Jonathan Moody: CEO of the Year 2020 finalist
Small business finalist: Jonathan Moody, CEO, Moody Nolan
The CEO of Moody Nolan architecture firm, Jonathan Moody, leads a company that has grown to over 230 employees and 11 offices since it was founded by his father, Curt Moody. The firm’s designs have won over 300 design citations including 46 from the American Institute of Architects. Jonathan has worked on a variety of civic, sports, education, health care, and institutional projects. With passion to continue his father’s legacy, he leads the firm focusing on growth and innovation—and on helping communities in need. He has helped continue and extend the firm’s position as the largest African-American owned architecture firm in the nation. Moody has more than 12 years of design experience focused on integrating digital fabrication and social engagement into the design process. He is also devoted to community service through mentoring and education programs focused on developing young men. Moody holds a Bachelor of Architecture with a minor concentration in Africana Studies from Cornell University and a Master of Architecture from UCLA.