Leadership Indiana

Eric Ratts

Eric Ratts, AIA, NCARB

Vice President

Architecture / Criminal Justice

Indianapolis, Indiana

Eric is a Principal Architect for DLZ’s architectural and building engineering practice. He is responsible for the operations of the architectural and building engineering division, including the overall quality for design. Many of his building designs have received design awards and recognition for excellence and innovation. He has extensive experience in correctional, military, educational, and historic preservation design and management.


  • Bachelor of Architecture, Ball State University
  • B.S., Environmental Design, Ball State University


  • Registered Architect - Indiana, Kentucky, Ohio, Michigan, Illinois, Pennsylvania, Iowa, Minnesota, Wisconsin, Missouri, Delaware, Tennessee (In Progress)


  • American Institute of Architects (AIA)
  • CAMEE, Indiana Department of Public Works Steering Committee
  • Who’s Who in American Schools and Universities
  • Historic Landmarks Foundation of Indiana
  • Indiana Sheriffs' Association
  • Buckeye Sheriffs' Association
  • National Sheriffs' Association
  • Society of Military Engineers