Tim Bakos



Washington, DC

+1 (202) 624-8370

With over 24 years of experienced gained from a range of roles, Tim specializes in hands-on, strategic business and financial accountability at global, multidisciplinary architecture firms.

As our Washington, D.C. office's Director of Operations, Tim is responsible for business operations and design and delivery across all market sectors in the DC office, and connecting those efforts with the broader, collaborative efforts firm wide. Tim stimulates an open, learning, teaming culture and inspires a spirit of mentorship and accountability across the business. As the Corporate, Commercial, and Civic Practice Leader, he is an engaged and agile architect who leads teams to deliver complex, mixed-use urban repositioning and multi-family renovation, as well as specialized retail, hospitality, commercial and institutional projects of both renovation and new construction.

As an office executive, Tim uses practical perspective to develop emergent business strategies, and evolve or adjust otherwise time-tested work practices so that all may achieve greater success. His passion is to build trusting teams, and surround himself with talent with clear accountabilities. He fosters an environment with frank, effective communication—at all levels—intent to create a culture that is rich with opportunity for inspired architecture.