Our story includes over 40 years of diversified architectural design. Although Bounds & Gillespie, PLLC has proudly been recognized for design excellence, what really keeps us motivated is knowing that we have made a difference for our clients.

Working with Bounds & Gillespie means that you get a collaborative and passionate team without the overbearing design egos and set style.

Preferred Vendor

We are a preferred vendor of Hilton, Marriott, Choice, Intercontinental, and other major brand hotels.


We are licensed in over 30 States.


We have extensive knowledge of hospitality building design, franchise hotel standards, and many different building types.


Paul Gillespie has been in private practice since 1977, and has been extensively involved in hospitality design since 1971. Danny Bounds has worked for Holiday Inn for over 14 years, and partnered with Paul to create Bounds & Gillespie in 1995. Together, they have over 43 years of experience to best meet your needs.


We can help you create and build structures that will meet your design expectations and needs. We take building sustainability, functionality, utility costs, road presence, and guest/user satisfaction into consideration on the front end to save you from additional expenses, and to ensure the long-term value of your property.

We provide a full scope of comprehensive services for a variety of clientele.

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Leadership Team

Danny G. Bounds, Sr

Architect / AIA

Paul D. Gillespie, Sr


Grover C. Driver, III


Michael A. Tushek

Architect, AIA, LEED AP BD+C

J. Arthur Killebrew

Architect, AIA, LEED AP BD+C

Marc Munoz Lombarte

Designer, LEED AP BD+C