Michael Ayles has been with Antinozzi Associates since 1994, becoming a Principal in 2008. An assertive, proactive individual with the firm and in the profession, Mike advanced quickly through the firm ranks as a Project Architect and Project Manager for many educational, corporate, and financial-based projects. He also held the role of Director of Operations from 2004-2006.
Since 2006, Mike has overseen all of the firm’s marketing efforts, business plan/strategy, and staff recruitment and retention in the role of Principal of Business Development. In addition, Mike is assigned as Project Manager to selective client projects, notably those involving pre-referendum and public communication strategies for projects requiring town/voter approval or community involvement.
Over 25 years, Mike has been an invited speaker, moderator, panelist, and keynote presenter at numerous local, regional, and national professional conferences. Topics have included the practice of architecture, marketing and business development, professional leadership, and mentoring.
An elected official in his hometown, Mike brings a unique perspective of financing and public relations to every project he is involved with. Mike’s additional civic and community service within, and outside, architecture have earned him numerous honors by the AIA (including elevation to the College of Fellows in 2017), business publications, non-profit organizations, and his alma mater (Distinguished Alumnus of the Year).