01 October 2019
April Pottorff Appointed to Director of Design
Congratulations to Senior Vice President April Pottorff, FAIA on being named CGL’s new Director of Design. April is nationally recognized as an expert for her leadership in justice facility architectural design and planning. She has provided insight and understanding of the varied operational and organizational structures of justice-related agencies and utilized innovative strategies to create optimum working environments for justice personnel and all individuals that come in contact with these buildings.
The first woman in the state of Kentucky to be elevated to the prestigious College of Fellows by the American Institute of Architects, April has a long-standing involvement in the AIA’s Academy of Architecture for Justice (AAJ) sustainable community and advocates for a systems approach to evidence-based design applications for facility design. The result of her work has created strong civic buildings that enhance and contribute to the communities where they are located.
As a leading expert in the architecture practice and planning of structures related to justice, April has immersed herself into all phases of the AIA’s Academy of Architecture for Justice (AAJ) and the National Institute of Corrections (NIC). She has developed curriculum, taught seminars, authored numerous articles, and her work has been published and profiled in national journals and magazines. She regularly lectures at national conferences on topics that address planning and design issues related to justice facilities.
April’s design experience in the courts and detention system, her management skills and her stellar reputation in the justice community are amazing assets that will strengthen CGL’s promising future.
Connect with April today: LinkedIn | April Pottorff, FAIA – CGL Companies