About VAA

The Hanna Building 1422 Euclid Avenue, Suite 1010 | Cleveland, OH 44115 | T 216.241.2220 | F 216.241.2221

Jill V. Akins AIA


Jill, a University of Notre Dame alumna, is a Registered Architect with over 30 years of experience in architectural design, programming, project management, interior design, and construction management. As Principal and sole owner of VAA since its inception in 1992, Jill has managed the firm’s design efforts on numerous projects spanning the public and private sectors. Outside of VAA, Jill’s focus in community and civic involvement includes children, education, hunger and women’s advancement.  She is an alumna and past board member for Beaumont School and has served as a member of the Cuyahoga County Harvest for Hunger Campaign Cabinet since 2004.

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