As President and Cofounder, Russel Tyner has been instrumental in guiding HOUSTON / TYNER to become a leading firm in hospitality, commercial and institutional architecture. Russel’s vision for strong, collaborative partnerships between HOUSTON / TYNER and its clients has set the pace and raised the expectation for the firm and its employees. For three decades, Russel has used his hands-on approach to design countless inspiring and memorable spaces. A personal passion, Russel has been revered for his meaningful work with health care clinics and nonprofits centers in underserved communities. Clients and colleagues alike hold Russel in the highest esteem for his vision and leadership, as well as for his strong work ethic and his passion for design and the built environment. He holds a Bachelor of Science from California State Polytechnic University, Pomona.