Robert Ferris

Robbie Ferris is the president and CEO of SfL+a Architects and CEO of Firstfloor. Firstfloor developed Sandy Grove Middle School in Hoke County, the first leased school in North Carolina and the nation designed to generate 40 percent more electricity than it consumes.

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