DEGREE: B.ARCH, 1985; Kansas State University

LICENSE: R.A., Iowa., NCARB certified.


To make high quality design services practical for a wide range of companies, organizations and individuals through fast turnaround times and affordable rates.


ARCHITECTURE BY SYNTHESIS – Principal. August 1991 – Present. All aspects of architectural office practice (residential, apartments, religious,commercial/light industrial), design/build work, furniture and stained glass design/fabrication, custom lighting design/prototype fabrication, landscape design and some build, restoration, planning; consultant – real estate, energy, design, architecture, color, materials, site planning, habitat preservation, landscapes.

WELLBE DESIGN, ARCHITECTS – Donald I. Liss. January 1990 – July 1991. Project architect. Accessibility based, temple/church renovations, ambulatory surgicenter, building/feasibility studies, commercial and office space, residential modifications and new construction, landscape/site work, code review/update, perspectives/presentations.

JEFFREY KLINE, ARCHITECT – November 1988 – January 1990. 60% commercial, 40% residential, 2&3D CADD, feasibility studies, design, freehand presentations, flood control.

I J CHUNG ASSOCIATES – November 1987 – October 1988. 80% Government projects, 15% commercial, 5% residential; shop drawing review, specifications, cost estimates, feasibility studies, presentation models, renderings, site work.

RALPH ALSTER, ARCHITECT – June 1987 – September 1987. Bank renovation, redevelopment program/facade development.

R.D.M. ARCHITECTURE and EVERYTHING GROWS LANDSCAPING Richard D. McDermott. February 1986 – April 1987. Residential and commercial. New construction and major renovations with a specialization in kitchens and bathrooms. Landscape design, plant selection, implementation.

WESTERN PENNSYLVANIA CONSERVANCY & FALLING WATER Volunteer work, restoration, design, project implementation. Lynda Wagoner, Curator.

ACADEMIC Sustainable and passive energy systems with an emphasis on quality of space and site responsive design; extra history (architecture and landscape), theory, urban/town planning and programming courses.