James Morris, AIA

Architect

Professional Background

Prior to joining CGA in 2016, Jim worked extensively in Columbia and Jefferson City. He served as project manager for the State of Missouri, Division of Facility Management, Design and Construction for seven years. He managed historic preservation projects at the Missouri State Capitol. He managed the renovation and historic preservation of buildings 75 and 78 at the Jefferson Barracks in St. Louis. He also managed capital improvement projects including prisons and veteran facilities.

At Columbia Associates, Jim’s project experience encompasses recreational facilities, Boone Hospital renovation, schools, a daycare center, condominiums, an art studio, and fire stations. 

At The Architects Alliance in Jefferson City, projects Jim managed include a church youth building addition, a beer distributor, a radiology clinic, a law office, a daycare center, and multiple retail projects.

Jim enjoys the variety of responsibilities required by managing multiple projects at different phases of design. He is experienced in each phase from project launch to ribbon cutting and is a tremendous asset to CGA.

Education

  • Bachelor of Architecture - Kansas State University

Architectural Registrations

  • Missouri

Affiliation

  • Mid-Missouri American Institute of Architects

                2004 - Chapter President

                2003 - Chapter President - Elect

                2002 - Board Director

                2000-2001 - Chapter Secretary/Treasurer

  • Mid-Missouri CSI

Community Services

  • Capitol City Toastmasters
  • Capitol City Jaycees (1998-1999 Chapter President)