Nea Poole, AIA
Principal, Poole & Poole Architecture
Nea May Poole, AIA, NCARB is managing partner and COO of Poole & Poole Architecture (2PA), a Virginia based firm with offices in Nashville and Charleston. A founding principal, Nea champions 2PA’s mission to creative livable and sustainable communities while offering innovative solutions, excellence in design and superior client service.
She is passionate about other cornerstone of the practice, its most important asset, the “2PA Community”. She holds a strong believe in the importance of work/life balance and helps to foster an environment that encourages respect, mentoring, and the growth of their team both personally and professionally.
She helps to lead the design direction for the company, mentoring 2PA's studio and imparts her many years of experiences through the in-house continuing education program, 2PA University. A testament to the success of this leadership is the many local and national awards the firm has won.
She is an active member of the AIA, currently on the AIA Richmond Board’s Executive Committee as Treasurer and is Chair of the Public Relations Committee.
Nea is a graduate of the University of Virginia's School of Architecture and holds a Bachelor of Architecture degree. She lives outside of Richmond, Virginia with her husband and two children in a barn they renovated into their home.