Senior Principal and the President of Glavé and Holmes Architecture, Richmond, VA

Randy Holmes is a Senior Principal and past president of Glavé & Holmes Architecture in Richmond, Virginia. For more than 40 years, he has specialized in the design of new buildings and the renovation and adaptive reuse of historic buildings or projects in unique settings. His acumen in various styles of architecture and expertise in many building typologies has allowed him to work on a number of project types including cultural facilities, academic buildings, mixed use projects, private residences, churches and hospitality venues throughout Virginia and the Southeast.

Several prominent Virginia structures, such as the William Smith Morton Library at Union Theological Seminary, the Virginia War Memorial’s Paul & Phyllis Galanti Education Center, Jamestown Settlement’s Visitor Center and Museums, and buildings on the campuses of the Christopher Newport University, Washington and Lee University, and the College of William & Mary have been influenced by his enduring design that aspires from a contextual understanding and celebrates the human spirit.

An award-winning architect, Mr. Holmes has received recognition for many of his designs including Architectural Digest, the American Institute of Architects, the Institute of Classical Architecture & Art, and American School & University.  Mr. Holmes is a Fellow of the American Institute of Architects. He has served on many boards and councils including the Maymont Foundation, the Virginia AIA. the Judson University Advisory Council and The Kumveka Advisory Board.  He currently serves as a Board Member of Youth Camps for Christ, and the Catholic University School of Architecture Board of Visitors.  A man of faith, he is active in his church as an Elder with Stony Point Church. He has enjoyed 39 years of marriage to the love of his life, Michaux Gee Holmes and they have three grown children and one grandchild.