Jonathan’s work resides at the intersection of architecture and service—bringing transformational design to under-resourced communities. He believes architecture is a medium through which people can come together and participate in positive change.
In 2020, Jonathan became CEO of Moody Nolan, championing the firm’s growth and service to the community. Through Jonathan’s leadership, Moody Nolan has expanded to 12 locations nationwide with 350 professional staff. More significant to Jonathan than the firm’s growth, is the firm’s impact on diverse urban communities. Jonathan believes focused efforts in these communities propel the profession toward empowering and uplifting diverse populations.
As CEO, Jonathan is driven by a passion to continue his father’s legacy of diversifying the practice of architecture. His dedication to advancing diversity garners national attention, recently earning Moody Nolan the 2021 AIA Architecture Firm Award. Recognized by his peers as an exceptional leader and mentor, Jonathan recently received the AIA Young Architect Award.
Through his career, Jonathan’s work is shaped by his commitment to serving the underserved. He regularly mentors at-risk youth and serves on local boards leading community development projects for low income neighborhoods. In all he does, Jonathan strives to create a more just and equitable future for all.