Leadership

with integrity

Heather A. Mitchell
AIA, LEED AP BD+CPresident / Architect

Education
Bachelor of Science in Architecture, University of Virginia: Received the Shannon Award for Academic Excellence

Master of Architecture, Syracuse University: Received a Citation for Excellence in Thesis Design and the AIA Henry Adams Medal

Registration
Architect SC, 1998
Architect NC, 2008

Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Accredited Professional, Building Design and Construction, 2005

Membership
One Columbia for Arts and History Board Member

EngenuitySC Board of Trustees

Midlands Business Leadership Group

Greater Columbia Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors 2008

Leadership South Carolina Class of 2008

Leadership Columbia Alumni Award 2008

Columbia Business Journal’s 20 Under 40 Class of 2007

Leadership Columbia Class of 2006

United States Green Building Council, South Carolina & Midlands Chapters

National Council of Architectural Registration Boards

American Institute of Architects; Columbia Section Board of Directors 1996 – 1998; President 1998 - 1999

A member of The Boudreaux Group since 1995, Heather Mitchell has served as Project Manager and Project Architect on numerous significant design projects, including multiple award-winning projects. A talented architect especially skillful in executing challenging projects and fueling design inspiration, Heather possesses extensive knowledge in the areas of master planning, programming and historic preservation. A firm leader in sustainable design, she is currently involved in multiple projects seeking Silver LEED certification. Heather is a master of leading large teams and coordinating complex projects with unending energy. As President, she balances her time on projects with time dedicated to firm leadership, including business development, finance, strategic planning and community service.

Here is a sampling of projects on which Heather served as a key project team member:

  • Heather A. MitchellHistoric Logan Elementary School Restoration
  • Heather A. MitchellNorth Augusta Municipal Center
  • Heather A. MitchellSt. Therese Catholic Church Master Plan & New Church
  • Heather A. MitchellDreher High School
  • Heather A. MitchellUniversity of South Carolina School of Law
  • Heather A. MitchellLander University Master Plan
  • Heather A. MitchellSC Bar Conference Center

When not working for clients, Heather is active in the community on a number of fronts. She advocates for Columbia’s transforming economy by serving as an EngenuitySC Board of Trustee Member; likewise, she helps our region promote the value of arts and culture by serving as a Board Member for One Columbia for Arts and History. Heather is an avid runner and has completed two marathons along with the Governor’s Cup Half Marathon and the Marine Corps Mud Run. She also teaches the 4th grade Sunday School class at her church.