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Professional Timeline

1998 - Graduated from Westhill High School - Stamford, CT

2003 - Graduated from the University of Southern California - Los Angeles, CA   First professional degree Bachelors of Architecture

2003 - Attended Columbia University, - NY, NY - Non degree program study   NY/Paris

2004 – Designer at James Schettino Architects - New Canaan, CT

2004 - Moved to Los Angeles, CA

2004-2005 - Designer for Togawa and Smith Architects - Pasadena, CA

2005-2006 – Project Manager Deborah Waldrip Architects - Malibu, CA

2006-2007 – Project Designer for Gruen Associates - Los Angeles, CA

2007-2009 – Project Designer for OJMR Architects - Los Angeles, CA

2008 - Passed LEED AP New Construction Exam v. 2.2

2009 - Completed Architectural Review Examination v. 3.1

2009 - Received first Architect’s License in State of Michigan. #3101056647

2009 - Moved to Davison, MI

2010 - Accepted to Lawrence Technological University - Southfield, MI   Master’s of Urban Design in Sustainable Urbanism

2010 – Consulting Architect for Earth Environments - Romeo, MI

2011 – Director of Architecture for MainStreet Design Build - Birmingham, MI

2011 - Received Graduate Assistantship position with Studio[Ci]

Presented at the 2011 ARCC conference in Detroit, MI with Studio[Ci]

2011 – Joined the American Institute of Architects


June – Design Committee convened to develop Flint Flat Lot Competition

June - Moved to Lapeer, MI

July - Began working at Sedgewick & Ferweda Architects - Flint, MI

July - Participated in Emerging Professionals Brainstorm Session at AIA MI

September - Led design and construction of AIA Flint Park(ing) Day installation

September - Attended AIAMI Michigan Design Retreat Torch Lake, MI

October - Awarded University Partners - Class II Leadership Training

  A student leadership program modeled on Leadership Detroit

December - Elected to 2013-2014 AIA Young Architect Regional Director for the   Michigan Region. Part of the AIA Young Architects Forum


January - Elected to AIA Flint Chapter Chair of the Emerging Professionals Committee.

January – Launched Flint Flat Lot Competition

January - Attended AIA MI Leadership Conference

March - Attended AIA National Grassroots Convention - Washington D.C.

March – Mark’s House chosen as winner of Flint Flat Lot Competition

March – Coordinated monthly skype meetings with engineers and designers   acting as Architect of Record on behalf of AIA Flint.

April - Participated as a Panelist with Mickey Jacob, AIA National President at Lawrence Technological University on the “Future of the Profession”

April - Received D. James Walker Jr. Memorial Scholarship from the Michigan   Architectural Foundation

May – Mark’s House Received Special Planning Approval from the City of Flint   Zoning Board of Appeals

May - Guest Speaker at Flint Optimist Club - Topic: Flint Flat Lot Competition

May - AIA Young Architects Forum - Annual Meeting, Kansas City, MO.

May – Received AIA Flint Design Award for Park(ing) Day 2012 Submission

May/June – University of Michigan-Flint: Appointed to Teach GEO 299

June – Completed University Partners Program

June - AIA Michigan A.R.E. Preparation – Presenter: Building Systems

July – Mark’s House Approved by City of Flint Building Department

August – Mark’s House Construction Completed

August - Attended AIA MI State Conference Mackinac Island, MI

September – University of Michigan-Flint: Appointed to Teach GEO 490

September - Attended AIA Michigan Design Retreat - Torch Lake, MI

September - Design and Construction of 2013 AIA Flint Park(ing) Day

December – Selected as a Mentor for the AIA Michigan Mentorship program.


January - Elected Flint Chapter Director AIA Flint.

January - Co-author for article in YAF Connection Magazine - Vol. 12 Issue 1 -   January 2014 - “Passive House - The Craft of Next Generation   Residential Technology”

January – Ongoing collaboration with AIA MI CEPR for 2014 Stair Week

January / February - Attended AIA Leadership Retreat - Pontchartrain Hotel,   Detroit, MI. Panelist - “Emerging Professionals and AIA MI”

April: Appointed to AIA National Resolutions Committee for 2014-2016 Term

May: Selected to NCARB ARE 5.0 Review Committee for 1st Qtr. 2015

May – Graduation: Masters of Urban Design-Sustainable Urbanism 

                                    Lawrence Technological University

                                    With Distinction

June: Attended AIA National Convention and Facilitator for : Emerging Professionals Leadership Thursday TH207

July:  Appointed to City of Flint Work Group for Implementation of Imagine Flint Master Plan

Appointed to University of Michigan - Flint Master Plan "Impact Circle"