AE Works

AE Works

Pittsburgh, PA | State College, PA | Washington, DC


AE Works Announces New Leadership Role Focused on Capital Building Projects

By AEWorks
Jan 12, '21 3:52 PM EST

(Pittsburgh, PA - January 2021)  - AE Works, a Pittsburgh-headquartered building design and consulting services firm, is excited to announce the appointment of Keith Lawrence as Director, Development Services.  

This new role was announced following AE Works making the prestigious 2020 Architecture 300, the list of the largest Architecture firms in the country.   Supporting the firm’s continued growth and specialization, this critical leadership role provides project management and corporate leadership to ensure the successful execution of AE Works’ growing private sector client base and high-quality service offerings.

As Director, Development Services, Lawrence will spearhead and grow the services AE Works offers to service capital projects needs of Clients located in the western Pennsylvania region.  

Lawrence has three decades of experience as a Project Executive and Owner Representative who has overseen over $3 billion in fast-paced complex capital improvement projects for private, industrial, and government sectors. He has managed all types of project delivery methods, including Design-Build, Design-Bid-Build, and CM at Risk, and more.  Prior to AE Works, Keith held senior leadership and executive positions at Big Burrito Group, Education Management Corporation, West Virginia University, FedEx, and others.   He has a Master of Industrial Engineering and a Bachelor of Mechanical Engineering from the University of Pittsburgh.

“We are excited to welcome Keith to this important role that was developed to enable client service locally in Pittsburgh where we are proud to be headquartered,” shares Michael Cherock, PE, President and CEO of AE Works. 

About AE Works: Named on the 2020 Architecture 300 and ENR Mid-Atlantic’s Top Design Firms List for the past four consecutive years, AE Works is an established and award-winning building design and consulting firm that has received awards for growth, social impact and design. With a mission to transform the lives of people and organizations by creating stunningly beautiful, highly functional, and safer spaces, AE Works integrates the practices of architecture, planning + strategy, engineering, project services and security risk management to develop innovative, creative and collaborative building solutions.  Firm experience spans commercial, government, healthcare, science and technology, higher education and public safety and security markets.  AE Works is headquartered in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania with additional office locations in State College, PA and Washington, DC.