Travis Pummer

Travis Pummer

Philadelphia, PA, US



I am a recent graduate with a Master's of Architecture. I am looking to work in an exciting design oriented firm anywhere in the US. 

Before studying for my Master's in Architecture degree, I worked for 8 years in direct care of mentally ill patients. I became an instructor and leader in situations when clients became aggressive or dangerous. 




Radey Associates Architects, Cherry Hill, NJ, US, Intern Architect | Project Manager

Responsible for all aspects of various projects including school renovations|additions, worship projects, and private residential (both single- and multi-family). Responsible for schematic design, design development, CD's, bid-negotiations, and construction administration.
Use AutoCad and Revit to develop models, CDs, and generate rendings along with Photoshop.
Meet with clients to develop and present designs. Work with Building Officials, Zoning Boards, and contractors during CA.

Oct 2012 - current

Hampton Behavioral Health Center, Westampton, NJ, Utilization Review Coordinator

As a Utilization Review Coordinator I am responsible for collaborating between physicians, nurses, social workers, and therapists to ensure the highest level of care is provided to the clients.
I also conceptualize and present the treatment plan to the client's insurance company in order to justify and obtain financial coverage for the treatment types.

Jun 2006 - current

New Jersey Institute of Technology, Newark, NJ, US, Model Shop Teaching Assistant

Educate, Assist and Supervise undergraduate students in how to safely use power tools, and model making techniques.
Responsible for use and maintenance of Lasercutter and CNC Router.

Sep 2010 - May 2012

Hampton Behavioral Health Center, Westampton NJ, Handle with Care Instructor

Lead in all situations in which mentally ill clients became aggressive or dangerous in order to maintain safety and a resolution to the situation.
Train new employees in how to effectively and safely manage potentially dangerous situations.
Recertify and counsel existing employees in the Handle With Care process.

May 2005 - Aug 2009

Hampton Behavioral Health Center, Westampton, NJ, Mental Health Associate

Responsible for safety and direct care of clients on the inpatient adolescent psychiatric unit.
Run group therapy sessions with clients.
Coordinate with attending physician, nurses, and social workers to help with treatment goals and accurate diagnosis.

Jan 2004 - Aug 2009


New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT), Newark, NJ, US, MArch, Architecture

Focused my electives in Construction Management.
Studied abroad in summer of 2011 in Italy.

Sep 2009 - May 2012

Temple University, Philadelphia, PA, US, Bachelors, Psychology

NCAA Division 1 Athletics. Began as walk-on, earned a scholarship 2nd year.

Sep 1999 - Dec 2003


Design Excellence Award, Honorable Mention

Only award given once a year to entire graduate class for excellence in design and development of the design.


Design Excellence Award, 1st Place

Only award given once a year to entire graduate class for excellence in design and development of the design.


Bill Braverman Award, 1st Place

Award given to 1 graduating senior in NCAA Athletics for hard work and determination throughout all 4 years of participation.


Areas of Specialization