RIM Names David McVeigh as CEO/President

Apr 1, 2020

RIM Architects (RIM) announced David L. McVeigh as CEO/President, succeeding Larry S. Cash, who plans to continue as Founder and Chair of the Board. “Dave is a proven leader who has demonstrated his business skills, architectural knowledge, and keen ability to bring people together for more than 34 years. His vision is exactly what RIM needs as the company enters its next chapter of invigoration, innovation, and growth.”


Since joining the company in 1986 Dave has spearheaded initiatives across the company’s portfolio, working with each of RIM’s five offices to maximize the potential of each regional site and strengthen the offerings of the entire firm. He has introduced and led the firm into foreign markets spanning from Australia, Russia, and throughout Asia. Having resided in Alaska, Guam, and Hawaii, Dave recognizes regional and business diversification. He is keenly aware of the impact local culture brings to the design process.


Larry said, “Dave is clearly the right person to lead RIM and has the unanimous support of all of our Principals. He is a well-respected consensus builder who has thoughtfully and tirelessly supported RIM’s staff and clients. We couldn’t have selected a more qualified, knowledgeable role model to lead RIM.”


Dave’s focus will be business development and strategic growth the offering of diversified services and locations that complement RIM’s geographic diversity and design expertise. “I am humbled to lead RIM in this new decade. Larry has been my inspiration, my guide, and my lifetime mentor. I will do all I can to continue the great work Larry has inspired. Although Larry is not retiring, he will take a modified role, advising and counseling the firm while maintaining a schedule that allows more time with his family.”


RIM Architects is a design firm providing excellence in comprehensive architecture, interior design, planning strategy, sustainable design, and branding/graphic design services since 1986. Today, RIM is recognized for its diversity in regional design expertise—created and managed by a staff of 70 who are strategically located in Anchorage, Alaska; San Francisco and Tustin, California; Hagatña, Guam; and Honolulu, Hawaii. RIM supports clients from pre-design strategy through project implementation, occupancy, and post-occupancy follow up.