Daniel StewartAIA, AICP
Managing Partner, San Diego
As Managing Partner for San Diego, Dan has been responsible for some of the largest and most notable projects in the San Diego office's portfolio, and is a recognized leader in the Southwest federal market.
Dan served as the Program Manager for the $531 M San Diego County Operations Center. Later, Dan became the Program Manager responsible for the $1 Billion development of the Naval Base Coronado Coastal Campus, an entirely new base for the Navy SEALS. The project is being constructed in phases, and Dan has been responsible for managing the design and construction of 25 new buildings on approximately 122 developable acres, funded through 29 separate Congressional appropriations. Dan has kept each project on schedule and on budget.
A past president of AIA San Diego and director of AIA California Council, Dan’s 29 years of professional experience includes wide-ranging and complex assignments for all branches of government. Notable projects include the planning and design of administration centers for the Cities of Escondido, La Mesa, Oxnard, Corona and the County of San Diego. Dan is particularly noted for his ability to translate complex programming requirements into simple and understandable terms and for his level-headed ability to forge consensus among diverse stakeholder groups.
Dan was the first scholarship athlete to receive a professional degree in architecture at the University of Arizona. The self-discipline and time management skills that he first exhibited as a student have been employed in increasingly responsible architectural positions ever since.