William McCord, AIA, Earns National Design-Build Certification

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McCord joins a growing industry of design-build professionals redefining project delivery throughout the United States

William McCord, AIA, President with WKMC Architects, Inc. has successfully completed the Design-Build Institute of America’s comprehensive education and certification testing program to achieve the design-build industry’s highest designation as a nationally certified Design-Build Professional.™  Two to six years of substantial, documented direct project experiences in design-build project delivery experience is an additional prerequisite for Designated Design-Build Professional™ certification.

DBIA Certification is the nation’s only measurable standard of an individual’s knowledge of the Design-Build Done Right™ principles vital to successful project delivery. By completing these requirements, which touch on all aspects of design-build, candidates earn the right to display “DBIA” after their names, identifying them to design-build end-users and the industry at large as experienced design-build professionals.

“DBIA’s Designated Design-Build Professional™ certification program has grown exponentially over the years mirroring the growth of the entire design-build industry. In fact, many public and private owner solicitations now expressly encourage the inclusion of team members with DBIA™ Certification in their expanding number of design-build projects. DBIA is proud to offer the industry’s gold standard in education and to continue to certify record numbers of dedicated design-build professionals each year.” …Lisa Washington, DBIA Executive Director/CEO

DBIA offers certification in design-build project delivery to:

  • Owners
  • Architects
  • Engineers
  • General contractors
  • Subcontractors
  • Project managers
  • Legal professionals
  • Academics

Maintaining the credential requires a minimum of 24 hours of continuing education credit every two years.



Media Contacts:

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Corpus Christi, Texas 78404



Kim Wright, DBIA Strategic Communications Director

Office: (202) 454-7531

Cell: (703) 244-5692


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