- University of Cincinnati - Cincinnati, OH
- Master of Architecture 2003
- Certificate in Historic Preservation 2003
- Bachelor of Science in Architecture 2001
years experience at architecture firms of varying sizes. Focused
on custom residential design, additions, remodeling, historic
preservation, cabinetry design and detailing, interior finishes, and
mechanical, electrical, and plumbing systems. Made significant
contributions to the design and construction of numerous homes and
commercial/civic buildings, ranging from small porches to large
estates. Developed new documentation methods for Lutron lighting
automation systems and integration. Worked with other innovative
building system designs including motorized roller shades and screens,
spray-foam insulation, and ground-source (geothermal) heat pumps.
- Information Technology
years experience in Macintosh information technology. Managed 20
workstations, two servers, OpenDirectory, workgroup administration,
calendar sharing, website maintenance, tape backups, end-user support,
large format black & white plotting, and color printing.
years experience in Windows information technology. Managed 30
workstations, Server 2012 R2, Active Directory, Exchange,
OneDrive/SharePoint, license/subscription management, end-user support,
large format black & white plotting, and color printing.
years experience in digital architectural and sports photography.
Photographed many sporting events, from high school basketball,
wrestling, and swimming/diving to triathlons and bike races.
Photographed architectural interiors and exteriors for office portfolio
use and publication on the internet and in books and magazines.
- Urban Mass Transit Research
20 years ongoing research into Cincinnati's transit history. Focused
on streetcar and electric interurban railway systems, with additional
research on local steam railroads and transportation infrastructure.
Photo documented extant remains and mapped existing and abandoned lines
and wrote extensive histories for presentation on the internet.
- Computer Software & Information Technology
AutoCAD, PowerCADD, QGIS, Sketchup, Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign,
Affinity Photo, Capture One Pro, Microsoft Office Suite, Windows Client
& Server, Mac OS X Client & Server, Apple Remote Desktop, IMAP
& Exchange e-mail, website maintenance, Océ & Kip large-format
- Imaging & Graphics
- Nikon D-SLR cameras, pencil & ink sketching, colored pencil & 3D rendering.
- Employment History
- Alto Design - Cincinnati, OH (2019 – Present)
- Project manager, designer,
photographer, and information technology manager for this custom
residential, interior design, and design-build firm. Alto Design is a spin-off the residential architecture and interior design studio from Luminaut into its own independent firm.
Managed and assisted
in the design, documentation, and construction administration of
various projects large and small, ranging from new custom homes to whole
house remodelings to kitchen and bath cabinetry. Also managed the
firm’s IT infrastructure, including
Windows and Macintosh workstations, Microsoft OneDrive/SharePoint,
website/e-mail, and supporting IT
- Luminaut (Formerly ArchitectsPlus) - Cincinnati, OH (2011 – 2019)
- Project manager, designer, photographer, and
information technology manager for this custom residential, commercial,
and interior design firm. Managed and assisted in the design,
documentation, and construction administration of various projects large
and small. Worked extensively in conjunction with the Cincinnati
Preservation Association as project manager on the complete restoration
of the Emily Rauh Pulitzer House in Woodlawn, Ohio, an early
International Style/Bauhaus home from 1938. Managed the remodeling of
Groesbeck Lodge at the Cincinnati Nature Center into the Center for
Conservation. Both projects received historic preservation and design
awards. Also managed the firm’s IT infrastructure, including Windows
workstations, servers, website/e-mail, and supporting IT equipment.
RWA Architects, Inc. - Cincinnati, OH (2003 – 2009)
Project manager, designer, photographer, and information technology
manager for Cincinnati’s largest custom residential architecture firm.
Managed and assisted in the design, documentation, and construction
administration of projects ranging from a new garage in a Cincinnati
historic district to a 45,000 square foot estate manor house.
Photographed many of the finished architectural projects and
incorporated them into various marketing materials. Managed the firm’s
IT infrastructure, including Macintosh workstations, servers,
website/e-mail, and supporting IT equipment.
- Cooperative Education (Professional Practice) Assignments (1998 – 2002)
the University of Cincinnati’s co-op program, worked at four different
architecture firms for a total of six academic quarters.
- At Stephen Rankin Associates in Chicago, participated in design and presentation drawings for corporate offices, hospitals, and mixed-use office/warehouses. Main responsibility included designing portions of the Toman Branch Library addition & remodeling in Chicago.
- At Glick/Boehm & Associates
in Charleston, SC, worked on projects ranging from post offices, retail
renovations, office buildings to military base renovations and
- At RWA Architects
in Cincinnati, focused on high-end residential renovation and
remodeling, as well as light commercial and historic preservation
- At VOA Associates (acquired by Stantec)
in Chicago, drafted construction documents, created displays for client
presentations, and assisted with design and presentation tasks in the
architecture and interior design departments mostly for the Kingsgate
Conference Center at U. of Cincinnati.
- Program presenter for the Cincinnati chapter of the American Institute of Architects (AIA) Architecture by Children Program
Mentor with the Big Brothers Big Sisters Association of Cincinnati
Member of the Cincinnati Transit Historical Association and Cincinnati Railbuffs
Consultant for the Ohio Department of Transportation’s I-75 Mill Creek Expressway Study, by helping list noteworthy transit structures in the Park Hills historic district in Kentucky, and in Cincinnati, on the National Register of Historic Places
Participated in races and organized training rides for 7 Hills Racing, a
Cincinnati-based bicycle racing team with approximately 100 members,
and coordinated the design, ordering, and delivery of the technical
riding apparel for the team
- References and further examples of work are available upon request.
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