Bruce E. Blackmer
, FAIA, president and CEO of NAC Architecture, has been named one of "Spokane’s Power 25" by Spokane Business Catalyst magazine. Blackmer, along with the other professionals cited as the most influential business leaders in Spokane, is profiled in the March issue. All were recognized for having significant impact on the regional business scene and spurring economic growth in the area. Blackmer was acknowledged for attracting national attention to Spokane through his leadership of NAC Architecture, which has grown phenomenally and expanded with an office in Los Angeles during his tenure as CEO, and the firm’s efforts to increase the ranks of the architectural, engineering and planning professions by partnering with academic institutions at the regional level and beyond to address the current and projected shortage of expertise in design-related fields.