Michael L. Woodley, AIA

Michael L. Woodley, AIA is the president of Woodley Architectural Group, Inc., with offices in Santa Ana, California and Denver, Colorado. Michael has over 30 years of experience in a wide variety of housing types. His work spans high-density, multi-story to high-end custom homes.

Michael’s hands-on approach and interactive design charrette process has established him as a highly successful, innovative architect, sought out by a wide variety of home builders nationally and abroad. Michael personally leads his design team, which is a key element in the reputation and success of Woodley Architectural Group. His passion, retail approach to housing, and keen sensitivity to project budget has been instrumental in winning widespread industry recognition.

A graduate of California Polytechnic State University in San Luis Obispo, California, Michael is registered in California, Colorado, Arizona, Florida, Hawaii, New Mexico, Nevada, and Virginia. He is a member of the AIA, BIA, and NAHB. Michael has been a featured speaker at AIA, NAHB, and PCBC functions. He has also judged major design competitions throughout the United States.

Professional Experience

  • President, Woodley Architectural Group, Inc., 1998 to present
  • Senior Vice President of Architecture, Kaufmann and Broad, 1987 to 1998
  • Manager of Product Design, Mission Viejo Company, 1983 to 1987
  • Designer Draftsman, Allan and Sheriff Architects, 1978 to 1983


  • Bachelor of Architecture, California Polytechnic State University, 1983
  • Associate of Arts, Santa Monica College, 1978