Company: Gray Construction
Location: Birmingham, Alabama, United States
Eddie Guy Ouellette, Architect at Gray Construction, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Executives for dedication, achievements, and leadership in construction and architecture.
With decades of experience to his credit, Mr. Ouellette has excelled as an architect with Gray Construction since 2011. Prior to this appointment, he was active as the owner of T&O Designers Inc. between 1994 and 2010. He previously served as an architect for Gray Construction between 1988 and 1993. Mr. Ouellette began his career with Johnson Romanowitz Architects from 1981 to 1988.
Among the highlights of his career, Mr. Ouellette fondly recalls designing the Central Clock Tower at the Student Center for the University of Louisville. Moreover, he was notably tasked with designing buildings for such companies as Mercedes, Mars Chocolate, Michelin Tire and Amazon. Mr. Ouellette is also incredibly proud of combining three of Hughes Aircraft Company’s locations in Carlsbad, California, Lexington, Kentucky, and Newark, New Jersey, into one facility in Kentucky in only one year.
Before embarking on his professional path, Mr. Ouellette pursued an education at the University of Notre Dame, from which he earned a Bachelor of Architecture in 1981. Outside of his primary endeavors, he has contributed as a board member for the Catholic Diocese in Lexington, Kentucky, a former player representative for his local Little League team and a sponsor for young graduates in his field. Likewise, Mr. Ouellette has maintained his affiliation with Habitat for Humanity, the National Council of Architectural Registration Boards (NCARB) and the American Institute of Architects (AIA).
The first in his family to become an architect, Mr. Ouellette attributes his success to harboring a passion for his profession in architecture, collaborating with others, and mentoring the next generation of architects. As a testament to his excellent endeavors, he was recognized for the Project of the Year by the General Contractors Association. Looking toward the future, Mr. Ouellette hopes to find a successor in the field and expand his architectural studio in Birmingham prior to his retirement, during which time he aims to buy, repair and resell distressed properties and single-family residences.
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