Steve Jernigan is a managing partner with Bay Design Associates, a Pensacola-based architectural firm. A graduate of Auburn University, he has practiced in the area for more than 30 years and has been a partner with his current firm since 1992. Licensed to practice architecture in five states, he has been active in professional organizations, serving as president of the Florida chapter of the American Institute of Architects (AIA) in 2009 and presently on the AIA’s national board of directors (2012-2014). He was elected to the AIA College of Fellows in 2011 in recognition of his governmental advocacy efforts.
Also active in local organizations, he serves on the Escambia County Housing Finance Authority (immediate past chairman), the NAIOP board of directors (2011 president), Committee for a Sustainable Emerald Coast, and is a graduate of Leadership Pensacola.