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HNTB Corporation, a leading architecture and engineering firm, announced Keith Collins, Assoc. AIA, has joined the firm as West Region business development leader for sports architecture. With more than two decades of experience in sports design and management, Collins brings a wealth of expertise and innovative thought leadership to HNTB.

In his new role, Collins will spearhead growth and strategic direction for HNTB’s sports architecture practice, focusing on both collegiate and professional clients. He will advance the firm’s dedicated West Coast architecture presence, further solidifying its commitment to sports-focused design and delivery.

“Keith’s vision is to inspire our team of dedicated and passionate sports specialists,” said David Lopéz Tomé, HNTB architecture national practice leader and vice president. “Together, we aim to redefine industry standards, crafting innovative solutions that cater to the specific needs of each client. His strategic mindset and collaborative leadership mirror the very essence of HNTB’s dedication to providing unparalleled value to our clientele within the sports sector.”

Prior to joining HNTB, Collins was with another architecture firm as Southwest Regional practice area leader and development director – sports. He earned a Master of Architecture from Southern California Institute of Architecture and a Bachelor of Arts from Vanderbilt University. He is an associate member of the American Institute of Architects, serves as a member of the communications advisory committee for AIA California, and is a committee member and two-time former chairperson of the AIA|LA Design Awards Committee. Collins also has been a board member with the Southern California Development Forum for the past seven years.

HNTB’s signature architecture projects include serving as lead design architect for Lower.com Field for the Columbus Crew; architect of record for Las Vegas Raiders’ Allegiant Stadium; sports design architect for the Ryan Field Redevelopment for Northwestern University; and Mountain America Stadium at Arizona State University. The firm also served as lead architect of record and designer of Levi’s Stadium, the first new construction NFL stadium to achieve LEED Gold certification.

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