Executive Team

Kevin Burns, AIA

President/Founder

Kevin Burns is the Principal and Founding Architect.  He holds a Bachelor of Architecture, Bachelor of Science in Environmental Design, and a Masters in Business Administration. Kevin is a registered architect in a total of 26 states.

With over 25 years of experience in architecture, Kevin has provided consulting services on several master planning projects and financial pro-forma analyses for various developments.  He has an extensive background in architecture that includes corporate office facilities, industrial warehousing, medical facilities, retail centers, churches, and community centers.  Along with his years spent in architecture, Kevin also provides commercial real estate brokerage services through another company he owns called AI Real Estate LLC.  He is responsible for over $20 million in sales and leases each of the last 5 years.

Amos Benjamin, AIA

Vice President/Founder

Amos Benjamin is a Vice President and Founding Architect of AI. He holds a Bachelor of Architecture from the University of Kentucky. Amos serves​ as the Architect of most projects for Architectural Investments in the state of Kentucky.  

With more than 35 years of experience in architecture, Amos has built valuable relationships with construction specialists, contractors, consultants, and regulatory agencies. He has an extensive background in architecture that includes government centers, military facilities, academic programs, retail centers, medical facilities, restaurants, and parking garages. His years of experience have provided him with extensive knowledge of construction costs and methods.  At Architectural Investments, his primary role is to lead programming, design, code analysis and quality control for his clients.

 

Michael Owens

Vice President

With over 15 years of experience, Michael has wide range of experience in both architecture and construction. Michael graduated with a Bachelor of Fine Arts from the Savannah College of Art and Design School of Architecture in 2005. Prior to joining Architectural Investments in 2012, Michael served as Project Designer for Weber Group Inc. in Sellersburg, Indiana. He worked on multiple housing projects, food and beverage service designs, and medical office projects. 

Since joining Architectural Investments in 2012, Michael has worked on a wide array of projects. From assisting with the conceptual design, production of construction documents, and 3D modeling and rendering for several medical and healthcare facilities, renovations of existing retail centers, and commercial adaptive re-use projects; his diverse skill-set has been an asset to the company. Michael became a licensed  Architect in the state of Tennessee in 2020 and is on track to be NCARB certified by 2023. 

 

Joe Dye, AIA

Vice President

Joe Dye is Vice President and Project Manager.  He holds a Bachelor of Architecture from the University of Kentucky and is an Architect and Interior Designer. 

 

With over 25 years of experience in architecture, Joe is an award-winning designer with experience in a variety of projects in medical, higher education, government, multi-family/mixed use, adaptive reuse, commercial, and hospitality.  With his work designing Brand Experiences, Joe is passionate about creating solutions that go beyond expectations of the client’s vision. His awards include the Shop! Design Gold Award in 2018 for his work on the Big Chicken Project for KFC and the AIA KY Design Excellent Award for his work on the Gheens Science Center & Rauch Planetarium.  He is member of several professional organizations including the AIA CKC where he has held several leadership and service positions.  Joe is also a member of the national AIA, and the Design Management Institute.