Samuel "Dee" Beaird is a graduate of Clemson University, where he received his Bachelors in Science (1986) and Masters of Architecture (1988). During his time in graduate school, Dee was fortunate enough to spend 5 months living in Genoa, Italy, as part of Clemson's Study Abroad Program. He is registered in the states of Georgia and South Carolina.
As one of the three principals at Studio 3, Dee manages many of the firm's design projects, working closely with staff to ensure the highest quality design and production of each project. He manages the firm's public work, including projects for churches, schools, libraries, and government facilities.
Dee enjoys his involvement in community and professional organizations. In his free time, Dee enjoys playing golf and tennis, spending time with his family, and Clemson football games.
Treasurer, 1997, Augusta Chapter of the American Institute of Architects
Secretary, 1998, Augusta Chapter of AIA
Vice President, 1999/2005, Augusta Chapter of AIA
President, 2000/2006/2011, Augusta Chapter of AIA
Vice President, 2001, State Chapter of AIA
National Council of Architectural Registration Boards
Rotary Club, Augusta, GA, 1994 to present
Chairman of Interact Committee, 1998
Springlakes Community Association
Chairman Pool Committee
Aldersgate United Methodist Church