Al is a licensed architect and LEED Accredited Professional. With over 40 years of professional experience, Al has worked on over 100 sports projects, including 30+ NCAA Division I athletic projects. A skilled facilitator with depth of knowledge in sports and recreation projects, he provides leadership in developing collaborative design solutions, assuring quality control, and providing decision support as required. Al's experience includes work on over 40 college campuses, and over 20 communities. He is a popular invited speaker and presenter at over national sports conferences, and his projects have won awards across the country. Al holds a Master of Architecture and a Bachelor of Arts - Architecture from Iowa State University and is a LEED Accredited Professional. He has served on the boards of Special Olympics Iowa, Des Moines Leadership Institute, South Suburban YMCA, State of Iowa Vocational Rehabilitation Council, Very Special Arts Iowa, and is currently a governor of the Iowa State University Foundation.