Leaders of organizations must set themselves as good examples for their followers. They must themselves abide by the rules of the group, the duties and the responsibilities for the positions that they carry. One of the few leaders of organizations that have done this successfully is Robert Ivy. And his fortifying strengths and dedication in his leadership at American Institute of Architects as its EVP and CEO has resulted to him getting a Polk Noel Lifetime Achievement Award. View Robert Ivy’s profile at Linkedin.com
The fortunate luck of Robert Ivy of getting this award may also have something to do with how he has grown the membership of AIA to the highest number it has in decades. He was also able to open the members of AIA into many opportunities that previous leaders had not been able to do so. With Robert Ivy’s dedication for his craft, he has generated many prosperous deals to many architects. He’s been able to give its members the networks and access they need either to get more work or sustain their career. Mississippi Today also adds that the award Robert Ivy received is also a strong signal of his competence and his pride for bringing the name of Mississippi to great light. The Noel Polk Lifetime Achievement Award, it should be added, is given by the Mississippi Institute of Arts and Letters for various artists in the field of fiction, novel, music composition, photography and poetry. It is also the aim of the award to bring light to the hard work that these people have in pushing for values that their town roots has been strong to endorse.
The nominations for the Lifetime Achievement Award also come from the active members of the MIAL, and the award was definitely a highlight to the careers of those who were awarded by the prestigious recognition. Moreover, other names that are ranked with Ivy in the award include John T. Edge, the nonfiction writer, Michael Knight, a fiction writer and Charlie Buckley, visual artist. These are the 2018 winners, and now they’re going to join the other prestigious winners in the past, including actor Morgan Freeman and famous writer Eudora Welty. Read more: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Robert_Ivy