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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Melanie Blakney

Office Manager



Education

Bachelor of Business Management, University of Tennessee, 2005
Master of Business Administration, Lincoln Memorial University, 2007

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Richard Calise, AIA Assoc.

Design Operations Manager



Education

Bachelor of Architecture, Florida Atlantic University, 2002

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Markus Chady, AIA, LEED AP

Principal | Senior Project Manager



Education

Bachelor of Architecture, University of Tennessee, 2007

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Stacy Cox, AIA

Principal | President



Education

Bachelor of Architecture, University of Tennessee, 1993

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Kim Firkins

Project Manager



Education

Bachelor of Architecture, University of Tennessee,2006

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Tanner Gibson, AIA Assoc.

Architectural Associate



Education

Bachelor of Architecture, University of Tennessee, 2021

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Rose Gowder

Architectural Associate



Education

Bachelor of Architecture, University of Tennessee, 2019

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Aaron Jernigan, AIA Assoc.

Architectural Associate



Education

Bachelor of Science in Architectural Science, Western Kentucky University 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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Brian Nicholson, AIA, LEED AP

Principal | Project Executive



Education

Bachelor of Architecture, University of Tennessee, 1994

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Vallie Noles

Production



Education

Certification from PSTCC in Building Information Modeling, 2019

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Macy Rudell, AIA Assoc.

Project Manager



Education

Bachelor of Architecture, University of Tennessee, 2016

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Carissa Wagers

Architectural Associate



Education

Bachelor of Architecture, University of Tennessee, 2018

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Breanna Williams

Architectural Associate



Education

Bachelor of Architecture, University of Tennessee, 2019