McCollough appointed to Al. Board for Registration of Architects
On July 24, 2019, Sted McCollough, president and owner of McCollough Architecture in Orange Beach, was appointed by Governor Kay Ivey to the Alabama Board for Registration of Architects. Established in 1931, the Alabama Board of Architects is charged with protecting the health, safety, and welfare of the public by registering and regulating architects.
“It is a great honor to serve in this capacity and I commit to do so with the utmost integrity and honesty,” said McCollough.
McCollough (pictured) graduated from the University of Alabama with a B.S. Degree in Interdisciplinary Studies in Architecture and continued with an additional Bachelor of Architecture degree from Mississippi State. Upon graduation, McCollough joined an architectural firm in Montgomery, and several years later was appointed Director of the Alabama Building Commission. The Building Commission serves as the building code official and contract administrator for all state-funded construction (approximately $350 million in construction annually). During his tenure as Director, McCollough was elected President of the Southeast Region of the National Association of State Facility Administrators. McCollough fulfill ed his dream of starting his own practice at the Alabama Gulf Coast in 1999.
McCollough Architecture is located at The Wharf. The firm’s work can be seen throughout the Gulf Coast in Alabama, Florida and Mississippi. Some of the most notable works include: Columbia Southern University, Visitors’ Center for Gulf Shores and Orange Beach Tourism; Foley Pedestrian Bridge and Clock Tower, the new Gulf Coast Zoo; Kaiser Reality Building, The Hang-Out in Gulf Shores, The McCollough Institute and numerous custom homes, including a home design featured on ABC’s television’s show, Extreme Makeover Home Edition in 2010.
McCollough serves on the Executive Board for the South Baldwin Chamber of Commerce, Foley Rotary Club, and the Baldwin County Architectural Preservation Board.
McCollough’s diverse experience should serve him well on the Alabama Board for Registration of Architects. He looks forward to working with the Board to continue to expand our communities for future generations and further safe and healthy economic growth.
McCollough and his wife, Rebecca, reside in Bon Secour and have four children; Ryan, Brent, Shelton and Charli. For more information McCollough Architecture, info, visit mccollougharchitecture.com.