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Architect

James William Melsop, American architect. Reg. architect, professional engineer. Named E&Y Entrepreneur of Year, 1999. Member American Institute Architects., Harvard Club New York City, Presidents' Club, Ohio State University (Distinguished Alumnus award 1989).

Background

Melsop, James William was born on June 2, 1939 in Columbus, Ohio, United States. Son of James Brendan and Juanita Kathryn (Van Scoy) Melsop.

Education

Bachelor of Architecture, Ohio State University, 1964; Master in Architecture, Harvard University, 1965; Master of Business Administration, University of Chicago, 1975.

Career

Architect, The Austin Company, Chicago, 1967-1969; manager business development, The Austin Company, Chicago, 1969-1974; assistant district manager, The Austin Company, Chicago, 1974-1975; president, managing director, Austin Brasil, Sao Paulo, 1975-1978; assistant district manager, The Austin Company, Roselle, New Jersey, 1978-1980; district manager, The Austin Company, 1980-1981; vice president, district manager, The Austin Company, Cleveland, 1986; group vice-president, director, The Austin Company, Cleveland, since 1986; executive vice president chief operating officer, The Austin Company, Cleveland, 1992; president, Chief Executive Officer, The Austin Company, Cleveland, since 1992; also chairman, board directors, The Austin Company, Cleveland.

Achievements

  • Reg. architect, professional engineer.

Membership

Member American Institute Architects., Harvard Club New York City, Presidents' Club, Ohio State University (Distinguished Alumnus award 1989).

Connections

Married Sandra Lee Minnich, September 21, 1957. Children: Deborah Lee, Susan Elizabeth, Kathryn Anne.

father:
James Brendan Melsop

mother:
Juanita Kathryn (Van Scoy) Melsop

spouse:
Sandra Lee Minnich

child:
Susan Elizabeth Melsop

child:
Kathryn Anne Melsop

child:
Deborah Lee Melsop