Your Team

For us, design is not a 9 to 5 job… it’s a way of life.  Our inspiration comes from unexpected moments and focused collaboration.  We use this to create a story unique to each project.  We respect the design process and the people, so everything we do is curated in partnership with you.  Here are the fun-loving designers and managers who make it all happen.


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Stacy Cox, AIA

Principal | President


Stacy’s outgoing and fun loving nature is complimented by his dedication to serving God, his family, his teammates and others.   He is an experienced and results driven leader constantly looking for opportunities to improve himself, his team and the service they provide to others.


Education

Bachelor of Architecture, University of Tennessee, 1993

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Kevin Diegel, AIA

Principal | Operations Director


Kevin is the constant communicator and believes that open, honest communication with additional ingredients of collaboration and a little bit of common sense creates the basis of a sound foundation for any successful project. The ability to really listen first and to fully understand what is being communicated before taking action is at the heart of his respectful attitude.


Education

Bachelor of Architecture, University of Tennessee, 1976

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Brian Nicholson, AIA, LEED AP

Senior Project Manager


Brian is a devoted family man and outdoorsman who cares deeply about his community and environment. He thrives on finding clarity in complicated situations.


Education

Bachelor of Architecture, University of Tennessee, 1994

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Jacene Phillips, AIA

Senior Project Manager


Jacene is in it for the warm fuzzy feeling. She wants to improve people’s lives through architecture by bettering where you live, where you work and where you play.


Education

Bachelor of Architecture, University of Tennessee, 1995


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Maxi Frank, AIA, LEED Green Assoc.

Project Architect



Education

Bachelor of Architecture, University of Tennessee, 2011

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Emily Palmer, AIA, LEED Green Assoc.

Project Architect



Education

Bachelor of Architecture, University of Tennessee, 2013

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Brian Russell

Architectural Designer


Brian has worked on a variety of projects including higher education, residential, commercial, and numerous church projects. Utilizing his educational training and design experience, he is eager to begin tackling the challenges that come with each new project.


Education

Bachelor of Architecture, University of Tennessee, 2010

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Macy Rudell, AIA Assoc.

Architectural Designer


Macy has a passion for helping others and plans to use her design skills to help continue this passion. Above all, she doesn’t ever want to ever stop learning or feeding her knowledge for design. Every day is a learning experience.


Education

Bachelor of Architecture, University of Tennessee, 2016

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Erin Metelka, NCIDQ

Interior Designer



Education

Bachelor of Science in Interior Design, University of Tennessee 2012

Affiliations

IIDA, NCIDQ

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Tayler Johnston

Interior Designer



Education

Bachelor of Science in Interior Design, University of Tennessee 2018

Affiliations

IIDA

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Aaron Jernigan, AIA Assoc.

Production Tech



Education

Bachelor of Science in Architectural Science, Western Kentucky University 2016

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Matt Johnson

Production Tech



Education

Bachelor of Science, East Tennessee State University, 2010

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Michaela Stanfill

Production Tech


I try to take advantage of every opportunity to learn and grow, and make the most of every situation. You could say I am an extreme optimist.


Education

Associates degree from PSTCC in Architectural Design Technology, 2016