Speaker: Darrell Scott Jones
Affiliation: Georgia Institute of Technology
Title: Director of Design and Construction/Facilities Department
About Darrell Scott Jones:
A 1978 Tech graduate with a bachelor’s degree in architecture, Jones is a registered architect in Georgia with more than 30 years of design and construction management experience, in conjunction with an established reputation as a leader in architecture and building. His experience spans all stages of building projects, from pre-planning, design, construction and completion, totaling more than 40 capital projects totaling more than $2 billion in value.
Jones began his career working under fellow Tech alumnus John Portman as a designer and project developer. After 16 years with John Portman & Associates, he left in 1994 to enter J.A. Jones Construction Co., his family’s international construction business. Working as a construction manager, he specialized in the design-build delivery method.
From 2001 to 2006, Jones served as director of construction for Kiawah Island Development Partners in Charleston, S.C. From 2006 to 2007, he was project executive for Balfour Beatty Construction Co., and most recently he served as president of Tempest Environmental Systems in Chapel Hill, N.C.