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William Joe Fisher, A.I.A., NCARB,

President of Fisher and Associates, LLC.

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As the Founder, President, and Architect of Record, Mr. Fisher is responsible for the coordination of all projects within the firm. His day-to-day responsibilities include contracts, coordination and production of Construction Documents, and the management of the operations of the firm. Since founding Fisher and Associates in 1985, he has established a profession wide reputation as a leader in the Architectural field with extensive experience in commercial, office, retail, television studio, restaurant, and industrial projects. With his leadership, the firm has been responsible for millions of square feet of new construction including projects for Publix Supermarkets, HSN, Raytheon, Bay News 9 Television Studios, Bright House Networks, Quaker Oats, Nabisco, Georgia-Pacific, Gatorade, Harrod Properties, Highwood Properties, Danka, Kodak, Melitta of North America, DEX Corporation, PODS Corporation, R. P. Scherer, and Lucent Technologies. In addition to his professional career, Mr. Fisher remains a Guest Lecturer at the University of Florida College of Architecture, and serves as the Vice Chairman and Director on the Morton Plant Mease Hospital Foundation, a Member & Past Chairman of the Board of Trustees of Clearwater for Youth, is the Chairman of a Tampa Bay based Social Charitable Foundation and serves on several Hospital, Charitable, Community, Religious, and Social Committees.


Professional Registration:

  • NCARB Certified-1985
  • Florida
  • Alabama
  • Georgia
  • South Carolina
  • North Carolina
  • Tennessee
  • Virginia
  • West Virginia
  • Kentucky
  • Maryland
  • New York
  • Pennsylvania
  • Ohio
  • Texas
  • New Jersey



  • Clearwater High School
  • Bachelor of Architecture – Magna Cum Laude-University of Florida 1981
  • Master of Arts in Architecture-University of Florida 1983



  • Chairman/Director; Board of Directors Morton Plant Mease Hospital Foundation
  • Chairman; Executive Committee Morton Plant Mease Hospital Foundation
  • Director (Ex Officio); Morton Plant Mease Health Care Board of Directors
  • Past Chairman; Morton Plant Mease Hospital Community Impact Board
  • Member & Past Chairman, Board of Trustees of Clearwater for Youth
  • Commodore-Carlouel Yacht Club
  • Member; University of Florida College of Architecture, Construction & Planning Dean’s Advisory Task Force
  • Guest Lecturer – University of Florida College of Architecture
  • Member of the College of Architecture Graduate School final design review Jury – University of Florida
  • Member University of Florida Athletic Association – Bull Gator
  • Member; Board of Directors of First United Methodist Church
  • Member of the Finance Committee, First United Methodist Church
  • Usher; First United Methodist Church
  • Founder of the Krewe of the Santa Margarita
  • Chairman Krewe of the Santa Margarita Charitable Foundation
  • Founding Member; Plumb School Advisory Council
  • Past Member; City of Clearwater Charter Review Committee
  • Past Member; Board of Directors of the Long Center
  • Past President; local Homeowners Association


Professional Affiliations:

  • American Institute of Architects (AIA)
  • Member, Southern Building Code Congress
  • Member & Guest Speaker ICSC (International Council of Shopping Centers)
  • Member NAIOP (National Association Industrial & Office Parks)