I am currently employed with Tompkins Architects, a kansas city based firm which specializes in medical and governmental work, but also works on commercial office renovations, residential developments, and high-rise offices and condos
Tompkins Architects, Kansas City, MO, US, Architectural Designer
Tompkins Architects specializes in governmental commercial and medical work. During my employment, I have assisted in the completion of an $8.5 million 3rd story OR expansion and 4th story dental clinic expansion in Seattle, WA, helped realize new clients through establishing connections with local developers, established new branding opportunities through expanding our market reach with social media management, website design, and documenting past and current projects.
4dDesign, LLC, Springfield, MO, US, Founder and Owner
4dDesign, LLC is a Missouri based architectural rendering company. We provide architectural rendering services and Google Earth modeling. Over half of our employees are currently enrolled architectural students who use the most up to date architectural software and gain paid experience in the field of architecture.
LEVENBETTS, New York, NY, US, Spring Break Intern
During this week long experience, I was given the chance to intern with a high end residential and commercial architecture firm based in the Chelsea district of Manhattan, NY. During this week, I assisted with the preparation of a firm presentation at NYIT, construction administration of a +5,000 SF Condo remodel on the upper west side, and a historical documentation of a residential condo expansion.
Summit Architecture, Kansas City Missouri, Architectural Intern
During my internship with Summit Architecture I worked closely with the acting owner and principal. I had the responsibility of reformatting and producing the new website and marketing portfolio. I also met directly with clients, documented existing conditions, and took several projects through the schematic design phase.
RDM Architecture, Kansas City, MO, US, Architectural Intern
This was a summer internship with RDM, a kansas city based residential firm. This position offered me the wonderful chance to grow as a designer with frequent site visits and heavy involvement with understanding how a smaller firm can competitively market themselves in the residential market.
Greg Patterson & Associates, Kansas City, MO, US, Commercial Real Estate Intern
During this internship I had the pleasure of assisting Mr. Patterson with the acquisition of a block of property intended to be remodeled into a new university campus shopping center. My responsibilities included attending community meetings, documenting comps, conducting market research, and working directly with his hired architect to develop a schematic design for the proposal.
Prudential Commercial Real Estate, Kansas City, MO, US, Commercial Real Estate Intern
Ecological Architecture, Lawrence, KS, US, Architectural Intern
This was a summer internship in which I worked to document the existing conditions of a historic office remodel, and provide architectural renderings of a new home.
The Kansas City Star, Kansas City, MO, US, Intern Illustrator for Teen Star page
During my internship at the Kansas City Star I worked with other local area teens to produce a weekly published, one-page spread for the Kansas City newspaper. I was the acting comic illustrator and produced pieces that would be paired with articles produced with other high school teens.
Drury University, Springfield, MO, US / Hammon's School of Architecture, BArch, Architecture
Minors: Business Administration, Art History, & Global Studies
Activities & Societies:
AIAS (Local Firm Tour Chair)
Gamma Sigma Alpha (Academic Honors Society)
Lambda Chi Alpha (Social Fraternity)
Dean's List (2010-2012)
Student Union Board (Public Relations Chair)
Ozark Food Harvest (Philanthropy)
First Year Council