Press Release: Sherman Carter Barnhart Announces Promotion of Kevin Matthews to Principal

Promotion Announcement


Kevin MatthewsLexington, KY: Sherman Carter Barnhart Architects, a leading regional architecture firm with offices in Lexington, Louisville and Paducah, announced today the promotion of Kevin Matthews to Principal in the firm.

Matthews, a 35-year veteran of Sherman Carter Barnhart and director of its Affordable Housing Studio, has been involved in every aspect of the redevelopment of affordable housing, from renovation to demolition to re-envisioning the way neighbors interact. He has worked alongside a variety of planning and financial consultants — all the while keeping residents in mind.

“Kevin challenges staff and colleagues to pursue current technologies and embrace new challenges in pursuit of increasing service and satisfaction while maintaining client engagement,” said Mike Smith, Sherman Carter Barnhart’s president. “His efforts have become a model of efficiency for the firm as the Affordable Housing Studio consistently performs among the firm’s top market sectors. We are pleased to see him lead the firm’s efforts to expand and pursue new geographic market areas for affordable housing and look forward to continued success together.”

Matthews’ promotion takes effect immediately.

Sherman Carter Barnhart in Lexington, Kentucky, is a regional firm serving clients since 1979 in over ten sectors including P-12 education, higher education, multi-family housing, corporate, government, hospitality, civic, and institutional markets.

Newby Walters
Sherman Carter Barnhart Architects


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