Mr. Wilson, the President of ADG, has focused on leading the front on project design and management for over 40 years, has been a pillar of ADG’s growth and success. His tenure with ADG spans more than 30 years. Under his direction, the firm has developed a reputation for consistently providing quality design and program management services on a wide range of projects, including hospitals, apartments and government facilities. In addition, under Mr. Wilson’s direction the firm has seen unparalleled growth including fields of engineering and urban planning. He has guided the firm’s growth into several market sectors, including: healthcare, K-12 education, corporate offices, higher education, municipal projects and multifamily housing.
Mr. Wilson’s ability to foster and building lasting relationships with clients, consultants and contractors has allowed the firm to grow beyond the boundaries of Oklahoma to include work in 29 states—from Georgia to Alaska. Through his management expertise, he has guided the firm through the design and construction of such noteworthy projects as the Dean A. McGee Eye Institute, the Chickasaw Bricktown Ballpark, Wagner Hall at the University of Oklahoma and the Oklahoma City Police Headquarters and Courts Complex.Detailed Bio
NCARB, AIA, LEED AP+
Principal + Director of Design
Mr. Dedmon, a firm partner at ADG, has led the design team for the past 19 years and has more than 30 years of design experience. His communication style is open and collaborative inviting clients into the planning and design process, creating a welcoming forum for the open dialogue needed for the creative process. He believes the best architecture is based on acquiring knowledge of each client’s needs for a successful development that can maximize their facility goals, allowing the project to be flexible as needs change.
He emphasizes conformance to clients’ budgets, schedules and building efficiencies from the earliest design stages through the completion of construction.
Mr. Dedmon joined ADG in 1994 and has had direct responsibility for the development of more than 150 building projects and master planning efforts representing a construction value in excess of $1 billion.Detailed Bio
Principal + Chief Executive Officer
For over 35 years, Mr. Von Tungeln has specialized in helping clients achieve their design goals through his expertise in space planning and interior design. His wide range of project experience includes: municipal projects, corporate offices, healthcare interiors and higher education facilities. Mr. Von Tungeln’s knowledge of finishes and materials allow him to guide clients toward the most attractive, durable and functional choices for their spaces. His keen eye for detail and ability to visualize a project’s potential produces incredibly tailored spaces to match each client’s needs and desires.
Mr. Von Tungeln relies on traditional architectural methods and takes a hands-on approach. He puts pencil to paper every day, and takes pride in his process. He is supported by a highly tech-savvy team of interior designers that transform his drawings into digital representations. His years of project experience as a registered interior designer and licensed architect make for streamlined, budget-conscious designs. Mr. Von Tungeln is not only responsible for leading our design teams to make some of the most beautiful buildings in the city but also serves as CEO of ADG.Detailed Bio
Director of Program Management & Construction Services
Mr. Mize joined ADG in 2007 to provide construction administration and owner’s representation services to a variety of clients. As a construction project manager and superintendent, Mr. Mize has supervised projects ranging from high-rise office buildings to hotels, golf resorts, medical facilities for the Cleveland Clinic, a 3,000-bed detention facility, parking structures and industrial production facilities.
Prior to joining ADG, he had previously provided owner’s representative services including a portfolio of multiple properties comprised of high-rise office buildings, medical office, high-end retail and residential mixed-use facilities in six states valued at over $800 million dollars.
Mr. Mize has 30 years of experience providing management, development, sales and sales management services to the construction, real estate and software industries.Detailed Bio
Principal + Project Manager
Mr. Matthews has served on staff for over 22 years in various positions and under his current role as Project Manager has led his team on numerous projects, ranging from master plans and conceptual studies, to renovations and new construction. His management style is marked by timely and honest communication with everyone involved in a project. He works hard to gain the trust of his clients, which allows both our team and the client to navigate the challenges and opportunities that each project affords.
Mr. Matthews’ strengths include his persistence and attention to detail; a talent for managing large teams of architects, interior designers and engineering consultants; and his focus on getting the most out of each project for his clients. Above all, he brings the same commitment to open communication, efficient management and creative design solutions to all of his projects.Detailed Bio
Principal + Project Manager
Mr. Witcher has a wide range of experience, having been involved in nearly every project type and nearly every aspect of architectural practice during his 23 years of experience. His portfoilo includes housing, healthcare, senior living, ecclesiastical and education projects. As project manager, he is responsible for coordinating work within the project team and making sure that project goals are achieved. His strong leadership and organizational skills are the key to many of ADG’s most successful projects.
Mr. Witcher’s recent project experience includes two new hotels, the AC Marriott Bricktown and the Hyatt Place Bricktown, as well as LIFT Apartments and LEVEL Urban Apartments. A recent high-profile project was the new sanctuary at St. Eugene’s Catholic Church. With 30+ years in the design and construction industry, he has been a licensed architect since 1996 and is a principal of ADG.Detailed Bio
PE, LEED AP+, BEAP
Principal + Director of Architectural Engineering
Mr. Semtner serves as ADG’s Director of Architectural Engineering as well as Project Manager on select projects. He oversees the design and review of MEP systems for projects large and small. Mr. Semtner has been designing piping and HVAC systems for over 17 years and has a diverse background of experience. While obtaining his Masters of Science degree from the University of California at Berkley, Mr. Semtner focused on computational fluid dynamics. Previous project experience includes designing complex mechanical systems required for aerospace and military requirements. Mr. Semtner is the only Building Energy Assessment Professional as credited by ASHRAE in the State of Oklahoma.Detailed Bio
AIA, ACHA, CNU-A, LEED AP+
Principal + Business Development
Ms. Brunsteter is a firm principal and brings over 30 years of experience to the firm’s capabilities. With over 10 years experience with ADG, she has worked on a large variety of healthcare and technically complex facilities, functions and construction situations. Her responsibilities have included: project programming, planning, executing contract documents, specifications and construction administration.
She holds architectural degrees from the University of Oklahoma, is a registered architect and a member of the American College of Healthcare Architects. Her accreditation from the US Green Building Council and the Congress for New Urbanism point to her passion for growing our communities in a sustainable way that encourages walkability.
Ms. Brunsteter’s strengths include working with clients throughout the planning and design process to ensure that projects are in line with operational needs. Because of her work on the Oklahoma City Planning Commission, Urban Design Commission and the Downtown Design Review Committee, she often takes the role of liaison in project regulatory review processes.
Principal, Director of Civil Engineering
Mr. Cotton serves as Director of Civil Engineering as well as Project Manager on select projects. He oversees the design and review of civil engineering systems for projects both large and small. Mr. Cotton has provided civil engineering services to multi-disciplinary design teams for 20 years and has a diverse background of experience. Previous project experience includes preparation of detailed three-dimensional site and utility models as necessary to fully coordinate site improvement activities with other disciplines and over-arching project goals. Mr. Cotton has an extensive background in site planning, grading design, earthwork analysis, hydrologic and hydraulic studies, public and private utility design, as well as paving/hardscape design and documentation.Detailed Bio
Principal, Project Manager
Ms. Feria is a skilled project manager in all aspects of the design process relying on her highly organized attention to detail and diverse project experience. Her thorough management skills are a result of over 15 years of experience in creating construction documents, reviewing code requirements and documenting design decisions throughout the life of a project. Her project experience includes schools, apartments, parking garages, hospitals and churches. Ms. Feria’s bilingual skills have been instrumental in gathering feedback from client stakeholder groups and communicating design implications so that projects may reflect rich and diverse cultures and communities.Detailed Bio
Director of Urban Planning
Mr. Kirkpatrick has nearly 15 years of experience in urban planning and community building efforts. His intense passion for urban cores and neighborhood nodes of all shapes and sizes makes him an incredible Director of Urban Planning. He has developed expertise in walkability, transit and parking as well as creative uses of GIS. Possessing both the abilities to plan and to execute, Mr. Kirkpatrick brings his strong community connections formed while working for the City of Oklahoma City to ADG, having managed one of the nation’s most complex Business Improvement Districts (BIDs) at Downtown OKC, Inc..
Known for his strategic thinking and ability to bring structure to fledgling efforts, Mr. Kirkpatrick is the current chair of the Oklahoma District Council of the Urban Land Institute (ULI) and was the organizer of a recent effort to spread best practices in development by helping 25 Oklahoma professionals to earn Congress for the New Urbanism-Accredited (CNU-A).Detailed Bio
Mr. Suggs is a licensed architect and brings over 30 years of diverse architectural experience to ADG. He spent a good portion of his career designing and managing educational facilities, fire stations, correctional facilities, re-roofing projects, waterproofing projects and masonry restoration. He also previously served as a project architect at ADG, responsible for the design and production of construction drawings, providing production management and overseeing construction administration. His current focus is serving as a lead construction administrator for the new $80 million Residential Colleges at the University of Oklahoma, for which he also served as project architect.
Some of his noteworthy work includes: recent project responsibilities as project architect have included the $40 million Oklahoma City Police Headquarters and Municipal Courts Complex and the campus-wide improvements at Rose State College.Detailed Bio
PE, NCEES, CGD
Senior Mechanical Engineer
Mr. Sanders brings to ADG a depth of knowledge in the field of mechanical engineering with emphasis on the design of heating, ventilation and air-conditioning systems. He has experience overseeing mechanical design projects and is a registered professional engineer. He is a certified GeoExchange Designer and has recently provided the geothermal field design for the School of Veterinary Medicine Addition at Oklahoma State University.
He also has experience with the design and project management of HVAC projects for a multitude of clients and facilities, including: Fairmont State University and West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine.
Mr. Sanders has a thorough understanding of mechanical projects and has been responsible for complete project oversight, including marketing, fee negotiations, document production, administration and closeout.Detailed Bio
Mr. Nickel is responsible for designing electrical systems that meet appropriate standards to achieve client goals. He has experience managing all aspects of project design to make certain that the project remains in budget and on schedule. He works closely with clients, utility companies, manufacturers and electrical contractors so that each party has the necessary resources to complete the project on schedule while also meeting customer and United States National Electric Code (NEC) design standards.
Mr. Nickel creates clear scopes of work for clients, detailing speciﬁc instructions for installation. He visits job sites to gather data, evaluate electrical systems and equipment, assess any code violations or bad practices, determine appropriate solutions to engineering needs, test instrumentation and assess project progress. He is proﬁcient in AutoCAD, SKM software and Luxicon.Detailed Bio
Architect, Construction Specifier
Mr. Rulon’s responsibilities include producing detailed specifications for the projects the ADG team designs. His expertise in specifying and researching materials and methods of construction is an invaluable asset to the firm and its ability to stay on top of the most current advances in building techniques, technologies and construction delivery methods. His experience includes several roofing projects for educational, healthcare, housing and senior living projects.
Mr. Rulon holds degrees in architecture from Washington University and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He has been a licensed architect for 34 years. He is sought out for his advice on some of the firm’s most complex construction details and for helping optimize building performance via the use of just the right materials, hardware or building systems.
PE, RCDD, LEED AP+
Senior Electrical Engineer
Mr. McNutt is a senior electrical engineer at ADG. His career is marked by diversity in project experience spanning between government, housing, research and education projects. He has significant proficiency in the design of computing, communications and other electronics intensive facilities. These projects typically feature redundant mechanical and electrical systems, high computer load density and communications infrastructure and systems making them as complex as they are valuable.
Mr. McNutt is a registered professional engineer and has held leadership roles in energy and environmental design as a LEED Accredited Professional. He is also a registered communications distribution designer. Mr. McNutt is currently working on the renovation of the historic First National Center in downtown Oklahoma City.Detailed Bio
Mr. Hines has been an integral member of the design department since joining ADG in 2003. He brings over 15 years of experience anchored by both a technical and artistic background. His ability to integrate these seemingly opposing perspectives is invaluable to the design process. His strong technical knowledge helps form design decisions at the front-end of a project’s design and provides value to every building across various complexities and budgetary demands.
He has a deep passion for designing projects that reinforce client visions and goals, and that improve the quality of the environment in which we live, work and play.Detailed Bio
Mr. Patel is a talented designer who joined ADG in 1997 and has over 25 years of experience in building design. He has worked on projects that require a high level of design due to their complexity. His experience has covered a broad range of architectural projects including: hospitals, office buildings, parking structures, schools, apartments, retirement facilities, churches and warehouses.
He is currently responsible for coordinating construction documents, project details, design issues, code requirements and project revisions throughout the life of a project. He also performs construction administration including: field observation and materials review and approval.
Mr. Patel has a broad knowledge of many building types, especially healthcare facilities and office buildings. Recent projects have included the Dean McGee Eye Institute, Level Urban Apartments and the Balon Corporation offices and warehouses.Detailed Bio
Director of Finance and Administration
Ms. Christensen has been dedicated to ADG since 1989. She is responsible for all business operations of the firm as well as employee relations and human resources. She continually evaluates project budgets and schedules to see that the client’s money is spent wisely within the firm’s operations. Her primary responsibilities include accounts payable, accounts receivable, job cost accounting, payroll, insurance and contracts. She has a vast knowledge of all accounting, contractual matters, budgets and cost schedules within ADG. Ms. Moody serves as ADG’s corporate Secretary and Treasurer.Detailed Bio
Marketing Strategy Manager
Ms. Funk is responsible for planning, coordinating, implementing and evaluating new business development, marketing and public relations at ADG. Her greatest contributions to the firm are strong interpersonal and management skills and along with avid support of the business-community programs. A 20+ years veteran at ADG, she has worked to improve the firm’s business development and communications efforts across all mediums to new clients acquisition to marketing.
She specializes in storytelling and communication the highest value on project-specific client proposals and multimedia client presentations along with corporate identity materials and niche market brochures. Her responsibilities extend amongst all the products in the creative realm including project photography and construction site signage, as well as the firm’s web site and social media environments.Detailed Bio
Director of Technology
Mr. Myers has been with ADG over 14 years and is the firm’s Director of Technology. He is a certified Revit Professional and certified Autodesk Professional. As the Director of Technology, he manages over 70 computers in three offices. He maintains the network and all things technical including the intranet, phone system, printers and all software. He creates, administers and manages all CAD/BIM standards for the office including writing all the custom programming code for Autocad. Mr. Myers also leads all drafting software training for the firm. In addition to his responsibilities as Systems Administrator, he provides CAD drafting services when needed.Detailed Bio
Registered Interior Designer
Ms. Kendrix is a registered interior designer and has served with the firm for over 30 years and has an extensive resume of projects including work: for health care clients, office developers, restaurant owners and universities. Ms. Kendrix’s exceptional abilities for working with color and her knowledge of interior finish materials assure projects filled with creative interest, beauty and durability.
She has designed interiors for Wagner Hall at the University of Oklahoma, Nonna’s Ristorante, St. Anthony Hospital and the Dean McGee Eye Institute. Ms. Kendrix’s brings incredible value through her attention to detail and artistic sensibility to the interiors team. Ms. Kendrix earned her degree in interior design from the University of Oklahoma.Detailed Bio
Registered Interior Designer
Ms. Errico’s extensive knowledge of interior materials including attributes, drawbacks and maintenance requirements, enables her to meet the needs and wishes of clients in order to create designs that are customized and durable. She exhibits keen attention to detail and constructability in her designs. She is currently working on Rose State College campus renovations and the new Learning Resource Center as well as the Edmond campus location for St. Luke’s United Methodist Church and the continuing campus expansion at Crossings Christian School with their Commons and Performing Arts Building. Ms. Errico earned her bachelor’s degree in interior design from Oklahoma State University and has been a registered interior designer since 2007 and NCIDQ certified since 2002.Detailed Bio
Mr. Meek’s diverse knowledge of building codes and construction systems combined with his 19 years of experience in design and construction enable him to wear multiple hats for ADG. He has served as construction administrator on several complex architectural projects, both new construction and renovations. Other roles he has served in include: project management, construction oversight and design.
Mr. Meek’s attention to detail and thorough organization abilities allow him to strictly adhere to schedules and budget requirements, which in turn often saves the client money and exceeds their expectations. His experience includes: business, retail, healthcare and educational projects.
In his current role, he is overseeing construction on the Oklahoma City Municipal Courts Building and coordinating construction review on several MAPS 3 projects. He has been a registered architect in Oklahoma for eight years.Detailed Bio
AIA, LEED AP BD+C
Mr. Lombardo provides program management services to a variety of clients on a wide range of projects. Practicing his core belief that forging solid trustworthy relationships is what truly builds successful projects, he has gained many loyal clients around the country during his 33 years as an architect. His philosophy is that the art of building successful projects involves building strong relationships between team members.
As a project manager, he has delivered over 100 successful projects to satisfied clients. He previously worked as Program Manager with the Oklahoma Department of Central Services on the American Indian Cultural Center, the Banking Commission Building, the Department of Public Safety and the Department of Wildlife. Current project work includes program management services on the Will Rogers Airport Terminal Expansion and the Norman Forward community improvement program.Detailed Bio
Mr. Runkle is a valuable asset to ADG’s program management team with his vast experience in project management, architecture and construction administration. He has been in the industry for over 15 years and excels in managing and overseeing large programs with multiple projects. This experience has shown him how to hold others accountable for their work, and manage the details of a project through a successful completion by focusing on the details every step of the way.
Mr. Runkle’s experience spans municipal, education, hospitality, recreation and museum clients. He is a licensed architect and has shepherded projects through all phases, from feasibility studies through construction documents and construction administration.Detailed Bio
PRINCIPAL - ARCHITECT
Ms. Reid is a licensed architect and managing principal of the New York office. She leads the coordination on projects between the Oklahoma and New York offices to facilitate quality design and seamless work flow. She also works as the Senior Designer and Project Manager for ADG’s New York City based projects. Her background in the visual and performing arts informs her understanding of the interplay of spacial conditions and design in helping to improve the quality of the environments in which we live.Detailed Bio
Mr. Sottong is an experienced landscape architect with extensive knowledge in project management and client coordination. Experience includes managing private development projects throughout the United States and in Saudi Arabia. He has managed municipal projects beginning in early design phases that continue through construction administration to project completion. He is knowledgeable in cost estimation and budget development. Mr. Sottong is also experienced with CD documentation, design development, presentation graphics and detailing of hardscape elements and planting plans.Detailed Bio
Mr. Breninger’s diverse background allows him to take on many roles in the architectural design process. He has over 10 years of local, national and international project experience. Mr. Breninger’s diverse capabilities have allowed him to serve in roles of client management, project budgeting, coordination of construction administration, time management and project scheduling. He has also worked as a collaborative team member with architects, project managers and in-house engineers on schematic design, design development, construction documents, construction administration and office management. His specialized experience includes: aerospace, military and high-rise facilities. This experience allows him to effectively navigate complex projects both large and small.
His recent project experience has included ongoing campus improvements at Rose State College as well as the University of Oklahoma’s Residential Colleges and the new Commons and Kitchen Addition at Mount Saint Mary High School.Detailed Bio
AIA, LEED AP BD+C
Ms. Hulsey’s experience includes a variety of projects including healthcare, office buildings, higher education and hospitality. As a proficient user and leader of Revit services within the firm, her ambition and efficiency has made her a valuable team member. She earned a Bachelor of Environmental Design degree from Texas A&M University and a Bachelor of Architecture degree from the University of Oklahoma. She is provided design document services using Revit for the Oklahoma City Police Headquarters and Municipal Courts Building as well as the Learning Resources Building at Rose State College. Ms. Hulsey is a licensed architect.Detailed Bio
NCARB, AIA, LEED AP BD+C
Ms. Toloie has experience with a variety of projects types from schools and manufacturing plants to federal and municipal buildings. Her planning and coordinating expertise allows her to manage both small and large projects with consistent focus on client goals.
Ms. Toloie has a passion for collaborating and finding solutions to project challenges. Her art and photography background gives her a keen eye for design and lends flare to her projects. She has the ability to see the big picture of functionality with respectful balance to schedule, budget and the surrounding built environment.
She earned her undergrad and master’s degrees from the University of Oklahoma.Detailed Bio
Mr. Pendleton is a technically-minded problem solver with an eye for detail. He has an extensive knowledge of materials and constructability, and a passion for creative designs that excel in performance. Project experience over the course of his 10-year career ranges from higher education and religious buildings to improvement projects for the military. He puts his prior experience and knowledge to work to help bring unique solutions to the table on current projects.
Mr. Pendleton earned his Bachelor of Architecture degree from the University of Oklahoma, is a registered architect and member of the American Institute of Architects. Current project work includes upgrades at Tinker Air Force Base and the Jenkins Avenue Parking Garage at the University of Oklahoma.Detailed Bio
Ms. Heasley is and architect with several years of experience in architectural design and has acquired skills and experience in planning and coordinating projects both large and small. She is known for excellent communication, problem-solving and leadership skills, which make her a highly valuable team member. She excels in collaborating to create both beautiful and functional design solutions in a variety of architectural genres. Her design experience includes, but is not limited to: residential, multi-family and mixed use projects.
She is a graduate of Ball State University. Before moving to Oklahoma in 2015, Ms. Heasley worked on several multifamily projects in Virginia. Her most recent accomplishments include leading the document production on two large apartment complexes that are currently under construction: Argon Apartments at Chisholm Creek in Oklahoma City and Terra Apartments at University North Park in Norman.Detailed Bio
Mr. Harrell provides program management services to clients on a wide range of projects. He has over 30 years of experience in all aspects of project planning and construction administration, serving as the owner’s point of contact on such noteworthy projects as the $180 million American Indian Cultural Center and Museum, the $40 million Oklahoma State Finance Data Center and several military readiness centers. He has overseen all aspects of construction projects from consultant selections and master planning through construction drawing review and quality assurance.Detailed Bio
Ms. Johnson brings over 34 years of expertise in construction specification to ADG. As a professional certified construction specifier, she is accomplished in all phases of writing and editing architectural specifications, including coordinating materials with architects, engineers and consultants to produce project manuals within strict deadlines.
Ms. Johnson has developed an expertise as a construction specifier working on some of Central Oklahoma’s most prominent projects, including the expansion of the Will Rogers Airport, the Murrah Building Memorial Museum and the Armed Forces Reserve Center in Norman.
Ms. Johnson has a passion for seeing that specifications are an integral part of project communication by making them easy to understand and organized by industry standards. She has committed many hours to increasing awareness and sharing resources through The Construction Specifications Institute, serving in leadership positions for CSI’s Oklahoma City Chapter since 1994.
Registered Interior Designer
Ms. Dickerson is an interior designer with 16 years of experience providing design services focused around building relationships, creating experiences, and improving efficiencies. Her background includes education, healthcare, corporate, residential, restaurant and hospitality project design work. She believes first impressions are proven to be the most memorable; therefore, she works with each client to develop a vision for their project and then articulates that vision throughout the design process, resulting in a design solution that capitalizes on its unique qualities, creating authentic and truly memorable spaces. Ms. Dickerson holds a Bachelor of Science in Design, Housing, and Merchandising from Oklahoma State University. Her past project design experience has included work for the Oklahoma City Thunder, the National Weather Center and several corporate offices and restaurants, including Mahogany at Century Center and Clarity Coffee both in downtown Oklahoma CityDetailed Bio
Registered Interior Designer
Ms. Jones excels at using new technology, social trends and industry advancements to serve clients. She is an experienced designer using interior elements such as lighting and workplace design. Ms. Jones’ responsibilities include programming, schematic design, design development and construction documents. Her design tolls include reflected ceiling plans, custom and standard details, and finish and materials selection. She works with clients to guide them through the design process and coordinates with consultants to provide the highest level of project satisfaction. She is actively involved in the design industry through volunteer work with IIDA — serving as the Director of the Oklahoma City Center Chapter in 2015-2016.Detailed Bio
Ms. Bradford has 21 years of experience including a variety of interior and architectural work on diversified projects, renovation and new construction as well as historic preservation and adaptive re-use projects. Her strong rapport with clients and consultants brings solid project management skills to projects including work for medical office buildings, corporate headquarters, churches and schools.
She also brings extensive knowledge of storm shelter requirements and is a professional member of the National Storm Shelter Association to design shelter spaces. She is trained by Oklahoma Department of Emergency Management (OEM) to assess schools for the least vulnerable area of refuge for severe wind event. She also volunteers her time to help OEM assess schools across the state.Detailed Bio
Ms. Munroe has spent over 10 years with ADG, serving in a wide range of capabilities including program management, plan review and construction administration. Her excellent communication and organizational skills make her an efficient team leader with great client rapport. She is detail oriented and has a thorough understanding of code issues, which is essential in risk management. Her knowledge of facility codes and changing regulations, as well as her watchful eye, aid in keeping projects on track and on budget.
She is currently serving the MAPS for Kids team, providing plan review and construction administration services. Other current projects include ongoing projects at Duncan Regional Hospital and the unique golf entertainment venue, Flying Tee, in Jenks, Oklahoma.Detailed Bio
Mr. Nguyen brings diversified design experience to ADG. His studied approach to design allows him to efficiently coordinate construction documents during all phases of a building’s path from concept to completion. In recent years, he has served as both a project captain and designer on projects large and small, including healthcare facilities, educational facilities, office complexes, recreational/aquatic facilities, hotels and retail spaces. Mr. Nguyen commitment to provide quality drawings and exceptional client service require his involvement in all phases of each project.
His recent project experience has included ongoing campus improvements at Rose State College and two new buildings for the Residential Colleges at the University of Oklahoma.Detailed Bio
Mr. Hill has worked with ADG for nearly 20 years and has construction administration experience ranging from public and private K-12 education to healthcare and multifamily housing. His diverse job-site project experience includes the St. Anthony Medical Office Building, Nonna’s Euro-American Ristorante, Dobson Communications Headquarters and the Chickasaw Bricktown Ballpark in Oklahoma City.
Mr. Hill currently services as a Program Manager for the Norman Public Schools 2014 Bond Issue. He previously provided consultant coordination for the $540 million MAPS for Kids program and the Norman Public Schools 2009 Bond Issue.
Mr. Hill earned degrees in art and interior design.Detailed Bio
ASSOC. IALD,, MIES, LEED AP
Interiors, Lighting & Accessibility Design
Ms. Perkins brings over 12 years of interior design experience to the firm’s capabilities. She exhibits excellence in communicating with clients and conducting thorough QA/QC reviews on each of her projects. Her ability to develop a positive rapport with everyone involved helps the project run smoothly and efficiently.
Her background includes institutional and corporate clients as well as healthcare facilities. She has been responsible for ADA compliant design, lighting and ceiling design, custom millwork design and detailing and finish selections. Ms. Perkins is a LEED Accredited Professional who shows immense skill in interiors, lighting and thoughtful consideration through accessibility design.
Project Captain, Architectural Intern
Mr. Poerio brings 14 years of diverse industry experience to the firm. He started his career in environmental remediation and construction. He recently served as a design team leader on projects for educational, retail, historic preservation, residential and office clients. Recent experience includes building repair projects at Fort Sill, fan amenity upgrades at the Bricktown Ballpark for the Oklahoma City Dodgers and addition to the Oklahoma City Tennis Center. Previous experience includes the Chesapeake Energy Data Center and central plant,
Mr. Poerio’s work style is flexible and experience unique which enables him to exhibit leadership qualities and also work with senior staff to keep projects on track. He earned his architecture degree from the University of Southern California School of Architecture and is an associate member of NCARB as well as the American Institute of Architects.
Mr. Hampton has been involved in the design and construction of new and renovated buildings in the public, healthcare, higher education, and government/military sectors. Recent project experience includes the Residential Colleges on the University of Oklahoma campus in Norman. In addition, he has been involved in renovations of multiple campus buildings at Rose State College. He recently became involved in building upgrades and improvements at Fort Sill Army Post and Tinker Air Force Base.
Mr. Hampton’s architectural experience began at OU where he worked as an architectural assistant in Architecture and Engineering Services. He earned his Bachelor of Architecture degree from OU and is an Associate member of the American Institute of Architects.
Mr. Hampton’s past career involved 26 years in the Army Special Forces. He is a decorated combat veteran deploying to many wars/conflicts worldwide. His military experience contributed greatly to his ability to work as a team player.Detailed Bio
Ms. Tabor is a seasoned project manager with diverse experience and a passion for team development and vision-guided results. Her role in ADG’s program management services is enhanced by her experience managing facility projects and engaging in collaborative administration. Her direct involvement in project management has resulted in improved facility operations, increased efﬁciency and happy clients. She has coordinated multiple capital projects, developed and led successful community engagement campaigns, and has organized and orchestrated the operations of various libraries in diverse communities. She builds positive relationships with government ofﬁcials, boards, committees, business leaders, and civic groups and values their role in successful projects and programs.Detailed Bio
Ms. Torkelson puts her wealth of knowledge to work for ADG’s program management team. She conducts all outreach regarding the MAPS 3 Streetcar construction, which includes developing relationships with stakeholders and sharing information with all those who will potentially be impacted by streetcar construction. Outreach includes one-on-one meetings, newsletters and press releases. With her excellent leadership skills and a proven ability to develop and manage highly successfully programs, Ms. Torkelson helps streamline projects for efﬁciency and effectiveness. She also provides program administration for the American Indian Cultural Center and Museum which includes scheduling and budget assistance.
She has experience developing proposals, creating and managing budgets and developing health and safety plans. Ms. Torkelson holds a bachelor’s degree in Spanish and a master’s of public health from the University of Oklahoma. She is a dedicated community volunteer, serving in leadership positions in The Plaza District and the DeadCenter Film Festival.Detailed Bio
Communications & Business Development
Ms. Fisher has been a member of ADG’s business development team since joining the firm in 2008. She maintains and updates resumes for ADG employees and creates and updates project sheets for ADG’s portfolio and web site. She coordinates attendance at community events and tradeshows, manages the marketing calendar, distributes promotional materials and compiles materials for proposals.
Ms. Fisher also supports the firm’s program management effort. Her experience has included coordinating community meetings and documenting public input for the Oklahoma City MAPS for Kids program. She has also been responsible for maintaining public monthly reports and newsletters for the MAPS for Kids program, the Oklahoma City Public Schools 2007 Bond program and the Norman Public Schools 2009 Bond program.Detailed Bio
Graphic Design & Business Development
Ms. Williams is a recent graphic design graduate from Oklahoma Baptist University. She is proficient in Photoshop, Illustrator, Lightroom and InDesign. Ms. Williams has extensive experience working as a freelance photographer, particularly for portraits, landscapes and architecture. Along with her ability to verbally communicate design effectively, Ms. Williams has excellent problem solving skills and is capable of implementing different design strategies based off of the needs and requests of the client.Detailed Bio
Mr. Tice is detail-oriented with a strong educational background in Computer Aided Drafting, supported with construction administration and professional work experience in the residential and commercial construction industry. Software skills include Revit 2009-2015, Sketchup, Inventor, Masterspec, CAD and Architectural Desktop. He brings over 7 years of applied experience using design techniques and producing precision technical plans, blueprints, drawings and models.
Mr. Tice also has construction administration and civil engineering experience. His ability to integrate his knowledge of advanced technology and hands-on construction experience provides added value to ADG’s design teams and client projects.Detailed Bio
Mr. Blue has been with ADG since 2006. Having previously provided program management services for the MAPS 3 program, he was familiar with how ADG operates and performs and was a natural fit for our program management team. He currently provides on-site observation services and consultant coordination for the 2014 Norman Public School Bond Issue projects and Terra Apartments at University North Park—both in Norman.
Mr. Blue brings strong technical drawing skills to the projects he works on. While at ADG, he has served on the project team that put together the drawings for the Oklahoma City Police Headquarters and Municipal Courts buildings and provided BIM/CAD Technician services for various other projects including projects at Ft. Sill Army Post, Tinker Air Force Base and the Oklahoma Military Department.
Mr. Jarvis has had the unique opportunities to lead ADG’s through some of its most successful program management projects. His skillful and thorough review of each project during every phase of design and construction makes him an asset to the ADG team and more importantly, the client. Mr. Jarvis brings over eight years of professional experience in construction administration and four years of experience working for contractors. A huge key to his success in program management has been guided by his previous work as a Project Manager, Estimator and Office Engineer. He currently provides plan/specification review and contract administration services for the Oklahoma City MAPS for Kids program and the Oklahoma City Public Schools 2007 Bond Issue projects. He is also responsible for coordinating delivery and installation of all new furniture for the program.
IIDA, LEED AP
Ms. Zhang has several years of international experience in architectural and interior design. She has acquired skills and experience in programming and designing both new construction as well as adaptive re-use projects. She excels at collaborating with team members with her problem-solving, design thinking and visualization skills, presenting and translating design intent from concept through successful execution. Ms. Zhang currently works in ADG’s New York office and has professional experience in the design industry in Hong Kong and Guangzhou, China.Detailed Bio
Mr. Hohweiler’s construction administration experience ranges from K-12 education to large public improvement projects. He is currently the Program Manager for the MAPS 3 Expo Hall at Oklahoma City’s State Fair Park and the technology improvements that are part of Norman Public Schools’ 2014 Bond Issue. He recently completed construction review and oversight on the MAPS 3 Riversports white water center. He previously provided consultant coordination for $109 million 2009 bond issue program for Norman Schools.
Mr. Hohweiler has 14 years of industry experience and has worked at ADG since 2011. He is a graduate of the University of Oklahoma and is an associate member of the American Institute of Architects.Detailed Bio
Assoc. AIA, LEED AP
During his 10-year career Mr. Zalabak has been involved in the design and construction of over a half million square feet of new and renovated construction. He is an Oklahoma State University School of Architecture alumnus. His work has focused on healthcare and education projects. He is an Associate member of the American Institute of Architects and a LEED Accredited Professional.
He has worked on several commercial projects since joining ADG in 2015 including NorthCare Adult Services, St. Luke’s Church in Edmond, Flying Tee Golf in Jenks, the Residential Colleges at the University of Oklahoma and large campus additions at Crossings Christian School and Mount St. Mary High School.Detailed Bio
Mr. Cossey brings a wide range of knowledge in mechanical design and project types to ADG’s engineering group. He has experience in HVAC design specializing in LEED, refrigeration, hydronic, packaged equipment, VRF/V, central plant, and geothermal systems. His plumbing design experience includes domestic, sanitary/vent, storm, medical gas, natural gas, hazardous waste, indirect waste, grease waste, and lab gas. Mr. Cossey also has experience in construction administration and project management.Detailed Bio
Ms. Le has architectural project experience with residential, retail, commercial, religious, education and industrial projects. She has managed projects from schematic design and design development, through construction documents. She excels at collaborating with team members and coordinating projects with consulting firms to provide technical inputs in design considerations. She holds a Bachelor of Architecture from the University of Vietnam and a Master of Architecture from the University of Oklahoma.
Current project experience includes ongoing building repairs at Ft. Sill, Pump Station #8 for the City of Oklahoma City and the Jenkins Avenue Parking Garage at the University of Oklahoma. Previous experience includes Fire Lake Casino, Red Rock Restaurant and the newly dedicated recreation and aquatic center in Moore’s Central Park.Detailed Bio
Mr. Higginson is a skilled plumbing and mechanical designer with experience in various plumbing systems, vacuum drainage systems and reclaim systems. His construction oversight and design experience make him a versatile addition to the ADG team. His project experience includes designing plumbing systems for various commercial buildings. He also has experience with Revit MEP, AutoCAD MEP, Quickpen CAD, SprinkCAD and Navis Works.
Mr. Higginson is a certified plumber. Recent project experience includes new apartment communities at Chisholm Creek and University North Park, the AC Marrott Hotel in Bricktown and the Flying Tee golf and entertainment venue in Jenks, OklahomaDetailed Bio
Mr. Sullivan is a mechanical designer with an outstanding work ethic and the ability to juggle mutiple projects at any given time. His extensive knowledge in Revit MEP 2016, AutoCAD and AutoCAD MEP 2016 make him a valuable team member. He has worked on various noteworthy projects, from design through completion, for clients such as the University of Oklahoma, Hertz Corporation and American Airlines.Detailed Bio
Ms. Fleming has a worldly understanding of cities and housing. Her studies, locally and in Europe, have led her to an interest in urban issues and the role architecture can play in solving them. Her experience includes LEED projects with a specific focus on daylighting and energy assessments. She has created models and zoning for projects in Equest to be used for LEED credit. Other knowledge has been gained from making routine construction site visits, performing post occupancy evaluations and modeling in Revit. Ms. Fleming holds a Master of Architecture Degree and a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Urban Studies.Detailed Bio
Mr. Calvert is a graduate of Oklahoma State University and holds a Bachelor of Architecture degree. He has in-depth experience in BIM, digital video, elaborate renderings and computational design. His current responsibilities include management of collaborative Revit models, coordination of project development, production of construction documents and visualizations that illustrate design intent.
His passion for technology drives him to constantly look for ways to improve efficiency, quality, consistency and automation while exploring the expanding capabilities new software has to offer. His continued focus is becoming a well-rounded architect with a specialization in designing sustainable and economic solutions for future generations.Detailed Bio
Mr. Frans is a talented designer at ADG who has experience in programmatic planning, urban design, sustainability and 3D photorealistic renderings. He is focused on delivering high-quality and inspirational projects that bring our client’s visions to reality through the use of creativity, technology and sustainable design solutions. He provides technical oversight and coordination of the project details. Mr. Frans holds a Bachelor of Architecture degree with a minor in Architecture History.Detailed Bio
Mr. Thompson brings ﬁve years of drafting and design experience in all areas of civil engineering to ADG. His experience allows him to take projects from start to ﬁnish with a high level of quality and detail for construction plans. He has worked in varies areas including commercial, municipal, residential and airport projects. He excels at working closely with engineers to develop and complete projects with consistent submittal times. He is proficient in Autocad, Autocad Civil 3-D and EaglePoint.
Mr. Thompson, who is currently assisting the design team for the First National Center Renovation and parking garage, has worked on multiple projects for the Oklahoma State Department of Transportation.Detailed Bio
Ms. Bradshaw is an architectural intern at ADG who is currently assisting with corporate and hospitality projects. Her attention to detail and skilled research abilities contribute to her project success. She is proficient in Revit, Sketchup and AutoCAD, making her a valuable asset to the ADG team. Ms. Bradshaw has an assorted range of design experience including work for school, higher education, church, equine, hospitality and commercial clients. She holds a Bachelor of Architecture degree with a minor in Spanish.Detailed Bio
Mr. Phillips is an experienced draftsman whose responsibilities have included producing as-built drawings for projects, compiling operation and maintenance manuals from specifications and creating and distributing submittal data. He has also managed budgets, timeline and created shop drawings for the production of various custom architectural products ranging from metal wall panels to sculptural installations. Mr. Phillips holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Environmental Design from the University of Oklahoma. He is experienced with Revit workflow.
Mr. Phillips is an Associate Member of the American Illumination Society (Emerging Professional). He holds a Bachelor of Science in Environmental Design from the University of Oklahoma. Recent project experience has included two new hotels, the AC Hotel and Hyatt Place, both in Bricktown, as well as the due diligence phase of the renovation of Downtown Oklahoma City’s iconic First National Center.Detailed Bio
Assoc. AIA,. LEED Green Associate
Mr. Freeman joined the ADG staff since 2015 and is a graduate of Oklahoma State University’s School of Architecture. He recently achieved his LEED Green Associate accreditation, as well as being an associate member of the American Institute of Architects. He is proficient in Revit, making him a valuable asset to the ADG team. Mr. Freeman’s design experience has resulted in work in religious, residential, hospitality, commercial and mixed-used developments. Recent design team work included the OU Residential Colleges, the Learning Resources Center at Rose College and several projects on the Crossing Christian School campus.
Mr. Fleischer brings a fresh perspective and modern approach to ADG’s engineering team. He is versed in a variety of new technology including AutoCAD LT, Revit, Solidworks, Draftsight and DWG editor. He has the ability to manage 2D and 3D drawings, making him a valuable team member for contemporary design. Mr. Fleishcher excels at working with engineers and other team members to bring quality design to fruition. He holds an Associate of Applied Science in Architectural Technology degree from Oklahoma State University.
Recent project experience includes hotel and multifamily projects: the Hyatt Place and AC Hotels in the Bricktown, Terra Apartments at University Northpark in Norman and Argon Apartments at Chisholm Creek in Oklahoma City.Detailed Bio
Mr. Marsh has over 35 years of experience in drafting design and over 20 years in construction administration. His project experience includes work on education, retail, municipal, military and industrial projects. His program management experience includes construction management and site inspections, submittal reviews, field investigations and cost estimating. This experience has given Mr. Marsh confidence to hold others accountable for their work, has helped him develop an excellent eye for detail and shown him what it takes to carry a project through to its successful completion.
Mr. Marsh is currently working on the Norman Public Schools 2014 Bond Issue. He recently assisted with new sidewalks that were part of the MAPS 3 Program. Previous experience include multiple projects at the University of Oklahoma Campus in Norman.Detailed Bio
Ms. Sheppard provides BIM/CAD drafting services for the entire architectural design team. She brings over five years of experience in projects ranging from higher education to healthcare. Her attention to detail and skilled research abilities contribute to her ability to create thorough and clear design documents. Ms. Sheppard is proficient in AutoCAD, Sketchup and Revit. She has contributed to plans for various building types including commercial, residential and educational facilities.
Ms. Sheppard is committed to being involved in all phases of each project in order to provide quality drawings, maintaining ADG’s high industry standards for communication through drawings and specifications. Her recent project experience includes the NorthCare Adult Services Building and two new hotels, the AC Marriott and Hyatt Place in Bricktown.Detailed Bio
|Exemplifying the caliber of the ADG BIM/CAD Technician, Mr. Vrtis excels at adaptation and precision. His focus on real-world design and coordination helps smooth the process of fulﬁlling client requests. His experience in multiple industries, as well as commercial architecture, has made him well prepared to achieve high standards for ADG’s BIM and CAD drawings. Having been involved in developing ADG’s architectural drafting standards, he is a trusted member of the ADG team.|
Mr. Berry is a BIM/CAD technician for the ADG engineering team. He has over 10 years of experience with Autocad and manual drafting and over six years in civil-based design. He has worked as a civil engineer technician on several project types including commercial, residential and municipal. His experience spans site design, and plans for water, sanitary and storm sewer, and erosion control. He is pursuing a Geographic Information Systems degree at Oklahoma State University. Mr. Berry is currently working on the University of Oklahoma Residential Colleges, MAPS 3 downtown utility campus improvements at Rose State College and an addition to the historic Mount Saint Mary High School.
IT SUPPORT TECHNICIAN
Mr. Jenkins joined ADG in 2016 to assist with office technology, including phones, printers, computer systems and software. He helps the Director of Technology manage 75+ computers in three offices. He is also in charge of troubleshooting whenever someone has an issue with hardware or software so that they can get back up and running as quickly as possible. He has experience with AutoCAD2012 – 2017 and the latest edition of Revit.Detailed Bio
Ms. Winston serves as Project Assistant for ADG’s special projects. She is responsible for the administrative management of several ongoing projects, including the due diligence phase of the renovation of the historic First National Center. Her responsibilities rang from research and communications to data analysis. Throughout the life of a project, she assists with all aspects of project communication: team communication, consultant deliverables, project scheduling, community outreach and coordination with government agencies.
Ms. Winston brings over 18 years of experience to ADG working in administrative positions for architectural firms in Central Oklahoma where she has developed and excelled at client relations and project coordination.
Finance and Human Resources Administrator
Diverse in many functions of the firm’s operations, Ms. Marshall wears several hats for ADG as Finance and Human Resources Administrator. She plays a key role in finances, human resources and employee relations within the firm. Her primary responsibilities include budgeting, billings, payroll assistance, timesheets and accounts payable/receivable. She also generates reports for some of the firm’s biggest projects, helping to keep them running on time and within budget.
Ms. Marshall prides herself on coordinating volunteer and outreach events for the firm, and the planning and organizing of internal company events in order to maintain a healthy work environment and employee morale. She earned her Associates Degree in Business from Rose State College.Detailed Bio
Ashley Bechtold is ADG’s receptionist and administrative assistant. The first face you see when you enter the ADG headquarters, her friendliness, helpfulness and diligence make her an invaluable asset to our team. Her well-rounded skills allow her to assist the Director of Finance and Administration with payroll, invoicing and contract administration. Her immense focus and attention to detail have allowed her to serve our team in various tasks from tracking important project information for project managers t0 assisting the program management group with project administration. She holds a Bachelor of Science in Sociology from Oklahoma City University.Detailed Bio