Jeffrey Abel has more than 20 years of experience in architecture and design. As Managing Principal of Abel Design Group, Jeffrey is responsible for the day-to-day operations of the firm and its personnel and provides the strategic vision for Abel Design Group. His goal is not to helm the biggest firm, but the best firm, providing a superior product for his clients and a work environment where employees can grow and prosper.
Jeffrey has extensive experience dealing with large corporate clients, including Newfield Exploration, Bechtel, Banco Santander, Superior Energy, and W&T Offshore. He has also worked with a number of institutional clients, including Houston Community College.
Prior to starting Abel Design Group, Jeffrey spent 8 years at Lamoureux Associates, where he was a Portfolio Manager and specialized in space planning and interiors. During his tenure there, he managed an average of 30 buildings as part of his building representation portfolio, and started a tenant representation group. He spearheaded the growth of the company from 3 to 27 employees by taking on more creative and challenging projects.
Jeffrey earned a Bachelor of Science in Architectural Studies from the University of Texas. He is an Associate member of the American Institute of Architects (AIA), a LEED Accredited Professional, a member of the United States Green Building Council, and a member of the Rice Design Alliance. He also serves on the board of Scenic Houston.
- Scenic Houston: Board Member since 2014
- Rice Design Alliance
- Gulf Coast Green Symposium
- AIA Houston 2016 Design: Interior Architecture