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Lonny Rossman



Lonny Rossman, AIA, NCARB is the Founder and Managing Principal of API Partners.

Lonny established API Partners to provide specialized Executive Search + Strategic Consulting for the built environment professions, by built environment professionals. Searches include: VP of Architecture, Global Design Principal, Interiors Practice Leader, Director of Business Development, CFO, Managing Principal, Senior Architect, VP of Engineering, Global Healthcare Practice Leader. Consulting expertise includes: Mergers & Acquisitions, Ownership & Leadership Transition, Marketing Plan & Strategy, Leadership Development, and Organizational Strategies & Development.

He listens. Lonny’s approach to executive search and management consulting provides a unique, evaluative perspective that incorporates AEC best practices, in-depth understanding of the architecture, design and real estate markets, and creative strategies that advance business objectives…Plus, he knows a little bit about a lot of random stuff (including photography).

Lonny developed a webinar series for the University of Michigan Taubman College of Architecture + Urban Planning (Go Blue!) focused on talent + business strategy with the purpose of engaging and supporting alumni. Lonny has also authored multiple articles for Archinect and Building Design + Construction. He’s always up for a pickup game of basketball – post Covid.