KAI Promotes Derwin Broughton to Deputy Director of Architecture

KAI is proud to announce that Derwin Broughton, AIA, has been promoted to Deputy Director of Architecture.

Broughton, who previously held the position of Senior Project Architect/Project Manager, joined KAI four years ago. As Deputy Director, Broughton will be more closely involved in the formulation of architectural plans and management, while acting as a steward of all work entrusted to the architectural department and promoting corporate excellence. His professional experience will guide him in setting goals for the KAI office, establishing future objectives by identifying issues and opportunities, and developing strategic recommendations.

"Derwin has meticulously climbed the ranks with his dedication and commitment to not only the architectural department, but to the overall success of our Dallas office," said KAI Texas President and COO Darren L. James. "For the past couple of years, along with his design responsibilities, Derwin has also supported business development and project management, where he has shown exemplary performance and has proven himself as a committed company advocate. He has always shown initiative in the performance of his duties, even going above and beyond what is expected of him."

Broughton has a Bachelor of Science in Design/Architecture from Clemson University. He is also a board member for Dash for the Beads, a non-profit organization that promotes healthy eating and physical activity for grade school children. In the recent past, he was Board Chair for Junior Players, Dallas’ oldest children's theater, as well as a board member for AIA Dallas.

Broughton has been recognized by the Dallas Business Journal, Engineering News-Record and the American Institute of Architects for his exemplary leadership in the architectural profession.