RGA is excited to announce the opening of a branch office in Nashville, Tennessee! We are happy to expand our presence in the Southeast and to have the local capabilities to support our clients and the Tennessee and Mid-South region. Our local experts in Tennessee, led by Robbie D. Jones, Principal Senior Architectural Historian, are ready to assist any cultural resource management needs including archaeology, GPR, historic architecture, and preservation planning.

Robbie D. Jones, our Tennessee branch manager, has 29-years-experience working as an architectural historian, historic preservation planner, and project manager for government agencies, nonprofit organizations, and private consultants. He holds a Bachelor of Architecture from UT-Knoxville and a M.A. in Public History/Historic Preservation from MTSU. Based in Nashville since 1994, he has invested free time in the Nashville historic preservation community. Robbie is the author or co-author of over 200 cultural resources technical reports. He has published numerous journal articles, encyclopedia biographies, book reviews, book chapters, and 33 entries for Tennessee in the Society of Architectural Historians online Archipedia, as well as The Historic Architecture of Sevier County, Tennessee. He has presented numerous scholarly papers throughout the U.S., and has received nine professional awards from local, state, and national agencies. Robbie is a past president and current treasurer of the Southeast Chapter of Society of Architectural Historians (SESAH) and a past president of Historic Nashville, Inc. Mr. Jones served as the historian for HGTV’s Nashville Flipped TV show and has completed over 25 TV and print media interviews related to local historic preservation issues. He has extensive experience with historic preservation laws such as Section 106 and Section 4(f), including cultural resource surveys and effects assessments, Memoranda of Agreements, minimization/mitigation plans, and public involvement requirements. He has experience working with NHL and historic site museum properties, including serving as Director of Preservation at Andrew Jackson’s Hermitage (2000-2008). Mr. Jones has worked in 17 states, primarily in the Southeast.

Our office is in East Nashville in a newly renovated section of the historic Eastland Baptist Church, built in 1926. Reach out to our team today and let us help you with your next project!

Contact: Robbie D. Jones, (615) 237-1001, rjones@rgaincorporated.com