Education, Professional Registration and Technology


University of North Texas
Denton, Texas
Certified Aging Services Professional (CASP) Certification Program
2013 Graduate

Oklahoma State University
Stillwater, Oklahoma
Bachelor of Architecture
May 1988

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign/Oklahoma State University
European Study Program
Summer 1995

Invited Design Critic
Oklahoma State University; Stillwater, Oklahoma
Kansas State University; Manhattan, Kansas
Texas A&M University; College Station, Texas


Registered Architect
State of Missouri, 1992  (Registration #006481)
State of Texas, 2004  (Registration #18890)
NCIDQ (Registration #32867)


AutoCAD 2017
Adobe Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign)
Microsoft Office

Work Experience

September 2014 – July 2018
Senior Project Manager

– Design and construction Project Manager for Kinects Tower, a 42-story residential high rise
– Design Project Manager for multi-family residential, from wood-frame to five-over-one, to mixed-use high rise
– Design Lead for multi-family residential and amenity renovation projects
– Specifications writer/coordinator (MasterSpec)

Representative Projects:
• Kinects Tower; Seattle, Washington
• Homestead; Aberdeen, Washington
• River Run; North Bend, Washington
• Belltown 36; Seattle, Washington
• Colina; Seattle, Washington

three:  living architecture
October 2004 – September 2014
Senior Associate
Senior Designer Focusing on Hospitality and Senior Living Projects

– Design lead for signature projects, including hospitality and senior living
– Reviewed design for local, state and national building, health care and accessibility codes
– Reviewed design through construction documents to ensure intent and quality
– Led design presentations to local Design Review Commissions where necessary
– Worked directly with developers, staff, operators, and existing and future residents

Representative Projects:
• EdenHill Communities; New Braunfels, Texas
• Solana at Cinco Ranch; Katy, Texas
• Solana at Dogwood Ridge; Germantown, Tennessee
• El Castillo; Santa Fe, New Mexico
• Piedmont Gardens; Oakland, California
• La Posada; Tucson, Arizona
• Classic Residence by Hyatt; Dallas, Texas
• The Village; Gainesville, Florida
• Bella Terra on the Bay; Clearwater, Florida
• Hotel Amarano; Burbank, California
• Four Seasons Dubai Festival City; Dubai, UAE

Merriman Associates Architects
September 2001 – October 2004
Studio/Team Leader and Senior Designer

– Led studio of eight designers and architects on multiple projects, with diverse range of project types, including hospitality, retail, and historic residential renovations
– Responsible for staffing and profitability of studio work
– Led design presentations to local Design Review Commissions where necessary

Representative Projects:
• Marriott Redmond Town Center; Redmond, Washington
• Gulf States Building Historic Renovation; Dallas, Texas
• Mosaic; Dallas, Texas
• 1414 Elm Rehabilitation; Dallas, Texas
• TGIFridays; New corporate branding/renovations for fifty stores in DFW, Ohio, and MidAtlantic markets

Corgan Associates Architects
September 1999 – September 2001
Design Architect

– Designer for wide variety of project types, including new high-rise loft residences, historical residential renovations, and Dallas’ first co-housing community
– Responsible for construction administration of designed work
– Worked directly with multiple residential clients on loft finish-out customizations

Representative Projects:
• 2011 Cedar Springs; Dallas, Texas
• epic; Dallas, Texas
• Futura Lofts; Dallas, Texas

BNIM Architects
September 1990 – February 1999
Design Architect / Intern Architect

– Design and production for wide variety of project types, including senior living, campus planning, and medical facilities

Representative Projects:
• Sprint Corporate Campus; Overland Park, Kansas
• Bartle Hall Conference Center; Kansas City, Missouri
• John Knox Village; Lee’s Summit, Missouri
• Bishop Spencer Place;  Kansas City, Missouri
• Claridge Court; Prairie Village, Kansas
• H&R Block Headquarters; Kansas City, Missouri


– Registered Architect and Interior Design with over twenty-five years of exemplary experience in compelling design, confident leadership, and technical and graphic communications
– Experience designing projects in fifteen states, from coast to coast, and internationally
– A continuing passion for creating exemplary environments that are safe, comforting, and enrich day-to-day activities
– Thrives on multiple projects and deadlines – can prioritize tasks and tackles each successfully, completely, and timely
– Can communicate clearly and effectively, whether the audience may be executives, operators, staff, contractors, city or code entities, or residents
– Experience in leading studio teams, with responsibilities of staffing, profitability, and workload