Brian Tibbs, Past President

Brian Tibbs, has been with the architecture firm Moody Nolan for almost 20 years. He was the Nashville project manager for the Music City Center architectural design team. In his role, Tibbs worked closely with architects from Atlanta-based tvs and Associates and Nashville-based Tuck-Hinton Architects. He recently completed the Meharry Medical College Cal Turner Family Campus Center project, the first new construction on the Meharry campus in forty years. A native of Huntsville, Ala., Tibbs is a 1991 architectural graduate of the New Jersey Institute of Technology. Since coming to Nashville in 1997, his work includes the historic restoration and renovation of Cravath Hall at Fisk University, which received the prestigious Historic Preservation Trust Honor Award. He has also managed the architectural design and construction of student centers at Jackson State University in Mississippi and Winston Salem State University in North Carolina. Other projects include the indoor practice facility at Oklahoma University and the baseball stadium at Middle Tennessee State University. He was also the project manager of the New Orleans’ Revitalization of B.W. Cooper, one of the neighborhoods ravaged by Hurricane Katrina in 2005.

During his 24 years in the industry, Tibbs has also worked with a variety of architectural building types ranging from small university and institutional renovations to large campus and municipal projects. He previously worked with an on-site firm at NASA Marshall Space Flight Center. Tibbs is a member of the American Institute of Architects member and chair of the Metropolitan Nashville Historical Zoning Commission and a member of the Metropolitan Nashville Planning Commission. He is on the board and current President of Historic Nashville Inc., the University of School of Nashville, the Metropolitan Nashville Airport Authority Arts at the Airport Board, the Rotary Club of Nashville, The Land trust of Tennessee, Nashville Convention & Visitors Corporation and an alumnus of Leadership Nashville. He is a past board member of Rebuilding Together, the Nashville Civic Design Center, the Northwest YMCA and the Metropolitan Nashville Board of Plumbing Appeals.

Brian is married to Felicia. They have one son, Ian, and they reside in Nashville.

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