Drake/Pattillo & Associates, Architects, Incorporated
History of the Firm

Gordon + Drake, Architects was formed in February of 1958 when H. Lamar Drake joined the practice of W. Stanly Gordon, AIA. In 1963, Charles E. (Pat) Pattillo, III joined the practice. The firm was known as Gordon, Drake & Pattillo, Architects from 1963 to 1969. In 1969, after the resignation of Stan Gordon, the firm became Drake/Pattillo & Associates, Architects. The firm incorporated in 1975 and continued under the name Drake/Pattillo & Associates, Architects, Inc. until December 31, 2005. On January 1, 2006, the firm changed its name to R. Dean Scott, Architect, Inc.

Lamar Drake retired from the firm in 2005. He most recently served as vice president and shareholder. Pat Pattillo retired from the firm in 1994. R. Dean Scott, AIA assumed Pat Pattillo’s role as vice president in 1994, became a shareholder in 1997 and president in 2000.