Loftis attended Culbertson Grade School, Sequoyah Elementary School, Taft Junior High and Northwest Classen High School. A fellow of the American Institute of Architects, he led the design team for the award-winning Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building. His firm's work at the Myriad Gardens includes the water stage and botanical garden's interior. Loftis is a member of Leadership Oklahoma City and has served three terms on the Oklahoma State Architects Licensing Board. He also served as president of Downtown Rotary Club 29.
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