Leopold Ray-Lynch, AIA, NOMA

Leopold Ray Lynch

Leo is a principal at WLC Architects, Inc. with offices serving the greater San Francisco/Bay Area, Sacramento metropolitan areas, and the greater Los Angeles and San Diego area. WLC is a client-focused firm of 90 talented professionals, passionate about creating timeless designs that are inspiring, valuable assets to the community. For over 30 years his focus has been to provide, sustainable, innovative, adaptable and exciting spaces for his clients.

He is responsible for coordinating the activities of design team members and consultants. His job also consists of writing proposals, producing master plans, schematic design, design development and construction documents, budgeting, and coordinating the work of projects in development.

He was the Deputy Master Architect for the Bond Management team that was responsible for managing all of the West Contra Costa Unified School District’s Bond Program Measure D and Measure M Bond Funded projects (including elementary, middle and high schools) with an estimated project budget of $500 million dollars.

Prior to joining WLC Architects Inc., Mr. Ray-Lynch held various project and construction management positions at the Oakland Unified School District, the City of Oakland, the Haagen Development Corporation, and as a Principal of AEP and LR/Architecture design and planning firm. He has provided design, planning, and development services for a variety of educational, commercial, retail, civic, and housing projects throughout California.

Leo laid the foundation for NOMA’s west region to become the largest and most active of NOMA’s regions. His legacy will continue through the chapters continued commitment of NOMA’s mission to educate, elevate and empower.