Ronald L. Skaggs ’65 received Bachelor and Master of Architecture degrees from Texas A&M. Commissioned as a First Lieutenant, he first worked for CRS Design Associates in Houston, and then fulfilled his military commitment in healthcare facility design for the U.S. Army Surgeon General at the Pentagon in Washington, D.C.
Skaggs returned to CRS and then joined HKS, Inc., an architecture, engineering, and interior design firm based in Dallas becoming the Chairman/CEO, and then Chairman. A past National President of the American Institute of Architects, he has received numerous awards and recognition for leadership in the profession of architecture.
He was awarded The Association of Former Students Distinguished Alumnus Award, and was also named an Outstanding Alumnus of the College of Architecture, where he is an adjunct professor. He has served on the advisory board of the Texas A&M Foundation as well as on the board of directors for the Texas A&M Association of Former Students.
He is a past Chairman of the Development Council of the College of Architecture, served on the Vision 2020 Task Force, was a Vice Chairman of the One Vision One Spirit Capital Campaign, and is a Past Chairman of the Texas A&M President’s Board of Visitors.