Sometimes, leadership chooses us – even when we aren’t prepared to accept it. But when we embrace the moment, we find the opportunity to learn, to lead, and to create the best path for ourselves and our organization.

In fall of 2011, Craig Galati found himself in this place. Reluctantly, he chose to immerse himself into leadership at one of the most difficult times in his architecture firm’s history. What he learned, however, propelled him to a better place, and was the impetus for re-creating a firm poised for brilliance. A truly life-giving firm that will continue well past his tenure.

This is a story of vision, compassion, and grit.

Photography by Robert John Kley.

About Craig S. Galati, FAIA, FSMPS, CPSM

Combining his passions for both architecture and marketing led Craig Galati to build a purpose-centered practice focused on creating life-giving solutions for the community. As a champion for marketing’s powerful role in practice, Craig has immersed himself in The Society for Marketing Professional Services (SMPS), assuming a number of leadership roles including President of the Las Vegas chapter and Society President, where he helped develop the powerful vision statement, Business Transformed Through Marketing Leadership.

Through community engagement and in his role of Principal at LGA Architecture, Craig consistently demonstrates the critical role marketing holds in a successful A/E/C firms (architecture, engineering, and construction) while empowering professionals to become confident and strategic leaders. A Fellow recognized by both SMPS and The American Institute of Architects (AIA), Craig is an accomplished speaker and author, widely sought after for topics ranging from leadership to innovative marketing practices.

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Bring an open mind and an open heart. And have a favorite beverage on hand to enjoy a virtual toast.

Wednesday, June 15, 2022, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM

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