Bergman, Walls & Associates Announces Strategic Reorganization, Leadership Changes

Bergman Walls & Associates (BWA) Leadership
Top Row (L-R): Leonard A. Bergman and George A. Bergman; Bottom Row (L-R): James P. Horvath, Kenneth Banks and Eric Russell

LAS VEGAS, NV – Bergman, Walls & Associates (BWA) has announced a strategic leadership reorganization to further strengthen the company as it celebrates its 30th anniversary. The move aims to position BWA for continued success, ensuring a legacy of design excellence and innovation.

“BWA’s reorganization reflects our commitment to continued growth and excellence as we celebrate 30 years of success,” said Leonard Bergman, CEO of BWA. “By aligning our leadership structure with our strategic goals, we empower each partner to leverage their unique strengths and experience to propel BWA forward. I am confident that this new chapter will allow us to deliver even greater value to our clients supporting them in the creation of new, iconic and impactful projects.”

BWA’s Leadership Changes Include:

  • Leonard Bergman, AIA, will remain as CEO, providing strategic direction and oversight for the firm.
  • George Bergman, AIA, will transition to the role of President, taking on increased responsibility for the firm and direct oversight of the design studio. He will also oversee business development activities working to promote the firm and their services throughout the U.S. and internationally.
  • James Horvath, has been elevated to Executive Vice President – Architecture & Finance, leveraging his expertise to oversee BWA’s business operations, while continuing to contribute to the development of innovative architecture.
  • Kenny Banks becomes Executive Vice President – Operations, utilizing his extensive experience to manage the production side of the firm, ensuring seamless project execution and client satisfaction.
  • Eric Russell has been named Executive Vice President – IT, where he will oversee all aspects of the BWA organization’s information technology (IT) infrastructure and operation including cybersecurity, software and hardware asset management.

“I am excited to take on the role of President and to work closely with our talented team of architects and designers to continue BWA’s legacy of design excellence,” said George Bergman. “The reorganization allows us to focus on the core elements that make us unique – creative vision, operational efficiency, and a collaborative spirit. We remain committed to delivering exceptional experiences for our clients and shaping the future of the hospitality, dining, and entertainment landscape.”

“I’m incredibly energized about this new chapter for BWA,” said Horvath. “This reorganization is about strategically aligning our talents and expertise to create a more seamless and dynamic experience for our clients. By integrating architecture and finance under one leadership umbrella, we intend to foster a deeper understanding of project needs and translate them into even more innovative and financially sound solutions for our clients. I’m confident that this collaborative approach will fuel our continued growth and solidify BWA’s position as a leader in the hospitality design industry.”