Co-founder and Principal | Phase Zero Design, Inc.

James R. Kimball, Jr.


A Registered Architect with over 30 years of experience, Jim is a proven leader in the professional services industry. He possesses extensive management experience, managing an office for a national A/E firm taking it from a $2 million loss to a $1.4 million profit in three years. As the Director of Marketing for another national A/E firm, he developed a specialization in branding, marketing and business development. Jim is currently a co-founder of Phase Zero Design, Inc.

Jim is also an Adjunct Faculty member of the Boston Architectural College where he teaches Professional Practice Management.

Jim is a thought leader and comments regularly on the trends and issues shaping the design industry. He is also an active participant in many trade organizations and has held several public service positions including the Town of Duxbury Planning Board and Design Review Board and the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority Advisory Board.

Jim is a graduate of the University of Detroit where he received a Bachelor of Architecture, cum laude and participated in the School of Architecture’s extension program in Firenze, Italia. He is NCARB certified and is licensed to practice architecture in 37 states and the District of Columbia.