Rick Myers, AIA, NCARB

Principal / Chief Practice Officer
Kansas State University

Rick Myers is a Principal and the Chief Practice Officer with GFF, Inc

Originally from Omaha, Nebraska, Myers graduated from Kansas State University in 1996 (B. Architecture and Minor in Urban Planning). He joined GFF, and is currently the Chief Practice Officer, with 23 years of experience. He manages the corporate retail building program for the national home furnishings retailer, Crate&Barrel. He has had overall responsibility for over 45 home store assignments completed in the last 20 years, including some of the brand’s ‘CB2’ and Land of Nod stores. One of the firm’s thought leaders in Building Information Modeling (BIM), and Integrated Project Delivery (IPD), Rick has completed or initiated a variety of projects using this innovative approach to project delivery.

He is a registered architect in 24 states and is a member of several professional societies and organizations, most notably the AIA, CSI (Construction Specifications Institute) and the Real Estate Council (TREC). Rick is an alumni of TREC’s “Associate Leadership Council” (ALC) Program and has previously served on the ALC Alumni Association Steering Committee. He is an alumni of the Greater Dallas Chamber of Commerce’s “Leadership Dallas” Program and is a past Trustee at Our Redeemer Lutheran Church in Dallas, where he most recently served as the Vice-Chairman of the Building Committee for a new classroom building. Rick lives in Dallas with his wife and two daughters.


Creating Memorable (Shelter-In-)Places

Since transitioning to a fully remote workforce on March 24, GFF has remained committed to providing the high creativity and productivity levels that our clients and consultants rely on. We are proud of the dedication that our GFF team has shown during these challenging times and we couldn’t have done it without each and every employee’s commitment and cooperation. GFF continues to Create Memorable Places from our home work spaces and for that, we are incredibly grateful to our IT team.


Footprints & New Paths

Effective January 2020, GFF co-founder Duncan T. Fulton, FAIA, LEED AP will step down as Chairman/CEO, and will be retiring from the firm entirely in March, with the time in between spent helping ensure a smooth transition on projects for which he is responsible. Evan Beattie, AIA, LEED AP will assume the role of Chairman/CEO.


GFF Leadership Transition

Effective May 21, 2018 new leadership will take the helm at award-winning multidisciplinary design firm GFF. As part of a long-term transition plan which began in the early 2000s, GFF co-founder Duncan T. Fulton, FAIA, LEED AP will assume the role of Chairman and Chief Executive Officer. Evan Beattie, AIA, LEED AP will be named…


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