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Damon Leverett MFA, AIA, LEED AP

AIA National
Managing Director, Diversity & Emerging Professionals Engagement
Washington D.C.
Damon serves as Managing Director of Diversity and Emerging Professionals Engagement for the American Institute of Architects national office in Washington DC. Damon’s responsibilities include the management of the emerging professionals team which focuses on the concerns of students, interns and recently licensed architects. The EP team works with the National Associates Committee, Young Architects Forum and the American Institute of Architecture Students. The Diversity and Inclusion division focuses on Multiculturalism, K-12 Education and Women in Architecture. With over twenty-five years of experience in the A-E industry, Damon is highly visible in the architectural field, working as a principal, lead designer and instructor. Damon has been an Adjunct Professor from 1990 to 2001 and was recently a Visiting Lecturer of Architectural Design at the University of Illinois Urbana/Champaign in 2013. Damon also holds a Master of Fine Arts Degree in Computer Arts and New Media from the Academy of Art University in San Francisco. He is a licensed architect in Arizona and Michigan and has been a member of the American Institute of Architects since 1986.