Jess M. Sowards, AIA, LEED AP

smJESSEKentucky born and bred, Jess is a graduate of the University of Kentucky’s architectural program. He has been an integral member of the firm and south Florida community since 1987. He serves as a member of the Delray Beach Board of Adjustment, the Boca Raton Community Appearance Board and the Delray Beach Rotary. He formerly served as Chair of the Delray Beach Planning and Zoning Board and the Delray Beach Site Plan Review and Appearance Board; President of the AIA’s Palm Beach County Chapter; and a member of the Pineapple Grove Main Street Design Committee.

Jess remains involved with the design of most of the firm’s projects. His personal philosophy mimics that of the firm in that design relates to the vernacular of the region and the architect must always be sensitive to the economics of the project.