061: S4 Launch: Leading Change Through Entrepreneurship

Episode 061: S4 Launch: Leading Change Through Entrepreneurship

How can architects lead change through a blended career of entrepreneurship and architecture?

Welcome to the fourth season of Practice Disrupted, a podcast where we explore the evolution of architecture practice from many different angles! 

Mark R. LePage, AIA, NCARB joins us to share his story of becoming an architect and entrepreneur through the creation of EntreArchitect and Gābl Media. EntreArchitect is a community of architects building profitable architecture firms to better serve the world. EntreArchitect Podcast has produced over 450 episodes and has been downloaded over 2 million times. Through his career as an entrepreneur, Mark has brought together a community of inspiring, passionate people who share their knowledge and expertise to help small firm entrepreneur architects succeed. Mark helped launch Gābl Media, the largest, most engaged AEC multimedia network on the planet.


Mark R. LePage, AIA, NCARB is a residential architect/developer based in Charlotte, North Carolina and the founder of EntreArchitect, a global online platform launched in 2012 to provide resources, training and community for small firm entrepreneur architects. 

In January 2020 Mark partnered with architect and founder of SPACES Podcast, Dimitrius Lynch, Jr. to launch Gābl Media. As President and CEO of Gābl Media, Inc., Mark leads the multimedia network, empowering global leaders in the architecture, engineering, and construction industries. Gābl Media creates and distributes industry leading podcast series, including EntreArchitect Podcast, Archispeak Podcast, SPACES Podcast, Build Your Brand Podcast, Practice Disrupted, TRXL, Build Smart, She Builds Podcast, and more. The mission at Gābl Media is to create content that informs and entertains an audience dedicated to building a better world.


Evelyn M. Lee, FAIA, MBA, MPA is a licensed architect in the state of California, with over 15 years of experience working with individuals and companies that are looking to reshape their future. She is the founder of Practice of Architecture, the first-ever Senior Experience Designer at Slack Technologies, and the first female Treasurer to AIA National‘s Board of Directors.

Je’Nen M. Chastain, MBA, Assoc. AIA is the founder of Apostrophe Consulting, a purpose-driven, woman-owned management consulting practice dedicated to helping architects transform their companies. With expertise in talent development, change management, and business strategy, Je’Nen helps her clients navigate growth in a changing world.

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