Robert Ivy is a businessman and CEO with numerous business accomplishments. Ivy received the title of Editor in Chief of the Architectural Record during 1996. With his assistance, the Architectural Record became one of the most popular journals for architecture.
Following his success with the journal, he received the title of Vice President for a number of other publications in architecture. Some of them include Vice President of McGraw-Hill Construction Media, GreenSource, SNAP and HQ Magazine. With all this experience in architecture and journalism, Robert Ivy went on to be selected as a juror for a specific panel pertaining to architecture. This panel was a highly respected team, featuring the memorial for Dwight D. Eisenhower.
In a recent article regarding the upsides of organizations, the idea of training employees is discussed. Employees often receive training at their work place prior to beginning their job. However, it is usually not enough. According to reports in 2010, there were more than 90,000 associations of trade in the United States. These associations use tools to advertise and recruit, such as their websites, webinars and newsletters. Using preexisting association tools are easier than attempting to start from scratch and create a new set of advertisements and media features.
During the years of 1981 to 1996 Robert Ivy was selected for the position of principal for Dean and Ivy. Robert Ivy was given the position of analyst and critic for many architectural publications. These publications valued his expertise in the field and opinions on topics pertaining to architecture.
Ivy is the CEO and VP of American Institute of Architects. The American Institute of Architects consists of 250 chapters with an excess of 90,000 members. These members are designers and architects that look for new and innovative ways to improve architecture and design. Ivy has been involved with the AIA since 2011. Since then, the organization has become more proactive and responsive in terms of influence. The company has been working to reach their goals as an organization. American Institute of Architects has built a digital-first infrastructure for technology and released a new campaign for architecture awareness.
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