Ralph Hawkins

HKS Inc.

H. Ralph Hawkins, FAIA, FACHA, is chairman and CEO of HKS Inc., one of the top five architectural and engineering firms in the United States. Under Ralph’s direction, HKS is continually recognized for its unique ability to create and deliver award-winning buildings that are enhancing the human experience. The firm, which currently has $6.6 billion in work under way, employs 900 staff and operates from 23 worldwide offices. Hawkins also is a noted writer and speaker, as well as a recognized advocate and supporter of the building industry.