People
Our Staff

James W. Ward, AIA, LEED

Principal Architect
Education

Bachelor of Architecture, Auburn University 1975

Professional Registrations

Registered with the States of Alabama, Florida, Mississippi, Tennessee; NCARB Certificate Holder, LEED Acredited

Professional Affiliations

American Institute of Architects (AIA), International Code Congress, City of Tuscaloosa Building Code Board of Appeals, LEED

T. Keith Scott, AIA

Principal Architect
Education

Bachelor of Architecture, Auburn University, 1986

Professional Registrations

Registered with the State of Alabama; NCARB Certificate Holder

Professional Affiliations

American institute of Architects (AIA)

Robert C. Lanoux, AIA

Principal Architect
Education

Bachelor of Architecture, Louisiana State University, 1984

Professional Registrations

Registered with the States of Alabama, Illinois; C.S.I., C.D.T.; NCARB Certificate Holder

Professional Affiliations

American Institute of Architects (AIA); Birmingham Chapter AIA Past Secretary; AIA Alabama Past Councilor; Kiwanis Club of Tuscaloosa, Lieutenant Governor

Kimberly McMurray, AIA

Principal Architect
Education

Arizona State University, Bachelor of Architecture, 1985

University of Alabama at Birmingham, Masters of Business Administrations, 2000

Professional Registrations

Registered Architect:  Alabama and Georgia, National Council Architectural Registration Board certification, EDAC Certification, Lean Healthcare Certification

Professional Affiliations

American Institute of Architects, West Alabama Chamber of Commerce – Executive Committee & Board of Directors, Tuscaloosa County Industrial Development Ex-Officio Director, Leadership Tuscaloosa Past Chairman & 2013 Graduate, Institute of Patient Centered Design Board of Directors & VP Design, AIA Alabama Council Disaster Assistance Task Force Chairman

Jordan C. Morris, AIA, LEED

Associate Principal
Education

Bachelor of Architecture, Mississippi State University, 2005

Professional Affiliations

American Institute of Architects (AIA), Board Member of Friends of WUAL, LEED AP BD + C, Kiwanis Club of Greater Tuscaloosa

Wayne Dennis, AIA, LEED BD + ICC

Project Manager
Education

Bachelor of Architecture, Auburn University, 1995

Professional Registrations

Registered with the States of Alabama and Georgia; NCARB Certified, LEED

Professional Affiliations

American Institute of Architects (AIA), U.S. Green Building Council

Zach Ward, AIA, NCARB

Project Manager
Education

Bachelor of Architecture; Minor in Business Administration,Auburn University, 2011

Professional Registrations

Registered with the states of Tennessee; NCARB certificate holder

Professional Affiliations

American Institute of Architects (AIA)

Jenny G. Pichon, RID, IIDA, LEED

Interior Designer, Project Manager
Education

Bachelor of Science in Human Environmental Sciences, Interior Design, University of Alabama, 2002

Professional Registrations

Registered with the State of Alabama; NCIDQ Certified, Evidence-based Design Accredidation and Certification (EDAC)

Professional Affiliations

LEED AP BD+C, International Interior Design Association (IIDA)

Deborah Roy, RID, IIDA

Interior Designer
Education

Lousiana State University

Professional Registrations

Registered with the State of Alabama; NCIDQ Certified

Professional Affiliations

International Interior Design Association (IIDA)

Carrie Beth Kerr, Associate IIDA, LEED Green Associate

Interior Designer
Education

Bachelor of Science in Human Environmental Sciences, Interior Design, University of Alabama, 2017

Professional Affiliations

LEED Green Associate, International Interior Design Association (IIDA)

Wally D. Burge

Project Manager, IT Specialist
Education

Associate Degree, Drafting Design Technology, Shelton State Community College, 1988

Experience

Over 20 years combined architectural experience in project management, detailing and specification writing

Professional Affiliations

Civitan Club

Antonio Minifield, Associate AIA

Intern Architect / Visualization Specialist
Education

Bachelor of Architecture, Tuskegee University, 2014

Experience

Extensive experience in REVIT software, 3D Rendering, graphic design and photography

Brittany G. Roper

Intern Architect
Education

Bachelor of Architecture, Auburn University, 2009

Virginia College School of Interior Design, Bachelor of Fine Arts, 2013

Experience

Combined experiences in electrical engineering, interior design, and 3D Modeling

Patrick C. Howell

CAD Specialist
Education

Associate in Applied Science Degree, Drafting Technology, Shelton State Community College 2004

Experience

Extensive experience in working with AutoCAD software

7 Years combined experience in architectural drafting and design

3 years combined experience in mechanical drafting, design, and installation

Brian D. Mehlferber

CAD Specialist, IT Specialist
Education

Associate of Applied Science, Drafting and Design Technology, East Mississippi Community College, 1999;

Bachelor of Science, Business Administration with a concentration in Management Information Systems, Mississippi University for Women, 2004

Experience

Extensive experience with CAD and IT support in an engineering environment

James R. Bearden

CAD Specialist
Education

Associates Degree Construction Management, Jefferson State Community College, 2011

Associates Degree Drafting Design Technology, Shelton State Community College, 2006

Experience

Architectural CAD Specialist for seven years and prior experience as Job Site Supervisor with an excavating company

Stacey DeLoach, CPA, MBA

Business Operations Manager
Education

MBA, Georgia Southern University, 1993

BBA, The University of Georgia, 1990

Experience

Broad knowledge of business and financial management.

Professional Registrations

Certified Public Accountant

Bobby Hathcock, ED. D.

Marketing Consultant
Education

Educational Doctorate, Auburn University, 2002

Master's Level Certification, The University of North Alabama, 1985

Master of Education, Livingston, AL, 1978

Bachelor of Science in Health Physical Education, ad Recreation, Minor in History; Livingston University, 1975

Experience

Over 20 years of Educational instructing and management

Professional Affiliations

Council for Leaders in Alabama Schools, Alabama Association of School Superintendents and National Association of School Superintendents

Christy L. Baker

Administrative Assistant
Education

Holt High School Advanced Academic Diploma, 1997

Experience

More than 15 years experience in accounting, payroll, accounts receivable, accounts payable and administrative project support