P. Joseph Couts, PLS has joined Cripe Architects + Engineers in the role of Professional Services Director of Land Surveying, announced President and Chief Operating Officer Fredrick J. Green, AIA, NCARB.

"Joe’s expertise as a Professional Land Surveyor and his focus on client relationships make him the ideal leader for our team of field and office surveyors," said Green.

Cripe Architects + Engineers is a Native American minority-owned, Indianapolis-based design firm that was founded in 1937 by Mr. Paul I. Cripe.  The firm’s employees provide Architectural Design, Master Planning, Facilities Management, Equipment Planning, Interior Design, Civil Engineering, Utility Coordination, Land Surveying, Geographic Information Systems and Owner’s Representation services to its clients.  Its work spans all industries but concentrates in the Health Care, Education, Government/ Municipalities, Commercial and Residential markets.  Headquartered at 3939 Priority Way South Drive, Suite 400, Cripe Architects + Engineers also has offices in Carmel, Fort Wayne, and Evansville.