jAMES h. cROFT
Cobb Veterans Memorial Foundation
JAMES h. Croft
CROFT ENGINEERING/ARCHITECTURAL & ASSOCIATES PRESIDENT
Jim has over 27 years of experience in architectural design and project management for local and national clients. He has extensive experience in master planning, programming and building design for a variety of project types including: financial, healthcare, church, residential, educational, commercial, computer, retail and governmental facilities.
EDUCATION, SERVICE AND/OR PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATIONS
- Master of Architecture, Georgia Institute of Technology, 1985
- Bachelor of Architecture, Georgia Institute of Technology, 1983
- NCARB Certified (National Architectural Certification)
- Leadership Paulding Class 20 graduate
- Paulding County Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors
- Paulding Economic Development Organization Board of Directors
- Cobb County Public Library Board of Trustees
- Registered in 40 plus states
RELEVANT PERSONAL AND/OR COMMUNITY ACTIVITIES
Jim is the founder and President of Croft & Associates Architecture, a full-service architecture firm located in Acworth, Ga. The 18-person firm was founded in 2005 and has since grown steadily. Croft & Associates recently designed, built and opened their new LEED registered office building on Blue Springs Road in Acworth.
Croft & Associates has experience in designing a variety of facilities including Churches, Hospitality, Mixed Use/Retail, Mission Critical, Education, Municipal Government as well as Federal Government facilities.
The firm has won such awards as the “Top 25 Small Businesses in Cobb County” as well as awards for the “Best Travel Plaza Design” by Convenience Store News in 2008 & 2009.
We pride our self on the strong ties to our local community while providing services to our clients nationally. We are dedicated to serving our clients by providing solutions that meet their business objectives and captures their vision. A significant portion of Croft’s work is repeat business from clients that value our dedication to responsive service, excellent communication and the highest quality design.
At Croft & Associates we believe that each day there are 3 things we must do:
- Serve our clients well
- Create an environment of growth for our people
- Manage our company as trustworthy stewards
Jim’s personal activities include: active member of Acworth United Methodist Church, Board of Trustees Chairman for past 8 years.
Jim has lived in the Acworth area for nearly 25 years. He has been married to Leslie for 27 years and they have 3 children: Brett (23), Marissa (21) and Emily (17).