Westampton, NJ, 14 April 2017 – At their Spring Program Advisory Committee Dinner, the Burlington County Institute of Technology (BCIT) recognized RYEBREAD Architects’ Roy Ruby for his outstanding achievements as a BCIT graduate.
Starting as a student intern in 1989, Roy is now a Project Manager with Regan Young England Butera; Referendums, Engineering, Architecture, Design (aka RYEBREAD). His award-winning projects include the Warden’s House renovation, Eastampton Community School consolidation, Pemberton Township Library, Manheim Auto Auctions, and the Lumberton Municipal complex. He is currently working on the Relief Firehouse Addition/Renovation in Mount Holly. His primary role is project management, focusing on design and documentation, while also taking charge of the firm’s technology and IT.
Through Roy’s contribution, RYEBREAD has been recognized by the Burlington County Times as Best Architects every year since 1998. In 2008 they were given the Burlington County Chamber of Commerce pinnacle Voice of Business award. Since 2012, RYEBREAD has been named by South Jersey Biz magazine as South Jersey’s Best Architects, cited for “making an impact through leadership, innovation, and service”.
Roy worked part time while a student at BCIT (fna Burlington County Vocational & Technical School) and Burlington County College (now Rowan College at Burlington County). He worked full time while attending the Drexel School of Architecture in Philadelphia. Roy has served as Chair of the Westampton Historic Commission, utilizing his training under Andrés Duany in Neotraditional design & planning techniques.
Roy is a coach with the South Jersey Jazz basketball in Berlin NJ, with numerous tournament wins to his credit. Roy has two sons, both in college on Navy & Army ROTC scholarships. He serves his alma mater as an active member of the BCIT Program Advisory Committee.