As one of eight children and a father of three, Gene enjoys working with and mentoring others. Gene has taken the lead on managing a variety of projects with the firm, including the Hollings Special Collections Addition to USC’s Thomas Cooper Library and Midlands Technical College’s Harbison Theater. He serves as mentor and coordinator for Watson Tate Savory’s internship development program and is very active with the US Green Building Council and the Columbia Design League, for which has served as president.


Clemson University – Masters of Architecture, 2001
Clemson University – Bachelor of Science in Design, 1999


Speaker, Sustainable Schools Summit, May 2012
Juror, Clemson University Graduate Studio, 2011
Lecturer, SC Sustain Conference, 2011
Lecturer, US Green Building Council, SC Chapter Monthly Meeting, 2010
Instructor, US Green Building Council, LEED Study Prep Class, 2009


Board, Midlands Director, American Institute of Architects, South Carolina (AIA SC), 2018 – Present
Lecturer, Graduate Design Studio, Clemson University, 2013
City of Columbia BPAC (Bicycle and Pedestrian Advisory Committee) Committee, 2013 – present
Board, Columbia Design League, 2005- present
Treasurer, Columbia Design League, 2012 – present
Board, Treasurer, USGBC-SC Midlands Steering Committee, 2012-present
President, Columbia Design League, 2007 – 2009
Runaway Runway Committee Chair, Columbia Design League, 2008 & 2009
Conference Committee, AIA SC, 2010 & 2011
Member, AIA South Carolina
Member, USGBC


South Carolina