Harry joined the Council in April 2006 as the assistant director, Record services. Harry became the director of IDP when the Council was reorganized in 2007, and began overseeing education-related programs in 2012. He is now the vice president of Experience +Education. His experience includes 15 years working in architecture-engineering firms and seven years working in facilities planning and design. His practice of architecture, while varied, focused on the college and university market sector. In 2017, Harry was elevated to the AIA College of Fellows. In 2019, he was awarded an honorary doctoral degree by the Boston College of Architecture in recognition of his visionary leadership of architectural education and his work to bridge the gap between education and practice.
Harry earned a B.Arch. from Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University before moving to the Washington metropolitan area. He is licensed to practice architecture in Virginia, has been certified as a construction documents technologist by the Construction Specifications Institute, and holds the NCARB Certificate.