DLR Group has announced that Charles Dalluge, Associate AIA, has joined the firm as president and chief operating officer. He will be part of the firm’s executive leadership team and responsible for leading and managing operations in DLR Group offices across the United States and internationally. The firm currently serves clients from 19 U.S. locations and in Shanghai. Dalluge was formerly executive vice president of Leo A Daly.
“I am excited to add Charles to the DLR Group leadership team. He is an accomplished and respected leader in the design industry. He adds a diverse base of experience with domestic and international partners and clients that complement DLR Group’s growth strategies,” said DLR Group Chief Executive Officer Griff Davenport, AIA. “His hands-on knowledge and experience in geographies and market sectors which are evolving at DLR Group make him a great addition to our leadership team.”
Dalluge is active with the American Institute of Architects’ Large Firm Roundtable, is a member of the executive board of the Design Futures Council, a member of the Society of Military Engineers, a member of the Design Build Institute of America, and on the University of Nebraska College of Architecture and University Foundation.
“I’ve watched with great interest as DLR Group evolved into a design firm that ARCHITECT magazine recognized as the No.1 in the United States,” said Dalluge. “I believe in DLR Group’s listen.DESIGN.deliver approach to design, and the distributed leadership and employee-ownership model the firm has successfully evolved through the years. I look forward to partnering with Griff Davenport, the executive team, and all of the employee-owners to make DLR Group the most outstanding design firm in the industry.”
“Charles’ depth of experience includes stints in Hong Kong, Singapore, Hawaii, Phoenix, and Washington, D.C.,” said Davenport. “His experience managing projects and serving clients in the Middle East and Asia will enhance our growing global presence.” Dalluge will be based in DLR Group’s Phoenix office.