Internationally renowned architecture, engineering, planning, and interiors firm LEO A DALY announced that Matthew C. Johnson, AIA, LEED AP has joined its Minneapolis office as Managing Principal. In this role he will oversee the Minneapolis team in executing projects and pursuing new business opportunities.

A prominent member of the Twin Cities architectural community, Johnson brings over 25 years of experience helping clients develop strategic vision, identifying goals, and setting benchmarks for project success. In his previous roles at Welsh Architecture and DLR Group, he served clients such as Xcel Energy,, Patterson Companies and Augsburg Fortress, as well as numerous local and federal government agencies.

“I am thrilled to be joining one of the top architecture firms in the world, and one that has such strong roots in the Twin Cities,” said Johnson. “I have a passion for design solutions that improve business for my clients, enhance life for the community, and respect the environment. My new colleagues at LEO A DALY share this passion, and I look forward to strengthening this already-fantastic team.”

“Matt’s community engagement ranges from serving as Minneapolis Regional Chamber of Commerce Board Member, President of AIA Minneapolis, Planning Commissioner for the City of Savage, to serving on the Visioning Task Force at his church. A Managing Principal committed to the community helps us strengthen our Minnesota roots as we grow both locally and nationally,” said John Kraskiewicz, Chief Operations Officer for LEO A DALY.

Johnson joins LEO A DALY Minneapolis as the firm celebrates its 100th year in business. Recent LEO A DALY projects in the area include the Toro Company headquarters, Target Center Vegetated Roof, Forest Lake City Center, and the Minnesota Fallen Firefighters Memorial.