Congratulations Stacey Z. Keller, recipient of 2020 AIA Young Architects Award

February 14, 2020

Woman smiles congratulations StaceyWe are excited to announce that Stacey Z. Keller has been selected as a recipient of the 2020 AIA Young Architects Award! This award honors individuals who have demonstrated exceptional leadership and made significant contributions to the architecture profession early in their careers.

Stacey is a Senior Preservation Project Architect with a passion for service: for the built environment and its diversity, in activating the teams she leads, community engagement, and the profession as a whole.  As a consensus builder, she possesses a deep appreciation for the variety of perspectives found within our communities contributing to her incredible ability to design integrated solutions. Her work has garnered numerous awards and industry recognition.

She is motivated by the many possibilities of the architectural profession, and it inspires her drive to promote the profession and empower others. She has served AIA at all levels, representing 9 states in her tenure.  Her current endeavors include the founding of the AIA Wisconsin Disaster Assistance Program, the leadership training Architect Mentor Program (AMP), and a region-wide emerging professionals committee. She also led AIA Wisconsin’s 2019 Fall Workshop focused on Practice Innovation, forecasting the future of the profession.  She contributes to numerous allied professionals through volunteerism and speaking engagements.  She also maintains her commitment to be a strong role model for young girls as a troop leader and lifetime member with the Girl Scouts of America.

The strength of the architecture team at Mead & Hunt is reinforced by Stacey’s leadership within the firm as a whole and across the broader AEC industry. With a constant commitment to empowering employees, the team perpetuates the firm’s purpose of shaping the future by putting people first.

Once again, congratulations, Stacey, on this amazing achievement! Your success elevates our profession, as well as the communities and people you help build.