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experience

8/14 - present Bureau of Architecture and Design
Project Manager
Architectural project manager focusing on retail, hospitality, public, historic preservation and multi-family developments in Research, Programming, SD, DD, CD and CA phases.

5/10 - present +space
Director of Design
Non-profit focusing on empowering communities with a systematic energizing of underutilized urban voids from negative to positive spaces. Organization provides services in managing design charrettes and community outreach, design, design education, construction workshops, organizational guidance, and architectual legal support.

5/15 - present Robert Morris University
Architecture Adjunct Professor
Architectural and design courses taught: Architectural Design Studio I, Manual Drafting I, CAD I, Construction Methods, Construction Technology, Building Materials, Building Systems, Model Making Design Studio.

6/12 - 6/13     After School Matters / Chicago Public Schools
Architecture and Design Instructor
Teach high school introduction course, Architecture and Design: Learning in the Built Environment, focusing on integration of scales, collaborative disciplines, conceptual solution making, and applied techniques.

3/09 - 8/14     Some Designers
Consulting Designer
Multi-scale consultation on designs of architecture, graphics, and packaging as well as services in architectural forensics, building code, context research, historic preservation, photography and construction management. Clients: Bureau of Architecture & Design, Studio Nigro Architecture + Design, MoDE Architects, Crandall Ritzu Architects, Seth Romig Architects and Treenail Builders.

3/08 - 7/09   Windhorst Gorski Architects
Architectural Designer / Project Manager
Managed eight fitness club projects and a major renovation of a 1889 multifamily structure, now on national registry. Designed new concept series for a nationally recognized furniture manufacturer.

1/07 - 6/08     OKW Architects
Architectural Designer / Project Manager
Focus on commercial, retail, and institutional projects. Practiced mainly site analyses, SD, DD, programming, code research and some LEED documentation. Balance of time focused on project management for retail developments.

3/06 - 1/07     3D/International
Architectural Intern - Level 3
Project experience primarily in airport and public building renovations of all scales. Participated in progresses of design from SD, programming, DD, consultant coordination, contract and customer relations, CDs, and CA.

3/00 - 3/06   Curry Boudreaux Architects
Architectural Intern - Levels 1 & 2
Experience in industrial, recreational/park, office buildout and healthcare construction. Participated in site analyses, DD, CD and CA phases as well as coordinations between owners, developers, engineers, and designers.


education

6/10 - 5/12     The School of the Art Institute of Chicago
MDes - Master's of Design in Designed Objects

8/09 - 5/10     Archeworks
Diploma in Social and Environmental Urban Design

8/00 - 5/06   University of Houston
BArch - Bachelor's of Architecture