Michael Graves Promotes Three Employees to Partner

February 13, 2024

WINSTON-SALEM, NCFebruary 13, 2024—Michael Graves, an award-winning architecture and design firm, is proud to announce three new promotions in our Winston-Salem studio. Scott Kasper, Liz Sims, and Craig Frazier have all been elevated to Partner.

“Each of our new partners have made significant contributions to the Winston-Salem studio. Scott, Liz, and Craig continue to be impactful within the firm, as we strive to deliver client-centered design solutions. We are excited about the future and continued professional growth opportunities for our talented staff”, said Ken McDaniel, AIA, Principal / President of the Winston-Salem studio.

“All three represent vital parts of the strategic growth plan. We are thrilled to see them carry on the success of the company in their respective functions with the added responsibility of becoming firm leaders,” said Joseph Furey, CEO.

Scott Kasper, AIA, LEED AP BD+C joined the company in 2014 after beginning his architecture career in New England. Scott is a Veteran of the US Army and holds a Bachelor of Architecture from Boston Architectural College.

Liz Sims, IIDA, RID joined the company in 2021 bringing more than two decades of experience in interior design. Liz is a graduate of Georgia Southern University and holds a bachelor’s degree in interior design.

Craig Frazier joined the company in 2014 bringing more than two decades of IT experience. Craig is a Veteran of the US Military.

About Michael Graves
Founded in 1964 by AIA Gold Medalist Michael Graves, Michael Graves has a unique multidisciplinary practice that offers strategic advantages to clients worldwide. Michael Graves’ work is a consequence of continually striving to learn and listen to their clients while aiming to deliver the highest level of service possible. The firm’s clients range from Fortune 100 companies and global manufacturers to start-ups, from government to cultural, educational, and healthcare institutions, and from real estate developers and retailers to homeowners and consumers. Michael Graves has one of the leading design practices in the world, offering services in architecture, product design, interior design, master planning, graphic design, and branding, and underpins clients’ success with design strategy consulting, feasibility studies, and research. For more information, visit


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Katie Pepper, CPSM

Partner / Director of Marketing