Kevin Nordmeyer brings more than 30 years of highly relevant leadership and design experience to the profession. He has served as a pioneer in sustainable and inclusive design in Iowa, leading the creation of Iowa’s first sustainable buildings in the mid-1990’s along with receiving Iowa’s first National AIA Top Ten Green Buildings award in 2002. He has served as the design leader of multidisciplinary teams on several notable projects in Iowa, including the award-winning renovation of the American Enterprise Group National Headquarters, the Lutheran Church of Hope in Ankeny, and the Seamans Center for Engineering Arts and Sciences – South Annex Addition at the University of Iowa. As Principal in Charge of the Tom and Ruth Harkin Center at Drake University, the home of the Harkin Institute, he focused his design and research attention on expanding the definition of sustainable design to embrace inclusion, equity, and wellness. Kevin’s body of work has received more than 40 state, regional, and national AIA design awards. In 2008, Kevin was awarded the ISU College of Design’s Design Achievement Award and the AIA Iowa Medal of Honor for accomplishments in design, education and service. In 2017, Kevin received the AIA Iowa Medal of Honor, the highest recognition bestowed upon an individual from the AIA Iowa chapter, for his continued contributions to the profession and leadership in sustainable, inclusive and gracious design.