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Jim Graham AIA

Founder, GrayCollar Architect

Jim was born and raised in Wilmington, North Carolina where he founded GrayCollar in 2022.  Jim is a graduate of UNC Chapel Hill and Clemson University, where he earned his Master's of Architecture.  During his career, Jim has worked and studied architecture and construction in Wilmington, Raleigh, Charleston, Chicago, and Genoa, Italy.  Jim worked for production home builders in the Carolinas before returning to graduate school to earn his Master's.  Upon graduation, Jim worked for Olsen|Vranas, a concierge Architecture, Design/Build, Interior Design firm in Old Town Chicago.  in 2014, Jim returned home to Wilmington to work for Michael Ross Kersting Architecture.  Jim is a licensed North Carolina General Contractor since 2006 and a Registered Architect in North Carolina since 2018.  

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