The firm's principal, Rick Bynum, RA/NCARB, enjoyed a professional association with several of the region's most prestigious architectural firms, prior to founding Bynum Architecture in 1996. This work included large-scale, commercial projects with Thompson, Ventulett & Stainback in Atlanta, LS3P in Charleston, South Carolina, as well as high-end residential work with Lamar T. Webb on St. Simons Island, Georgia.
Rick grew up in Winston-Salem, NC and received architectural degrees from North Carolina State University and Clemson University. Rick studied in Genova Italy and traveled extensively throughout Europe and the UK. A number of architectural publications have featured Rick's work and articles on design and construction. Rick volunteers with many non-profit organizations in Greenville, South Carolina, including his church, and has served for over a decade on the Housing Corporation for his fraternity at NC State.