Morris-Berg Architects has promoted Matthew S. Hart, AIA, NCARB to President, effective January 1, 2023. Since joining the firm in 2018, Matthew has led the firm’s business development and marketing strategies, establishing key relationships with new clients while ensuring continued satisfaction of repeat clients. In early 2022, Matthew coordinated the efforts of the firm’s Strategic Plan to ensure the firm is positioned for future success and growth. His work is rooted in education and public-facing projects, aligning with the firm’s rich history. In addition to his leadership role in the office, Matthew served as President of the North Carolina Chapter of the American Institute of Architects in 2022, is Chairman of the Belmont Planning and Zoning Board and an active member of Construction Professional Network (CPN). Aside from his professional passions, Matthew enjoys the outdoors, serving his church and spending time with his family.
Todd Berg, AIA remains active in the firm as Chairman of the Board, overseeing high level executive decisions and mentoring the next generation of leaders and architects in the company. Todd started his architectural career with the firm in 1984 and began his role as an owner with Ralph Brice and Keith Morris in 1998. Upon the untimely death of Keith Morris in 2013, Todd assumed sole ownership of the company. Since that time, his leadership guided the firm to financial stability following the Great Recession, elevated the firm’s respect within the design community for well-designed, public projects across the Charlotte Region, and established a transition plan to ensure Morris-Berg is positioned for future success. Todd is an active member of CPN of NC and AIA Charlotte, having served as its President in 2014. Under his leadership, the firm was recognized with AIA Charlotte’s Firm of the Year award in 2014.