About Our Team

With over 372 years of combined experience, our team is comprised of 11 Registered Architects, 3 Graduate/Intern Architects, 5 Interior Designers, 1 CADD Technician, 1 Construction Administrator, 1 Project Information Specialist, and 3 Administrative Support Staff. 

Joe Fuqua, AIA


Joe is one of the founding members of Fuqua & Partners Architects, P.C.  Under his guidance, the firm has grown to be one of the largest architectural firms in North Alabama.

While Joe may be best known for his work with business, faith based, and civic (specifically museums) oriented  user types, Joe has always been passionate about meeting and working with new and different clients and finding ways to address their needs.  For over 30 years, Joe’s ability to provide leadership, connect with the client, and provide vision in an energetic and collaborative manner has been the cornerstone of FPA.



Rodney Steger, AIA


Joining the firm in 1993, Rodney’s experience covers a broad range of projects and all aspects of project design and delivery.  This broad range of experience enables him to look at the many layers of information associated with design and construction and process them into organized, well conceived and aesthetic solutions.  He challenges team members and clients to view their projects from different perspectives to create an overall unified result. 

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Bart Bankowski, AIA


Bart joined Fuqua & Partners Architects in 1994.

A partner since 2001, Bart has addressed a wide variety of facility needs and design challenges. Commercial office, interior and exterior space planning, manufacturing, educational, faith based, dental and eye care, library, business, restaurant, financial, and athletic facilities are some of the user types for whom Bart has completed projects. 


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Les Tillery, AIA


As Fuqua & Partners Architects youngest principal, Les brings an intensity and rigor to the design process which produces exceptional results.  His primary responsibilities include project design, design development, project management for a wide range of project types. He brings a broad range of experience in planning, design, and construction, including a special interest and expertise in interior architecture and sustainable design. Les has played a significant role in developing the firm’s most successful projects. 


Join Us

Currently Fuqua & Partners is seeking qualified applicants for the following positions:

(All posted positions are for our office in Huntsville, Alabama.)

Architects &/or graduate architects:  Candidates with a minimum of 4 years experience are preferred.  Work experience should include: project management & design, construction documentation & graphics.  We are looking for individuals who are interested in moving to Huntsville & becoming involved in the local community to not only make a life for themselves, but to be an ambassador for the firm. 

Contact Bart Bankowski: bbankowski@fuquaarchitects.com with your resume & portfolio.