Corporate Chairman and CEO, Harley Ellis Devereaux Corp. The firm has offices in Detroit, Chicago, and California. King has helped lead the company for 30 years, joining the firm in 1979 and becoming president in 1991. Named to his present post in 2006, he brings expertise in business management, quality control, and personnel development to his position. King joined what was then Harley Ellington Pierce Yee and was elected a principal in 1981, leading the firm’s project management discipline. Later, as a member of the firm’s management team, King became responsible for business development and marketing activities. Under his leadership, Harley Ellis Devereaux has been named as one of “Metro Detroit’s Best and Brightest Companies to Work For” nine years in a row by the Michigan Business and Professional Association. King is a trustee of Beaumont Hospital and the William E. Scripps Estate, and a director of the Michigan Architectural Foundation and the Oakland County Economic Development Corp. A licensed architect in 23 states and an arbitrator for both the American Arbitration Association and the National Center for Dispute Settlement, he was 2007 president of the Michigan Chapter of the American Institute of Architects (AIA) and 2005 recipient of AIA Detroit’s gold medal. He also directed Harley Ellis Devereaux to AIA Michigan firm of the year honors in 2000. King received his bachelor’s degree in architecture from the University of Michigan.