Robert Kupper joined LPA in1974 as a senior designer less than ten years after it had been founded. Duringhis early years at the firm, Kupper’s design expertise was instrumental in fosteringLPA's history of design excellence within the profession. He has achievedrecognition for Chapman University Sports Complex, Yuba City Hall and LarkspurLanding Retail Center among other projects which expanded on the firm’sexpertise and exposure in other regions.

With more than 40 years ofexperience in the architectural and construction profession, Kupper continuedto expand his project design expertise until being elected to CEO in 1990.

Today as CEO of the firm, hisresponsibility includes oversight of corporate management where he utilizes hisorganizational, analytical and creative skills developed over the many years ofpractice at LPA. Kupper’s tenure as CEOhas seen the firm grow in both expertise and size from a small local firm toits current staff of more than 300, with offices throughout California and Texas.

Kupper received his Bachelorof Architecture from the University of Arizona. He is a member of the AmericanInstitute of Architects (AIA) and a LEED Accredited Professional.