Manning Architects has assembled a team of leading architects, designers, and other professionals that are qualified to design and implement projects to exceed your imagination. Contact us for all of your architecture, planning, and design needs.

Leadership

Wm. Raymond Manning

Wm. Raymond Manning

FAIA, LEED AP BD+C

CEO | President

Over the past 30 years, Ray Manning’s creative leadership has established Manning Architects with a local and national reputation in architecture, interior design, urban design, and planning. The core of his work has been the development, planning, and urban design of the City of New Orleans before and after Hurricane Katrina in 2005. In a Post-Katrina New Orleans, Ray Manning was responsible for spear-heading the Bring New Orleans Back Commission Neighborhood Planning Process and the City’s Master Plan and numerous other efforts to reinvigorate and restore the city.

Conway Cristina

Conway Cristina

AIA, LEED AP BD+C

Principal

With years of professional experience, Mr. Cristina’s extensive background includes commercial and residential design and renovation, contract document production, construction, financial and computer systems management, and computer imaging. His focus has been on transportation and hospitality projects. Mr. Cristina also oversees project accounting and billing, project budgets, schedules and resources.

Dominic A. Willard, Jr.

Dominic A. Willard, Jr.

AIA, NCARB, LEED Green Associate

Principal

Since joining Manning Architects in 2003, Dominic has served on multiple hospitality, education, and transportation projects. Dominic is experienced in all phases of the design and construction process, from programming and design development through construction administration. Dominic possesses a comprehensive background in the art of building construction, having worked in the field since 1994. Dominic is a LEED Green Associate, and has earned the National Council of Architectural Registration Boards (NCARB) Certificate and met the highest professional standards established by the registration boards responsible for for protecting the health, safety, and welfare of the public.

Tighe B. Kirkland

Tighe B. Kirkland

Assoc. AIA, LEED Green Associate

Project Manager

Tighe Kirkland joined Manning Architects in 2010, serving as a designer and project manager on corporate, residential, hospitality, and lifestyle projects. She is experienced in all phases of the design and construction process, from programming and design development to construction administration. Her other experience includes marketing and graphics coordination for proposals and presentation.