Mark Daniels: CEO of the Year finalist

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Columbus CEO
Mark Daniels, president and principal of M+A Architects

Small business finalist: Mark Daniels, president and principal, M+A Architects

The president of M+A Architects has worked with the firm for more than 33 years and has served as president for the past 20. Daniels leads the company’s mission to design for the future, with specialties in multi-use projects, multifamily housing, urban infill, walkable neighborhoods and responsible planning. M+A has grown to 85 employees and $21.3 million in annual billings, with signature projects including work at Easton Town Center, the Pointe at Polaris, Capital Park South Industrial Park, The Lane and Xander on State. Daniels is a member of the American Institute of Architects and the U.S. Green Building Council. He is a former advisory board member for Urban Land Institute-Columbus, and was recognized with a lifetime achievement award from Vistage Worldwide. Under Daniels’ leadership, M+A formalized a corporate and social responsibility partnership with Habitat for Humanity, Dress for Success and A Kid Again. Daniels holds a Bachelor of Science in architecture from Ohio State University and is a registered architect in Ohio.

Read about all of our CEO of the Year 2020 award winners.