National design and build firm Kai Enterprises (St. Louis) promoted James Lawrence to architectural studio leader at its Dallas-Fort Worth, Texas, office.

Lawrence’s responsibilities include managing the firm’s healthcare team and providing leadership and direction on projects.

He joined Kai in 2022 as a senior project manager. Before joining the firm, Lawrence served as senior project manager at Mel/Arch Architectural Studio and as a senior project leader at GFF Architecture & Planning, both located in Fort Worth.