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Alumni Career Chat: Marc Spector

Alumni Career Chat: Marc A. Spector, FAIA, NCARB — From Taubman College to FAIA, Building a Career and a Firm

Marc Spector, FAIA (B.S. `87, M.Arch `88) is Principal/Owner of Spectorgroup. As Principal, he reframes the business of architecture to create value for design excellence and the profession through exemplary leadership. Moving the practice of architecture beyond traditional boundaries and market competition, Marc’s influential business model is built on: the creation of impactful life spaces regardless of project constraints, cultivation of client and team relationships into friendships, growth in new markets and services, and continual advancement of design innovation hand-in-hand with profitable business practices. 

Joining the firm in 1989, Marc earned his Master of Architecture from the University of Michigan and the Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts School of Architecture. A passionate alumnus and invited guest lecturer and juror at the University of Michigan, Syracuse University and the New York Institute of Technology, Marc shares his entrepreneurial expertise and teaches best business practices of successful architectural firms on the graduate level, bridging the theory-practice continuum.

Marc is a member of the American Institute of Architects College of Fellows. Fellowship is the highest honor to be bestowed upon an architect within the profession, recognizing not only the achievements of the architect as an individual, but also an architect’s contribution to the profession and to society.

This event is open to Taubman College students, faculty, staff and alumni: Lunch will be provided to those who RSVP; please bring your own drink.

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