RATIO Welcomes Clay Markham and Angie Wallin

RATIO Design welcomes two new Principals – bringing decades of rich design experience and a fresh perspective to support RATIO’s award-winning Hospitality and Mixed-Use practices.

Indianapolis, IN and Chicago, IL – RATIO Design, international design firm, expands expertise in the Hospitality, Mixed-Use, and Entertainment District sectors with the addition of Clay Markham, AIA, LEED AP BD+C, and Angie Wallin.

Most recently with CallisonRTKL, Clay Markham and Angie Wallin have a range of rich design experiences in the southeastern US, Chicago, and internationally. Clay was a Managing Principal and the Hospitality Practice Area Leader, and Angie was the Vice President of Business Development, leading national efforts for their North America Commercial Practice.

Clay Markham and Angie Wallin

Both are stepping into leadership roles as Principals and senior members of RATIO’s Hospitality and Mixed-Use practices.

They will work with our existing leaders to pursue new opportunities and design transformative spaces and guest experiences.

As the hospitality and mixed-use sectors are building steam across the nation, I am very excited to be joining a design-forward firm with such a dynamic team of professionals,

Clay Markham
Principal / Architecture

I am elated to join RATIO’s team. I specialize in creating connections between people, capital, and cities, and I see a lot of potential for RATIO to bring new ideas and unique design solutions to major areas across the country.

Angie Wallin
Principal / Business Development Leader

Leadership in Hospitality

Clay brings over 40 years of industry experience in hospitality design and delivery around the globe. His successful management approach across architecture, interior design, and construction management has resulted in award-winning projects for clients and brands such as Hyatt, Marriott, IHG and MGM Mirage. The Maike Centre and Grand Hyatt Hotel in Xi’an, China, was given the Award of Excellence in 2020 by the CTBUH (Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat).

RATIO is experiencing rapid growth alongside the hospitality and mixed-use market sectors. Clay and Angie are a great fit to build upon our existing momentum and will play essential roles as we grow our team.

Chris Boardman AIA, LEED AP
Principal / President

Driving Growth and Innovation

Angie, located in Chicago, has an extensive background in real estate, architecture, and design, in addition to her tenure in interior design. This has greatly influenced her approach and track record for developing high-impact partnerships and new opportunities for client success. She will lead local and nationwide business development efforts for hospitality, mixed-use, multifamily, and entertainment district projects in her new role. She specializes in helping developers, design firms, and clients form unique partnerships to enhance their cities.