Lloyd joined the firm in 1957 after serving in the Korean War. Originally working while a student with Chuck Wahlberg at a previous firm, Lloyd developed a talent for the design of churches, through which he made contacts that led him to significant work for Medtronic, including the company’s Rice Creek Plant that was recognized for handicap accessibility. Named a principal in 1962, the firm added Lloyd’s name to the moniker in 1968. In 1974, he became a director. He also served as president of the Minnesota Society of American Institute of Architects.