Founding Partner, President | Spagnolo Gisness & Associates


Al Spagnolo


An eminent figure in the architectural profession, Al is widely recognized as the creative force behind SGA’s success. Since establishing the firm in 1991, he has led its efforts to balance design excellence with responsible pragmatism, enhance the public realm, apply the latest technological advances and promote environmental conservation. As president and founding partner, Al oversees the direction of SGA, supervises new business development, and serves as the partner in charge for complex commissions in life sciences, higher education and large-scale mixed use markets. Under his leadership, the firm has grown significantly. Key milestones include the creation of a Virtual Design and Construction practice, which was a factor in Fast Company’s inclusion of SGA in its 2018 list of the Most Innovative Companies