As executive vice president of Aviation at Gresham Smith, Wilson Rayfield works to elevate the firm’s profile in the industry while identifying opportunities for market expansion. Wilson joined the firm’s board of directors in 2023.

For almost three decades, Wilson has been a strategic and highly valued contributor to Gresham Smith’s Aviation market’s growth and performance. His successful design solutions have positively impacted a broad range of premier Aviation clients by creating distinctive airport terminal spaces that serve as memorable first and last impressions of a community. An advocate for excellence in architectural design, Wilson has dedicated his planning and design expertise to a multitude of complex, award-winning projects throughout his career, with a focus on passenger-facing facilities that promote the ultimate passenger experience.

Prior to his current role, Wilson held numerous positions at Gresham Smith, having joined the firm in 1994 after graduating from the University of Tennessee, Knoxville.

Wilson Rayfield, AIA, LEED AP