G. Wesley Jones, AIA, NCARB, LEED AP BD+C
Principal

With more than 30 years of commercial architecture and interiors experience, Wes lives and breathes the idea that great design can truly enhance business goals. A founding Principal at ai Design Group, Wes maintains long-standing  client relationships that are testament to his talent, collaborative spirit and ability to consistently deliver inspired design. With a strong commitment to both architecture and interior design, Wes has delivered workplace interiors and headquarters, retail shell and interiors, hospitality, and turnkey automotive projects across the country. Wes is also a recognized design expert in the motorsports industry.  His work — beginning in 1997 with the nine-story, AIA award-winning Texas Speedway Club Tower project —has since led to major stadium expansions and campus master plans across the country and internationally. Wes was profiled in The Mecklenburg Times as a “Power Player” and recognized by Business Leader Media as 2012’s “Business Leader of the Year” in Architecture.

Registered in 21 states; American Institute of Architects (AIA) Member; Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design Accredited Professional (LEED AP); Charlotte Chamber of Commerce Board of Advisors; MeckEd’s Executive Committee; Hospitality and Tourism Alliance Board of Directors (HTA); Rotary Club of Charlotte; Leadership Charlotte Graduate (Class 32)

Education:BS in Architecture, University of Cincinnati
Projects: Las Vegas Motor Speedway, Sonic Automotive Headquarters, MetLife Retail Headquarters