VLK Announces New Principal

Fort Worth, Texas 'VLK Architects announces James (Jim) Stephenson NCARB, LEED AP as its newest Principal responsible for the firm's automobile dealership sector. Owner and Principal of Stephenson Architects, Fort Worth, TX since 1983, he brings with him a vast amount of experience with building types such as institutional, warehouse, medical, retail, surgical, educational, office, service/repair, and many of the state's most reputable automobile dealerships such as Grubbs Infinity, Fort Worth and DFW Audi, and Fort Worth Honda. Projects include renovation/repair, retrofit, additions, and ground-up construction.

'I share in VLK Architects' passion for providing quality design to clients,' said Stephenson. 'Continuing this commitment of service with a reputable, well established firm who has the resources to deliver quality projects on time and within budget makes this new journey with VLK exciting.'

VLK Architects has enjoyed partnerships with auto dealers such as Huggins Honda, Roundtree Automotive, and Fort Worth Audi (Baillargeon dealerships). With an interest of always providing their clients with excellent service in architectural design and project management, VLK saw Stephenson as the perfect fit for the auto dealership sector of their practice.

'Jim joins the VLK team with an impressive, extensive list of experience and proven ability in the auto dealership sector,' said Sloan Harris, VLK Partner. 'It was, however, the way in which he does business that directly correlates with the core values we have here at VLK - dedication to quality service and long lasting client relationships - that made it an easy decision, ensuring our core values continue to be well represented by leaders like him.'

Stephenson, a native of Fort Worth, has two grown children who reside in Dallas and Tortola, B.V.I.