With over 30 years of professional experience, architect Tony L. Gray, AIA has overseen planning, design, and construction over a wide range of corporate, commercial & residential projects. Tony established Graydesign Architecture, PA., a full-service architecture, planning, and design firm in 2006 and began the design/build collaboration with Guthmann Construction in the same year.
Prior to his partnership with Guthmann Construction, Tony Gray held many positions with Duke Energy in Charlotte, North Carolina, beginning as a Design Architect and finally overseeing a group of Business Development Executives who served as company liaisons to the design & development customers. He spent over 21 years at Duke Energy, designing offices, laboratories, training facilities & other miscellaneous support buildings as well as developing long range plans for support facilities for all power generation facilities in NC. Before joining Duke Energy, then Duke Power Company, Tony worked with J.N. Pease Associates in Charlotte and Raymond P. Howell, AIA, Architect in Boone, NC, where he worked on a multitude of various commercial, institutional, and residential projects.
Tony has won numerous industry awards for excellence for leadership, design and customer satisfaction and is a member of the American Institute of America (AIA), AIA North Carolina & AIA Charlotte. He has served the AIA in many leadership roles including a past President of AIA Charlotte. In addition to these professional associations, Tony has served the YMCA of Greater Charlotte and Siskey YMCA in a number of leadership roles including past Chair of the Board of Managers. Other board positions include past Board member of the Charlotte Mecklenburg Senior Centers, Inc. & current Board member of Godspeed Missionary Care organization. Tony & his family are members of Calvary Church in Charlotte where Tony has served in a number of roles including the Building Committee for the new Calvary Life Center & on several Global Outreach missions teams.
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