The Construction Industry Round Table (CIRT) announces the election of Patrick MacLeamy, FAIA, as National Chairman for a term of one year. MacLeamy is chairman and chief executive officer of HOK. He has a particular focus on leveraging technology and collaboration to improve design quality and efficiencies. He is also a founder and chairman of buildingSMART International and a long-time advocate for the development of open, non-proprietary standards for data exchange in the building industry. Additionally, he has served in various positions within CIRT, including vice chairman and treasurer.