Ray Mabry Joins HBG Design As New Dallas Office Leader, Principal

DALLAS, TX – Ray Mabry has joined HBG Design’s national hospitality practice as HBG’s new Dallas Office Leader and Principal. Mabry originally hails from Abilene, TX, and is a longtime Dallas resident. His 24-year career in architecture has taken him across the country and around the world as a design leader, working for the last 20 years with HKS Architects in Dallas.

Mabry will serve HBG Design clients as Principal-in-Charge and Project Manager.

“Ray is a veteran of leading complex projects in the hospitality and entertainment market sector, making him a perfect fit to lead HBG’s projects in the space,” said Nathan Peak, Practice Leader at HBG Design. “He is committed to leading HBG’s Dallas office with great passion and enthusiasm as he forges new frontiers in the national hospitality and entertainment industry and helps HBG cement our footprint in the Dallas metro area professional community.”

Mabry brings a wealth of design leadership and project management experience in the commercial hospitality industry for clients under most major brand flags in both urban and resort locations. His experience in the gaming sector also includes commercial gaming projects mainly in Las Vegas and Asia for various operators, and most recently, MGM National Harbor. Mabry has a project portfolio that spans across Europe, Asia, South America, the Middle East, and the Caribbean and has been instrumental in delivering brand hospitality designs that include the Hotel Drover in the historic Fort Worth Stockyards and both The W Hotel and Omni Hotel in Nashville, TN.

As Dallas Office Leader, Mabry will deepen his specialized focus on premium and luxury brand hospitality, gaming/entertainment, and conference/event venue design.

“I share HBG Design’s philosophy of crafting memorable experiences,” said Mabry. “I take great joy in designing places where guests can unwind and escape from their daily lives, while providing the best possible experiences to my clients and their guests.”