“Kerry is a knowledgeable resource in the architectural community. He has a good pulse on the people and jobs and can find the right talent for the right job. We have hired several people referred to us through Kerry. He does all the ground work, and for the people we have met, they have been reviewed and presented in a professional manner. We have had great results.”

President, Fox Architects
McLean, VA

Roster of Relationships

American Institute of Architects, Washington, DC
American Institute of Architecture Students, Wash, DC
American Society of Landscape Architects, Wash, DC
American Marketing Association, Washington, DC
Array Health Facility Services, Philadelphia, PA
ASD, Inc., Atlanta, GA
Baker Engineers, Pittsburgh, PA
Ball State University, Muncie, IN
Beamer & Associates, Alexandria, VA
Bensinger Dupont & Associates, Gaithersburg, MD
BBM Interiors, New York, NY
Business Crafters, Bethesda, MD
Cafritz Company, Washington, DC
Carter Burgess Architects, Fort Worth, TX
CBI Group, Stone Mountain, GA
Clark Tribble Harris & Li, Charlotte, NC
CMSS Architects, Virginia Beach, VA
Commercial Real Estate Women, McLean, VA
COMSIS Corp., Silver Spring, MD
Corridor Real Estate Journal, Silver Spring, MD
CUH2A, Princeton, NJ
Design Center Carpets, Washington, DC
Dorsky Hodgson + Partners, Cleveland, OH
Drug Control Policy Group, Bethesda, MD
EDAW, Alexandria, VA
Emtech Associates, Inc., Timonium, MD
Ewing Cole, Philadelphia, PA
Fox Architects, McLean, VA
Galliher & Huguely, Washington, DC
Greenhorne & O'Mara, Inc., Greenbelt, MD
Guldu & Fernandez, Falls Church, VA
Harris Design, Dallas, TX
Harvey Construction, Inc., Bethesda, MD
Heery International Architects, Washington, DC
HNTB Architecture, Kansas City, MO
HOK, St. Louis, MO
The Hillier Group, Princeton, NJ
Hord Coplan Macht Architects, Baltimore, MD
Ikon 5 Architects, Princeton, NJ
Indiana University, Bloomington, IN
Intelcom, Inc., Lexington, KY
Intraplan, Inc., Arlington, VA
Kfoury Construction, Inc., Falls Church, VA
Jacobs Engineering, Boston, MA
Jefferson Management Group, Inc., Vienna, VA
KCI Technologies, Inc., (Kidde) Baltimore, MD
Law Group of Companies, Atlanta, GA
Leapley Company Construction, Washington, DC
Leo A Daly International, Omaha, NE
Lightworks Construction, Inc., Bethesda, MD
Marriott International, Bethesda, MD
Matrix Design Group, Arlington, VA
McDevitt & Street Construction, Gaithersburg, MD
Metzner Group, Myersville, MD
Monarc Construction, Inc., Arlington, VA
Morris Architects, Houston, TX
NBBJ, Seattle, WA
Payette Associates, Boston, MA
Perkins & Will, Chicago, IL
Preston Partnership, Atlanta, GA
Probst-Mason Architects, Baltimore, MD
W. G. Reed Architecture, Inc., Bethesda, MD
Ritz Carlton Hotels, Atlanta, GA
Roberts & Vardell, Inc., Arlington, VA
Rouse Construction, Inc., Baltimore, MD
Setter Leach & Lindstrom, Minneapolis, MN
Settles Associates, Arlington, VA
U. S. Green Building Council, Washington, DC
URS Corporation, Columbus, OH
Wisniewski-Blair & Associates, Alexandria, VA

HR Consulting Services

HR Audit and Recruitment Analysis
Company HR Strategy
Recruitment/Executive Search
Benefits & Compensation Analysis
Employee Communications
Employee Relations
HR Tools
Outplacement Consulting

At the Helm…

Kerry Harding brings more than twenty-five years of experience in strategic consulting with architecture firms across the United States. Combining a five-year professional degree from Ball State University's College of Architecture and Planning with an MBA in marketing, he has served as the executive director of the Professional Services Management Association and in executive positions with such firms as Greenhorne & O’Mara, Cooper Lecky Architects (now part of HDR) and Hillier, a national architecture, interior design, engineering and landscape architecture consulting firm (now RMJM/Hillier).

As the former managing editor and, currently, as a consulting editor for DesignIntelligence, he has written and reported frequently on strategies for growth and change as well as other strategic management issues affecting architectural, engineering and interior design firms. In addition, he has authored more than 200 articles for the design professions and produced publications on ownership transition, recruiting, marketing, and management issues for the Professional Services Management Association, the Society for Marketing Professional Services and as editor for Indianapolis Landscape Architecture, published by the Landscape Architectural Foundation. He was named Distinguished Alumnus of the Year by the Ball State College of Architecture and Planning and currently represents the College on the University’s National Philanthropy Council and is its alumni recruiting representative for the Mid-Atlantic region.

Based in the Washington, DC area, Harding serves as President and Chief Recruiting Officer of The Talent Bank, Inc. an executive recruiting and management consulting firm founded in 1984, which specializes exclusively in recruiting architects and other design professionals; and as a senior consultant with Greenway Consulting, an Atlanta-based managing consulting firm for design and engineering firms. He is active in various design-related organizations as well as numerous religious, civic and philanthropic activities.