Buddy Ragland serves as partner and architect at Coleman Partners Architects, LLC, in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. He recieved his Bachelor of Architecture from LSU (1980). In his years of practice, Buddy has developed a broad base of architectural knowledge and now serves as partner-in-charge of many ongoing projects for the firm. He has worked on national as well as international commissions, ranging from substantial hospitality, residential, and commercial works to medical, institutional, educational, and religious complexes. Buddy is also responsible for the daily administration of onsite supervision and cost estimating of all projects as well as the coordination for and quality control of construction administrative services for the firm. He continues to be an active participant in all levels of the American Institute of Architects, including having served as AIA Louisiana’s lobbyist. He has served as guest juror and lecturer at the LSU School of Architecture and continues to be involved in numerous local nonprofit boards and many other civic pursuits.