Recently, Rebecca Koenig wrote an article entitled “The Perks of Professional Organizations” which focuses on teaching workers what they need to know in order to do their jobs in a professional and exemplary manner and how they would be able to find the varying resources in doing so. One of the people that Ms. Koenig interviewed was Robert Ivy who has served as the executive vice president and CEO of the American Institute of Architects (AIA) since 2011. Visit architectmagazine.com to know more about Robert Ivy. Mr. Ivy was specifically interviewed on industry interest and collecting credentials. Robert Ivy spoke about how architects are limited in numbers in relation to other professions, however but has a collective group that have a stronger voice as opposed to being individuals. Robert Ivy also commented on the fact that organizations like the American institute of architects (AIA) have higher standards than your normalization because the AIA have a code of ethics that keep its members within a certain standard, while those that were unable to live up to that standard are ineligible to be a part of such an organization. Ms. Koenig goes on to write about the idea that being part of professional organizations will help you stand out the long run because it shows employers that you dedicated to your work and are willing to go the extra mile to improve yourself and your skill set. Follow Robert Ivy at Twitter.
Robert Ivy has a distinguished career in the wall of architecture. His career spans from 1981 to present day with numerous accomplishments and positions held. For a period of 15 years starting in 1981 Robert Ivy was one of the lead members at Dean/Dale as well as a critic for national architecture publications. His education includes a Bachelors of Arts in English from Sewanee and a Masters of Architecture from Tulane University. Mr. Ivy Has even been recognized for his accomplishments by institutions such as the Mississippi Institute of Arts and Letters. For this Mr. Ivy received the Noel Polk Lifetime Achievement Award back in April 2018.