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Our senior principal, Wayne arrived in Juneau from his home state of Nebraska in 1973 ready to embrace life on the last frontier. His early years were spent working for George Filler and in 1977 Wayne joined Ackley & Associates. By 1979, Wayne was a partner in the newly formed Ackley/Jensen Architects and has been our senior partner since 1985. In this time Wayne has provided design services throughout Alaska from the Pribilof Islands to Metlakatla, his work has resulted in several design awards. Wayne's knowledge and understanding of the Alaskan built environment and ability to lead complex multidisciplinary project teams results in highly successful construction projects constructed within budget and on schedule. In addition to his work at JYL, Wayne has served on several boards and commissions related to the design industry in Alaska. Wayne is also an active Rotarian and Chairman of the Alaska Committee. Wayne received his LEED Accredited Professional certification in 2011.