Darrell as the founding principal brings over 40 years of experience in planning and design. He holds degrees from Harvard University Graduate School of Design and the University of Pennsylvania in architecture. His background includes strategic project development, master planning, design, management, and documentation of architectural projects. Before forming the Fitzgerald Collaborative, Darrell spent 12 years as a Principal with Gensler in Atlanta and Houston, and 20 years as Vice President and Managing Principal with the office of John S. Chase, FAIA, in Dallas and Houston, Texas.

Darrell is dedicated to professional and community activities on a local and national level.  He served on the Board of Directors for 100 Black Men of America, and was the President/Chairman of the 100 Black Men of Atlanta. 

“As architects we have the unique opportunity to manifest a client’s dreams, aspirations and desires three dimensionally. We design structures and spaces that both support and facilitate a client’s business needs. Architecture marries a beautiful art form with physical science and technology.”