QEA’s Devon Hogan, AIA and Charles Thompson have been selected as scholars in the Class of 2019 of the American Institute of Architects DC Chapter’s Christopher Kelley Leadership Development Program (CKLDP).  
The program’s 16 participants were selected by a jury through a nomination process based on proven career success and community involvement. Both Messrs. Hogan and Thompson represent the finest in a diverse group of professionals with strong potential as future leaders.  

“It is with great pleasure that QEA sponsors Devon and Charles in AIADC’s CKLD Program. They have both exhibited extraordinary commitment to the profession and our firm though leadership and initiative to date. They are sure to be assets to this year's class of scholars.”

Alyson Steele, AIA , Principal

The program has been developed to prepare AIA|DC emerging professionals for future leadership roles. The year-long program began in September 2018 and consists of nine individual half-day sessions. The curriculum focuses on core professional skills such as entrepreneurship and firm management, working together and collaboration, the art of negotiation, client development, community leadership, industry trends, and developing your future within the practice. For more information on the program, visit the CKLDP webpage.