Mike Neville, executive vice president of Ghafari Associates, was recently sworn in as the 2016 president of the American Institute of Architects Michigan chapter.
As an active and longstanding member of the organization, Neville has held a number of committee and board positions with the Michigan and Detroit chapters; including his most recent role as 2015 vice president of the Michigan chapter.
With more than 30 years of architectural, engineering and project management experience, Neville, of Novi, is responsible for corporate operations, client interface and sales at Ghafari. His international experience includes numerous industrial and manufacturing projects.
Having spent many years serving on the Emerging Professionals Committee, Neville has maintained a vested interest in ushering new architectural professionals into their career paths through various mentorship and educational tools. One of his top priorities for the year is to provide new professionals with more opportunities to develop their careers and to connect with industry leaders for additional counsel.