Bank of America Project Team

Bank of America hosted the May 2011 Council for Interior Design Accreditation (CIDA) Board meeting in Charlotte, NC. As part of the meeting, the CIDA Board toured the Bank of America complex and convened a roundtable of select representatives from the corporate headquarters’ project team to discuss the successful collaborative process undertaken during this large-scale, complex project.

The Bank of America Center is a mixed-use and self-managed development project intended to accommodate the Bank of Americas’ growing space requirements on its up-town headquarters campus in Charlotte, NC. The roundtable of project leaders revealed how a strong commitment to collaboration unlocked innovation and led to exceptional outcomes for the Bank and the City of Charlotte. A complete summary of the roundtable discussion is available on CIDA’s website at

Bank of America project team leaders who participated were:
David Dooley, Balfour Beatty Construction, Charlotte NC (Contractor)
David Longo, CBI, Charlotte, NC (Furnishings)
John Morris, Perkins+Will, Charlotte, NC (Interior Design)
John Lijewski, Workplace Design Consultancy, Sister Bay, WI (Client)
Thomas Mozina, Perkins+Will, Chicago, IL (Architecture)

“The CIDA Board is grateful to Bank of America for hosting this very unique experience and to the roundtable participants for sharing best practices in collaboration. CIDA gained valuable insight that benefits our work, and Directors are impressed with the Bank’s dedication to quality workplace design and sustainable practices. ” states Robert Wright, CIDA Board Chair. CIDA is also grateful to meeting sponsors, CBI Charlotte and Tandus, who respectively hosted Board dinners. “CIDA is fortunate to have outstanding support from our design industry partners. We appreciate industry’s participation in our outreach efforts, and believe the ongoing exchange of information betters the design profession as a whole.”

The Council for Interior Design Accreditation is an independent, non-profit, accrediting organization responsible for setting standards and evaluating degree granting interior design programs. There are 171 CIDA-accredited programs in the U.S., Canada, and Qatar. Learn more at

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