Santa Barbara Builders Panel

Please join us in Santa Barbara for our next builder’s panel:

Building for the Future
Discover the Challenges, Discover the Solutions

The ICAA Southern California Chapter’s next builder’s panel will examine the challenges and solutions for building into the the future. In this spirited conversation, learn how leaders in the industry are preparing for what lies ahead in construction. Be sure to bring your own questions for an insightful Q&A session during the panel!

A brief overview of our moderator and panelists:

Ceci Clarke’s firm, Ceci Clarke Inc., was the first women-owned luxury homebuilder universally recognized in Southern California and her work has been featured in premiere publications such as Architectural Digest, Town & Country, and Elle Decor. Along the way, she’s built over $1 billion in assets, has successfully built a number of companies including starting two of her own. As the principal of CCI, she continues her mission to change our industry by upleveling operational excellence and recognizing the needs of her clients.

Patrick McCoy has worked in high end residential construction for almost 30 years, accruing a broad range of experience, and depth of exposure, having managed some of the most prestigious home and estate builds in Los Angeles and Montecito. He and his colleagues at McCoy Construction have been fortunate enough to collaborate with some of the best architects, designers, and subcontractors on a range of designs from the most traditional to the most challenging contemporary concrete and glass structures. Always striving to add to their knowledge from every project, Patrick and his coworkers are keen to make each build a positive, and valuable experience for the entire team.

David McWhirter leads the Southern California office for Taconic Builders as Director of Operations. With over 35 years of delivering excellence in high-end custom residential construction, he brings his passion for executing impeccable delivery of architectural design at the highest level to the benefit of his clients and his project teams.

Ryan Prahm found interest in the building process at an early age. He began working hands on in the field in Northern California, building custom residential homes, specializing in remodels and additions. He has field experience working in all trades, although enjoys design, project development, and working with people the most. He is a graduate of UCSB, where he enjoyed doing finish carpentry to offset college expenses. After receiving his General Contractor’s license in 2001, Ryan went to work in Project Management, and joined DD Ford in 2004. He is a Partner at DD Ford Construction, and loves the opportunity to go to work each day.

Brian Pinkett, AIA, has been working with Landry Design Group for almost 30 years. As principal, Brian focuses on design, management and the firm’s overall organizational growth. He received a Bachelor of Architecture degree from Cornell University, studying Urban Design and Planning in Washington, D.C., and Renaissance Architecture in Rome with the late historian Colin Rowe. Brian also taught architectural design and theory at Cornell University’s Introduction to Architecture Program. Brian knew he wanted to be an architect at a very young age. At 18 he won the Young American Design Award: the single-family home that he designed was built in the suburbs of Washington, D.C. Other significant awards include: La Cite Internationale de Montreal Award and many Gold Nugget Grand Awards with Landry Design Group. He is also a member of the National Trust for Historic Preservation, the Los Angeles Conservancy, and a board member of the Institute of Classical Architecture & Art, Southern California Chapter.

Graciously sponsored by: Powerfull Systems & Lutron

Free for ICAA members
$40 for non-members

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March 14 @ 6:00 pm
6:00 pm — 8:00 pm (2h)

Santa Barbara Wine Collective 131 Anacapa Street Santa Barbara

AIA, Brian Pinkett