Woods Group Architects
SBA’s 2013 8(a) Graduate Firm of the Year is Woods Group Architects, Inc. of Little Rock, owned by Ron Bené Woods.
Ron Woods always had an intense desire to be creative and be of service to others. He loved to draw and work with arts and crafts, and his goal coming out of high school was to be an architect. Those plans were slightly derailed after he received a scholarship to attend Morehouse College in Atlanta, Ga., in a dual-degree program with the Georgia Institute of Technology (Georgia Tech) in mechanical engineering. After two years at Morehouse, Ron’s mechanical drafting professor, who was also an architect, noted Ron’s talent and convinced him to switch majors. Ron gave up the engineering scholarship. With the support of his parents, financial and otherwise, he transferred full time to Georgia Tech into a field of study he really loved. Upon graduation he was immediately offered an internship with... Read More