ALTOON | Strategic

ALTOON | Strategic provides consulting services to investment, land ownership, and development entities, advising them on defining a vision for their investment, creating a strategic plan to implement it, selecting the appropriate design team to produce it, and monitoring the communication between them to optimize the efficiency and effectiveness of their engagement.


5805 White Oak Avenue | Encino, CA 91416

PO Box 16249 | Encino, CA 91416


Each has to some extent benefitted from the generosity of others. Giving back time and available resources to benefit the next generation of students seeking career advice, one’s own team of emerging professionals, industry colleagues, and the global community has been part of Ronald Altoon’s personal commitment for decades. Paying forward, by prioritizing time to serve and groom future leaders, is only one way of paying back.

Five areas where Altoon has focused his time are:


The American Institute of Architects

National President, 1997-1998
Armenian Earthquake Urban Design Assistance Task Force, Chair

American Institute of Architects California Council

Regional Director to the AIA National Board

American Institute of Architects, Los Angeles


American Architectural Foundation

Board of Regents

International Union of Architects (UIA)

Member of Council (Board of Directors)

United States General Services Administration

Register of Peer Professionals


International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC)

Board of Trustees
Education Foundation, Board of Trustees

Urban Land Institute

Chair, Los Angeles District Council
National Programs Committee
Awards of Excellence Jury
JC Nichols Prize Jury
World Trade Center Blue Ribbon Committee

Public Service

Armenian Assembly of America

Board of Directors

American University of Armenia

Pro Bono Design, Graduate Studies Building

Armenian Missionary Association of America, Inc.

Pro Bono Advisor/LEED Certification Champion, Avedisian High School and Community Center

United Armenian Congregational Church

Board of Trustees


USC Friends of the Gamble House

Founder, President and Director

Friends of the Schindler House

Founder, Director

Lark Musical Society

Museum Board

Museum of Contemporary Art (MoCA)



University of Southern California

School of Architechture
- Board of Counselors
- Architectural Guild, President
Alumni Association Board of Governors

Woodbury University

Board of Trustees

National Architectural Accreditation Board

University Schools of Architecture Program Visits (10)
Chair, 5 Visits


Lectures at over 25 university schools of architecture, art history, business, real estate development, law, and liberal arts