Hemant Modi

Hemant Modi

Phoenix, AZ, US





Modi Architects, Phoenix, AZ, US, Principal Architect

Owner / Principal Architect

Jan 2014 - current

SET Creative, Columbus, OH, US, Director of Architecture

Architect of Record for SET architectural services.
Department manager for architectural services.
Actively involved in creating, developing and growing a team for SET.
Business Development.
Client management.

May 2013 - Dec 2013

Fitch, Scottsdale, AZ, US, Director of Architecture

Architect of Record for FITCH architectural services.
Managed the AOR team.
Took a proactive role to foster a professional firm culture.
Business Development.
Managed team to set up processes, file management systems and standards.
Presentations to staff and management.

Oct 2012 - Feb 2013

SSOE Group, Phoenix, AZ, US, Business Leader

Led the team to complete acquisition of an A&E firm in Mumbai, India.
Managed the retail department for SSOE for South West USA.
Client manager for fortune 500 company.
Presentations to clients Globally, Business Development.
Presentations to Board of Directors, Management Team and SSOE internally.

Apr 2007 - Jul 2012

KDRA, Scottsdale, AZ, US, Team Leader

Managing Commercial Retail Projects, sites ranging from 10 acres to 105 acres, rezoning, planning, construction documents and construction administration.
Leading and managing developers, major clients include Diversified Partners, DeRito Partners, Pederson Group, Grosvenor Holdings, Plymouth Square Investors, Communities Southwest, Terrazona.
Coordinating rezoning of projects with Real Estate Attorneys.

Aug 2003 - Apr 2007

Archicon LC, Phoenix, AZ, US, Project Director

Managed the team for execution of various projects ranging from office buildings, industrial buildings, retail buildings, restaurant buildings and tenant improvements, nationally.
Managed the team for Coordination of projects with clients, consultants, city plan reviewers and general contractors nationally.
Thorough knowledge of zoning ordinances, building codes and ADA requirements.

May 1999 - Aug 2003


Academy of Architecture, Mumbai, Mumbai, IN, BArch, Architecture

Architecture, Project Management, Interior Design, Urban Planning, Structural Design.

Aug 1981 - Dec 1986


Architectural Merit Award, 1st Place

Riggs Landing, City of Chandler, AZ.


Hank Pluster Architectural Award, 1st Place

Santan Gateway North & South, City of Chandler, AZ.


Areas of Specialization