Jeff Budgell, FALA, NCARB, LEED AP is the President of ALA’s 15-member National Board of Directors including directors appointed by the ALA chapters.
He serves as Principal for Architects’ Studio in Elmhurst, IL, a full-service architectural firm with residential, commercial and industrial project expertise.

Welcome Message from ALA President Jeff Budgell

ALA provides incredible value at an affordable cost and is open to all architects, associates, architecture students, allied professionals and building industry suppliers. Our organization is intentionally focused on small to medium-sized firms and fosters an open and collaborative culture. The tools we offer, from firm management and marketing to practical education, contracts, awards, sponsorships and more, give members the opportunity to thrive in their current roles and pursue career growth. Some members are international industry leaders, while others have award-winning city and suburban practices.

I invite you to attend our programs, meet our members, be inspired, and join today!