Matthew F. Burns, AIA
Executive Vice President & COO | Principal
“Success is achieved by hard work, dedication, never giving up and most importantly learning from our failures.”
Matthew Burns, AIA is currently Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer with EV&A Architects. As such he is responsible for making executive decisions for the company, overseeing operations, building business, and managing multi-million dollar projects. Matt is a registered architect and highly accomplished in the preparation and production of EV&A’s quality construction documentation. With over 15 years of experience in commercial, hospitality, healthcare and industrial projects, he is familiar with all phases of work from entitlements through contract administration.
As an integral part of the production team, Matt works closely with designers, and the client, coordinating the efforts of all outside consultants from the beginning of the schematic phase throughout the completion of the project. He is instrumental in meeting the applicable codes that govern any project and he works closely with all agencies having jurisdiction to ensure his projects are successful in securing the necessary building permits for construction.
2005, JMA Employee of the Year
2001, Gold Key International Honor Society
2000-2003, AIAS Las Vegas
2000-2003, Member, Golden Key International Honor Society
2016, Committee Member, Boy Scouts of America
Boy Scouts of America
American Institute of Architects NCARB’s Intern Development Program
AIA Young Architects Forum
LEAN Construction Institute
2003, Master of Architecture, UNLV
2000, Bachelor of Science, UNLV