Cory W. Sharp Promoted to Principal

Press Release

The board of directors of FEH Design recently promoted Cory W. Sharp, AIA from associate to principal.

Sharp, who joined FEH in 2012, is a licensed architect in the firm’s Des Moines office. As principal, Sharp’s role will expand to include leadership in business actions. He will continue to be a principal designer for the firm’s municipal and corporate work.

Sharp graduated from Iowa State University in Ames, Iowa where he received a Bachelor of Architecture degree and Minor in Entrepreneurial Studies in 2012. After college, he was excited to join FEH Design immediately.

Sharp has been involved in many impactful projects in the Des Moines area including the design and construction of the Grand View University Student Center, Kemin Industries Worldwide Headquarters, Urbandale Fire Station No. 43, West Des Moines Public Services Center, and Pleasant Hill Public Safety Facilities.

Sharp has been a great supporter of young professionals in the region and he is a passionate community advocate for multi-modal transportation and outdoor recreational activities. He serves on several boards include the Great Outdoors Foundation and Emerging Leaders Collaborative, in addition to being enrolled in the Class of 2020-21 Greater Des Moines Leadership Institute Community Leadership Program. He was voted to the Des Moines Business Record’s 2020 Class of Forty Under 40.

“There are people at FEH that have known me since I was born, so the office is like family to me,” said Sharp. “FEH provides an environment for young architects to thrive. They have created a sense of community in the office, one that supports both professional and personal growth and places company culture as one of its highest priorities.”

He is currently working on design projects for the Marshalltown Fisher Community Center, City of Pleasant Hill, South Des Moines Veterinary Center, and the City of Creston.

Sharp resides in Urbandale with his wife, Abby, and their dog Emma.

FEH DESIGN provides architectural, structural engineering, planning and interior design services for public and private use projects in the five-state region, operating at offices in Sioux City, Des Moines, Dubuque (IA) and Oconomowoc (WI). FEH’s design services include government and civic buildings, libraries, educational facilities, museums, corporate/commercial and worship.