North wears two important hats at JSA – he is the leader of JSA’s higher education studio and is also the Chief Operating Officer. Under his leadership, higher education work has become nationally recognized, with projects on campuses from Maine to Florida. Since joining the firm in 1996 as the Director of Quality Assurance, North's technical expertise and his operational vision have led to him assuming a key leadership role with the firm.
North has served on a number of industry and community service boards including Plan New Hampshire, CSI New Hampshire, CSI Northeast Region and the Yale Club of New Hampshire, through which he is a regular volunteer at the Crossroads House. A Yale graduate, he also functions as a mentor for intern-level architectural staff.