JP Cowan

JP Cowan is a principal at TMP and leads the commercial practice for the firm.  JP is passionate about mixed-use developments and helping his clients create places of high energy that meet today’s market demands. He has led notable projects in Williamson county that have focused on concepts of placemaking to create vibrant “suburban-urban” developments such as Hill Center Brentwood and McEwen Northside.  JP draws on his diversity of past experience with TMP that includes large projects in healthcare and higher education and brings the qualities of how architecture can improve people’s lives into the work that he does.

JP is passionate about inspiring a shared vision for the growth and success of TMP while advocating and mentoring others in their growth.  He is actively involved in the community, currently serving as a board member for Williamson Inc and is a graduate of Leadership Brentwood Class of 2017 and has spoken at several engagements in the southeast about suburban development and Hill Center Brentwood as a case study for success.

Alma Mater

University of Tennessee, 2002

With TMPartners Since


Principal Since


Favorite Designer

Santiago Calatrava

Favorite Quote

“100% of clients are people.  100% of employees are people.  If you don’t understand people, you don’t understand business.”  -Simon Sinek