SPARTANBURG, SC – McMillan Pazdan Smith Architecture is proud to announce William Gray has been promoted to Spartanburg Office Director. William earned his Bachelor of Arts in Architecture from Clemson University in 2004 and his Bachelor of Architecture from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte in 2011. Since then, William has served as Director of the Spartanburg Community Studio and became an Associate Principal in 2018.
As a lifelong resident of Spartanburg, William is a recognized leader in the community and is passionate about its growth and success. He graduated from Leadership Spartanburg in 2014 as well as the Grassroots Leadership Development Institute of the Spartanburg County Foundation. He currently serves as an Executive Board Member for the Spartanburg Area Chamber of Commerce, is the Council President of Boy Scouts of America Palmetto Council, and Vice Chair of the Spartanburg Downtown Development Partnership.
“William has been a vital part of this firm’s development and growth over the last fifteen years, developing a name for himself within the Spartanburg community and the Upstate as a whole. He has consistently demonstrated strong technical knowledge with a client-focused approach and will continue to be an irreplaceable asset in his new role,” stated Ron Smith, AIA, Managing Principal.
About McMillan Pazdan Smith
McMillan Pazdan Smith is a regional, studio-based architecture, planning, and interior design firm that has practiced in the upstate since 1955. The firm was recently recognized as Engineering News Record’s 2019 Southeast Design Firm of the Year and received national recognition by Zweig Group as a “Best Firm to Work For” and a “Hot Firm” for the past 3 years. Offices include Charleston, Greenville and Spartanburg, SC; Asheville and Charlotte, NC; and Atlanta, GA.