Mr. Bankston joined IBI Group in 2005 and brings 19 years of institutional, transit, high-rise and hospitality architectural experience to the firm.
Derek has experience managing local institutional projects with challenging budgets up to $2B mega projects with multiple international stakeholders. He has championed large teams through phased campus projects with complex interconnecting utility infrastructure in addition to leading focused renovations over a strict timeframe.
In addition to project management, Derek has a background in technology, is an early adopter of Building Information Modeling and has taught BIM at the college level. He regularly engages project teams to guide the coordination process across multiple disciplines and ensures clients benefit from the latest vetted practices and workflows.
Mr. Bankston has recently returned from working internationally across a variety of building typologies and is eager to apply his fresh perspective to the success of challenging projects in Texas.