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William W. Hastings

William is a native Nashvillian and the son of HASTINGS founders, Jim and Jeannie Hastings.  Since 1971, the Hastings family has been an integral part of shaping the Nashville built environment.

Since joining the firm in 1999, William has been committed to advancing the practice and providing a place for design professionals to grow and prosper throughout their careers. William’s passion for managing a successful business allows the energies of the studio and its employees to be focused on exceptional design and client service.

With a keen understanding of zoning and land use issues, William assists clients in navigating and capturing their projects entitlements and supports them with important approvals, facilitation of neighborhood and public input, and interfacing with government officials.

In 2003, William was appointed to the MDHA Rutledge Hill Design Review Committee and has served on this Review Board since. Additionally, William was appointed by the Chairman of the Metropolitan Planning Commission to serve on the Downtown Code (DTC) Design Review Committee, an appointment he has held for 9 years.

William currently serves on the Board of Nashville Public Television, Montgomery Bell Academy, The Nashville Downtown Partnership, and Cheekwood Botanical Garden. William has previously served on the Board of Downtown YMCA, McNeilly Center for Children and is the past Chairman of the Board for the YMCA Joe C. Davis Outdoor Center.

University of Tennessee at Knoxville, Bachelor of Arts, School of Communications, 1994
Professional & Community Involvement
Downtown YMCA Board of Directors, 2001-2004
MDHA Rutledge Hill Redevelopment District Design Review Committee Member, 2003-present
McNeilley Center for Children Board of Directors, 2005-2008
Nashville Downtown Exchange Club Member, 2006-present
Nashville Civic Design Center, Member, Secretary 2008-2009, Board Member, 2008-2012
Nashville Downtown Partnership Board Member, 2010-2013
Nashville Public Television Board Member, 2012-present
Urban Design Forum Plan of Nashville Task Force
Urban Land Institute Member
YMCA Joe C. Davis Outdoor Center, Board Treasurer, 2007-2012, Board Chair, 2010-2013
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