Walt Reed, AIA

Walt Reed, AIA | Vice President - Architecture, Principal

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For more than 30 years, Mr. Reed has served The Crump Firm's clients as Project Director or Project Architect on projects involving new buildings, master planning, office programming, space planning and interior design. As Vice President of Architecture, he leads the day to day activities of the architectural design staff. Walt’s primary areas of experience are in healthcare, educational, governmental, corporate, recreational, DoD, and other large projects.

Walt was responsible for managing the design effort of St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital’s new Kay Research and Care Center, along with the Marlo Thomas Center for Global Education and Collaboration. Walt also directed the design of the new ALSAC Office Building, completed 2018, and for the last two years has led the design team for the new St. Jude Advanced Research Center set for completion in 2021. Previously Walt managed the Smith & Nephew Orthopaedic HQ Relocation design team, which renovated and built out 300,000 square feet of office, conference center, and lab space. He served as Project Architect for design and as Program Manager for the $242-million new Tennessee Air National Guard Base at Memphis International Airport. On all of these projects, Walt has conducted extensive programming phases, and has managed the efforts of large teams of engineers and special consultants.


Bachelor of Science, Architecture
Georgia Tech - Atlanta, GA 

Master of Architecture
Georgia Tech  - Atlanta, GA 

Notable Projects

Training Center
Publishing Services Center & Offices
FedEx Institute at U of M

Halloran Centre +
Performing Arts Classrooms & Office Wing

Independent Presbyterian Church

Juvenile Court of Memphis & Shelby County

Lausanne Collegiate School +
Recreation & Media Center
Campus Master Plan
Administrative Offices
New Upper School

Memphis International Airport
Federal Inspection Station
Concourse Expansions

Memphis Jewish Community Center +
Additions & Renovations

Presbyterian Day School +
Recreation & Fitness Center
Early Childhood Center
Conference Center
Outdoor Recreation Complex

Second Presbyterian Church +
Master Plan
Administrative Office & Conference Center
Recreation Center & Athletic Fields
Youth Center
New Sanctuary
Fellowship Hall

Church of the Holy Communion
Campus Master Plan
Sanctuary Expansion
New Chapel
Parish Hall

Smith & Nephew
Orthopedic Division Headquarters
Surgical Skills Facility
Conference Center +

St. Benedict at Auburndale High School +
Additions and Renovations

St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church +
Family Life Center

St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital
Advanced Research Center +
ALSAC Corporate Headquarters +
Kay Research & Care Center / Marlo Thomas Center for Global Education & Collaboration +
Campus Planning Studies

St. Louis Catholic Church +
Sanctuary Expansion
Fellowship Hall
Recreation Center
Campus Master Plan

St. Mary’s Episcopal School +
Activities Building
Classroom Additions
Performing Arts Center
New Upper School
New Early Childhood & Lower School

Temple Israel
Early Childhood Facility +
Welcome Center & Social Hall
Administrative Offices +

Tennessee Air National Guard +
Base Relocation – II Buildings

University of Memphis
FedEx Institute of Technology +
Athletic Complex Master Plan
Student Recreation Complex

Professional Registration

Tennessee, Architect