio that spans multiple industries, including healthcare, commercial, education, industrial / manufacturing, R+D and government. In his new role, he will be responsible for strengthening and expanding Ghafari's presence in the southeastern United States, focusing on the firm's core market sectors.

Heywood joins Ghafari from Albert Kahn Associates, Inc., where he served most recently as a senior project manager and architect in the firm’s Alabama office, overseeing a variety of educational, healthcare and industrial projects. A graduate of the University of Michigan, he holds a Master of Architecture with high distinction, a Master of Engineering in construction management and a Bachelor of Science in architecture. He is a licensed architect in the states of Michigan and Alabama, a Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design Accredited Professional (LEED AP) and a member of the American Institute of Architects.