Jack Paddon
Williams + Paddon Architects

Leader Profile

Jack is the Founding Principal of Williams + Paddon Architects, having founded the company at age 28. In addition to that professional accomplishment, Jack is also a Founding Board Member of the Foundation for American Medicine & Education (FAME) and has designed many of the public and private educational facilities in the Sacramento region.

Jack attended California Polytechnic State University in San Luis Obispo where he earned his Bachelor of Architecture degree, with honors. Jack values the nurturing family he was raised in and wishes that every young person would know the unconditional love, commitment, and encouragement he experienced from his family. He believes Stanford Youth Solutions + Sierra Forever Families works every day to enrich youth and families, providing them hope and finds great satisfaction in the small, but meaningful contribution he can make to the agency’s mission.

Family is the center of Jack’s existence. He and his family love to bike, ski, hike, and travel together. He also enjoys spending time with his grandchildren, teaching them and going on adventures.