National Association for Business Resources

American Institute of Architects Detroit Highest Honor


DMKING Consulting LLC

Founded 2013

Harley Ellis Devereaux 

Detroit / Chicago / Los Angeles / San Diego / San Francisco

Corporate Operations / Secretary / Treasurer
Corporate Chairman and CEO
Corporate Marketing Officer
Director of Project Management
Project Management

Straub, VanDine, Dziurman / Architects (now Straub Pettitt Yaste Architects)

Troy, Michigan

Nathan Levine & Associates, Inc. / Architects  

Southfield, Michigan

King + Lewis Architects, Inc. 

Detroit / Southfield, Michigan

Detroit Regional Chamber “Best Practices” Awards Competition

Zweig Letter #92 Rank

AIA Michigan Gold Medal

Outstanding Contributions to the Development of our Region / Engineering Society of Detroit

Michigan Business & Professional Assoc. 

The University of Detroit

School of Architecture 
Michigan Higher Education Competitive Scholarship

State Architecture Licenses / Registrations

Michigan, Arizona, California, Colorado, Florida, Illinois, Indiana, Maryland, Massachusetts, Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Texas, Washington, Wisconsin

Ford Motor Company


Hot Firm 2007 List / 200 Fastest-Growing A/E/P Firms

OEA Executive of the Year Award

The Engineering Society of Detroit / College of Fellows

USGBC LEED AP Certification

Green Building Certification Institute

WEC Today's Workplace of Tomorrow Award

Practice of Distinction Award

Best of Michigan Business Honoree

Jennifer M. Granholm, Governor, State of Michigan
Carl Levin, United States Senator, State of Michigan
Richard M. Daley, Office of the Mayor, City of Chicago
Gregory R. Cox, Chairman Board of Supervisors, San Diego County, California
Richard J. Durbin, United States Senator, State of Illinois
L. Brooks Patterson, Oakland County Executive, Oakland County, Michigan
Antonio R. Villaraigosa, Mayor, City of Los Angeles, California
Christine Kehoe, California State Senator, San Diego 39th District, California
Mark Ridley-Thomas, California State Senator, Los Angeles 26th District, California
George W. Bush, President of the United States of America
Rod R. Blagojevich, Governor, State of Illinois
Brenda L. Lawrence, Mayor, City of Southfield, Michigan
Jerry Sanders, Mayor, City of San Diego, California

One of only three firms in any industry to earn this recognition 12 years running!

DRC Honorable Mention / Marketing and Human Resources

ZweigWhite #2 Large Firm Rank & #11 Overall Rank

AIA Michigan Firm of the Year Award

Dennis Michael King, FAIA, FESD, LEED AP

ESD Design & Construction Industry Summit Award

Center for Health Design

Top Multicultural Business / Top 100 Privately-Held Michigan Business

Chicago’s 101 Best and Brightest Companies to Work For Award

SMPS-Michigan Honor Award

Champion Firm / Evidence-Based Design for Healthcare Environments

Outstanding Service & Support / Society for Marketing Professional Services

Continuing support and contributions during past decade / Women’s Economic Club

ESD Outstanding Committee Leadership Award

Award of Appreciation

Management Awards and Personal Recognitions

American Institute of Architects Michigan

American Arbitration Association

Neutrals Commercial Panel National Roster

Standard of Excellence Award

NCARB Certification

National Council of Architectural Registration Boards

ESD Technology Century Image Award

Southfield Area Chamber of Commerce

The University of Michigan

College of Architecture and Urban Planning
Bachelor of Architecture Professional Degree

AIAS UM Student Chapter President

About Dennis

Elevated to ESD Fellowship

The American Institute of Architects / College of Fellows


Support of “Freedom By Design” Community Service Program / LTU – American Institute of Architecture Students

PSMA Management Achievement Award

Promoting the Engineering and Technical Professions / Engineering Society of Detroit

Business Heritage Award

Detroit 300 Tricentennial Commission

Michigan Entrepreneur of the Year

Recognition and appreciation for donation of staff’s time and expertise / Oakland County Animal Care Center

ISO 9001 Quality System Registration

Arbor Awards for Excellence

Elevated to AIA Fellowship

American Institute of Architects Michigan Highest Honor

Engineering Society of Detroit

Special Tribute Award / Get HEalthy! Best Practice Program

AIA Detroit Gold Medal

AIAS Certificate of Appreciation

WEC Certificate of Appreciation

2008 HED Centennial Proclamations and Recognitions

Model of Exemplary Business Community Leadership / City of Southfield, Michigan

National Best Architecture Firm To Work For Award

Metro Detroit’s 101 Best and Brightest Companies to Work For Award

Q1 Quality Certification

Women's Economic Club of Detroit

Oakland Executives Association

Corp! Magazine

Business of the Year Recognition

Design and Construction Industry Expertise

Leadership Detroit V Graduate

Detroit Regional Chamber of Commerce

Architecture Business & Economics Magazine

Professional Services Management Association

Competition Finalist