With more than 30 years of experience in architecture and serving in senior executive roles within the design and construction industry, Gary Blanton joined LPA in 2017 as Principal and Regional Studio Director in Texas. Defined by a strong set of core values, Blanton is responsible for leading strategic efforts in broadening and establishing LPA’s services within the diverse regions in the region.
Over Blanton’s career, he has led growth and expansion in Texas regional markets while helping to build a strong collaborative of design professionals. Primarily focused on educational environments, he has worked directly with educators and school administrators to plan, design and oversee development of comprehensive facilities.
Blanton is a graduate of Texas A&M University, a LEED Accredited Professional and a member of the American Institute of Architects (AIA).