Larry J. Mortimer, AIA is a principal in Kahn/Mortimer/Associates, planning and architecture consultants in Oakland, CA. He is responsible for the firm's work in architecture and urban design, and has more than 30 years of experience in architectural design and management. Licensed to practice architecture in the states of California and Washington, he has been the architect of record for new and renovation commercial, institutional, industrial, and residential projects. A registered trainer for VectorWorks computer-aided design and drafting program, Mr. Mortimer has developed computerized systems for several architecture and engineering offices.
Mr. Mortimer is a past president of the East Bay Chapter of the American Institute of Architects and Vice Chair of the City of Oakland's Earthquake Damage Abatement Board. He also headed the Oakland Preservation Assistance Team, established in 1989 to work with the owners of quake-damaged buildings in Oakland and surrounding communities. He has served on the City of Seattle's Landmarks Preservation Board, the AIA's National and California Council Committees on Historic Resources, and the Board of the Camron-Stanford House in Oakland.
A graduate of California State Polytechnic University, School of Environmental Design, He also holds a Bachelor of Business Administration from Central Michigan University and has done Post-graduate work in marketing at the Michigan State University, Graduate School of Business Administration.
He also served as an officer in the United States Naval Reserve. His last active duty assignment was commanding officer of the minesweeper USS Cove (MSI-1).