PROFESSIONAL ADVISORY BOARD MEMBERS, 2019-2020
BILL BAKER, AIA, NCARB, serves as Principal and Owner at MSA Design. His 20+ years of practice have focused on the design of higher education, K-12, religious, institutional, and sports & recreation projects. In addition to his firm-wide leadership role in human resources and business development, Bill’s project focus is Principal-In-Charge of MSA Sport, the athletic design practice of the firm. Bill is active on multiple community boards. Mr. Baker received a Bachelor of Architecture with Honors and Bachelor of Science in Environmental Design with Honors from the Estopinal College of Architecture and Planning at Ball State University.
JASON BARISANO, AIA, LEED AP is an Architect with LA+D in Newburgh, Indiana with over 15 years of experience managing projects throughout the Midwest. Jason earned a Bachelor of Architecture from Ball State and a Masters of Interdisciplinary Design from the University of Cambridge. He has been fortunate to work on a diverse range of project types from residential, healthcare, educational, corporate, and industrial. This experience allows him to bring a diverse layer of knowledge to every project, no matter the scale or scope. He is an excellent designer, a well-rounded architect, and has a natural inclination for leadership. He is calm under pressure, and his ability to visualize and organize his project team results in complete, coordinated project delivery. Jason currently helps lead the design studio at LA+D and is managing several civic and corporate projects.
BRYAN BEERMAN, AIA, NCARB, LEED GA, is an architect for LS3P in the Greenville, SC office. Bryan is passionate about using design to create a unique sense of place and cultural vibrancy within a city. Bryan, a graduate of Ball State University with both a Bachelor of Science (2013) and Master of Architecture (2015), joined LS3P in 2015. He works extensively in the civic, education, and commercial market sectors with an emphasis on master planning and community-centered projects. An advocate of improving urban environments through walkability, bikeability, and a thriving public realm, Bryan believes architecture plays as an integral role in strengthening a place’s vitality and economy. He brings these concepts to life through charrettes, sketching, and hand rendering, which help to engage clients in authentic discussion about design and community.
ZACHARY BENEDICT, AIA, Principal MKM Architects, Fort Wayne IN Zach’s professional practice is dedicated to the connection between people and places. As a managing principal at MKM architecture + design, a firm consistently recognized as one of the Top Healthcare Architecture Firms in the country by Modern Healthcare Magazine, he manages numerous projects ranging from critical access hospitals to public libraries. As one of the leading voices in the "Lifetime Community" movement, he has writes and lectures on various topics related to healthy placemaking – discussions that primarily focus on the future of the American Midwest and the socioeconomic benefits of inclusive civic space. In 2015, the American Institute of Architects (AIA) awarded him with the national Young Architect Award in recognition of his work. Additionally, Ball State University's Estopinal College of Architecture and Planning Alumni Society recognized him with the Alumni Award of Outstanding Achievement.
JEFF BONE, FAIA, Principal, Landon Bone Baker Architects, Chicago, IL. Good design should be available to all. That’s the belief of Jeff Bone and Landon Bone Baker Architects. An innovative leader and hands-on champion of affordable housing, Jeff nurtures the firm’s grassroots approach to help nonprofit clients translate their vision. He regularly engages community members to co-create inventive, inviting, and sustainable spaces and places that transform lives, revitalize neighborhoods, and regenerates cities.
MARSH DAVIS is President of Indiana Landmarks, the nation’s largest statewide preservation organization, with a membership exceeding 6,000 and a network of field offices throughout Indiana. An Indiana native, Davis holds a B.A. in history from Butler University and an M.S. in historic preservation from Ball State University’s Estopinal College of Architecture and Planning. Prior to being named president of Indiana Landmarks, he served as Executive Director of the Galveston Historical Foundation, one of America’s largest and oldest historic preservation organizations, a position he held until 2006. Davis has served as a trustee of the National Trust for Historic Preservation and currently chairs Preservation Action, a national citizens’ advocacy organization, and serves on the board of Partners for Sacred Places. Davis was named a Sagamore of the Wabash by Governor Frank O’Bannon and in 2015 received the Walter S. Blackburn Award from Indiana AIA.
RON DICK, AIA, is a founding principal and architect at Design Collaborative, a Fort Wayne-based architecture and engineering firm. Ron graduated in 1982 with a BArch from Ball State University. He is passionate about Fort Wayne and the NE Indiana region, the community he has called home for almost his entire life. With a mission "to improve people's worlds", Design Collaborative was founded in 1992 and has continued to grow and thrive with an amazing group of energetic and caring architects, engineers, interior designers and support staff. Design Collaborative serves the Midwest region in Higher Education, Healthcare, Workplace and Civic projects. Current projects in Fort Wayne include the Riverfront Promenade Park, the Ash Skyline mixed-use apartment tower, and the Riverview mixed-use development on the riverfront. Design Collaborative has been recognized as the American Institute of Architects distinguished firm of the year in Indiana in 2011, as well as one of Indiana's Best Places to Work for several years, including 2017. Ron was also recognized in 2014 with AIA Indiana’s Edward D. Pierre Award for his “service to the architectural profession.”
MICHELLE (ARMAND) DOYLE, AIA, leads the Halstead Architects’ Marion office and has worked in the AEC field since 2009. Following her undergraduate studies at Ball State, Doyle moved to Dallas to manage construction teams at Habitat for Humanity – the largest US affiliate. This hands-on construction experience, taught her the importance of high quality, cost-effective design which she employs in her architectural practice today. Doyle received her Master’s degree from Ball State University in May of 2013 after completing her thesis research on “Activating Space: Restoring Social Capital in Frazier Courts (a Habitat neighborhood in Dallas)”. Doyle’s design portfolio has primarily focused on multi-family and mixed-use developments, including multiple green certified projects, as well as, a project design award from the Riley Area Community Development Corporation. In addition to her professional practice, Doyle is an active member of the Grant County Young Professionals, Rotary, and Main Street Marion. She is an adjunct professor at Indiana Wesleyan University where she teaches in the Interior Design and Design for Social Impact programs.
SANFORD GARNER, AIA, NOMAC, LEED AP ND, Partner RG Collaborative LLC Indianapolis, IN. Through his role as a founding partner at RG Collaborative, Sanford Garner has focused on historic preservation, master planning, project assessment, and urban design. His experiences and interests in these areas were developed through his architectural studies at Howard University, in Washington DC, Helsinki, Finland and at University of California, Los Angeles, and through his work with DC Preservation League and HABS/HAER (Historic American Building Survey/Historic American Engineering Survey). His work has received such notable recognitions as “Best in American Living for Best Smart Growth Community” by the National Association of Home Builders and Professional Builders Magazine, “Awards for Excellence” from the Urban Land Institute, and the American Planning Association’s “Implementing Smart Growth” Award, as well as numerous awards and citations for community development and design. In addition to his professional practice, Sanford has maintained a strong commitment to community service and development through his involvement with local and regional advisory councils and boards.
STUART GODFREY, AIA, Partner KRM Architects, Anderson/Indianapolis IN. Stuart graduated from BSU in 2000 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Environmental Design and a Bachelor of Art degree with a focus on studio art (painting) and completed the BARCH in 2003. He joined the krM Architecture (formerly K.R. Montgomery & Associates) in 2000. Upon completion of the ARE, he was promoted to partner and leads the k-12 studio focusing on collaborative educational environments. Stuart believes that learning spaces are an important tool that can be leveraged to promote engagement and interaction amongst learners. In the firm, Stuart leads the internship program and oversees the professional development and continuing education programs ensuring every staff member is growing in their career path.
ERIC TODD INGLERT, AIA is a registered architect in the state of Ohio and an Associate Professor in the Department of Civil and Architectural Engineering and Construction Management (CAECM) at the University of Cincinnati. He received a BS Environmental Design and Bachelor of Architecture from Ball State University in 1988 and an MBA from the University of Cincinnati in 1996. Currently, he is serving as the Assistant Department Head of CAECM. Eric's research interests include design communications media, building information modeling, electronic portfolios, facility optimization, architectural history, and real estate development and finance. Eric is a past president (2002) of the American Institute of Architects, Cincinnati chapter.
MARY KRUPINSKI, AIA, Principal, Kirkwood Design Studio, Bloomington IN. Mary is a 1983 Graduate of BSU's CAP and has been a registered architect for 30 years. Originating from Hammond, IN she started her career interning and working after graduation for Carras-Szany Architects where life-long lessons were instilled. Subsequent to that Mary worked for HDG Architects in Indianapolis and Graham Meus in Boston, before settling her career in Bloomington, IN. Mary worked for over a decade at the Bloomington office Odle McGuire and Shook as a Project Manager, where she was further mentored with an opportunity to lead a multitude of projects. Mary became the first female shareholder in that companies' history. In 1998, after having experienced the glass ceiling, Mary joined her partner of the time, Marc Cornett, also a 1983 BSU CAP Grad, incorporating Kirkwood Design Studio, where they established a strong collaborative design studio. Since 2006 Mary has further established Kirkwood Design Studio as a Women Enterprise Business and is on the brink of celebrating a 20-year architectural design business serving South Central Indiana.
CLETE KUNCE, AIA is Principal and Founder of ONE 10 STUDIO Architects in Indianapolis, IN. An Iowa native known for his award-winning design talents, he has over 30 years of architectural design and construction management experience. Always eager to learn, Clete first gained experience working in the Chicago area and has now spent over 25 years working to elevate the level of design in Indianapolis. Clete is personally involved in all aspects of ONE 10 STUDIO projects and is energized through the collaborate process of design and building. To him, thoughtful, highly crafted architecture can and should occur anywhere, anytime, and at any budget. With the belief that good design is good business, he strives for challenging design opportunities.
JONATHAN LAMAR, AIA, LEED AP BD+C, Principal at Lamar Architecture and Design, a firm based in Evansville, Indiana. With over ten years of professional experience in design, Jonathan has worked on a variety of project types ranging from residential to commercial high-rise buildings. Jonathan Lamar received his Bachelor's Degree in Architecture from Ball State University in 2005. He worked for TVS Design in Atlanta, Georgia until 2008 when he relocated to southern Indiana and worked with Hafer Associates until 2015. He started his firm in May of 2015. While he has experience in all facets of the field of architecture, he has spent most of his career working with clients to help establish a vision for their projects. He has successfully directed project efforts, always keeping the concept at the forefront of the decision-making process.
JILL LECKNER, Principal, SLAB Architecture PLLC, is a registered architecture in the State of New York and the State of New Jersey and a LEED Accredited Professional Architect. She received her Master of Architecture in 1995 from Columbia University and her Bachelor of Architecture in 1993 from Ball State University. In 2004, she co-founded SLAB architecture with Jeffrey Johnson. As co-principal of SLAB, Leckner has extensive architectural design and construction experience in the New York City area. The office has completed multiple projects ranging from large commercial office renovations to art galleries to music performance venues.
RYAN MISNER, AIA, NCARB, is an Assistant Professor of Interior Architecture at Samford University in Birmingham, Alabama. He obtained his Bachelor of Architecture from Ball State University in 2004, along with his Bachelor of Science in Environmental Design and a Marketing Minor. He has also earned a Masters of Urban and Regional Planning from the University of Florida. Prior to joining the faculty at Samford, Misner worked as a project architect at several award-winning firms in Washington, DC. He has over 15 years of experience in all phases of design and construction management and has worked on a variety of project types, including base buildings, commercial interiors, hotel/hospitality, urban planning, and branded environments. Most recently, he served as the Assistant Director of Examination Development & Research at the National Council of Architectural Registration Boards (NCARB). While there he primarily oversaw the development of the test specification for the Architect Registration Examination® (ARE®), led the development of ARE 5.0, and other new research initiatives within the Council. He is a registered architect in the District of Columbia and the state of Alabama. In 2017 he was the recipient of the Ulla B. Rydberg Award from the University of Florida and was awarded the NCARB President’s Medal for Distinguished Service in 2018.
DANIEL OVERBEY, AIA, NCARB, LEED Fellow, WELL AP is the Director of Sustainability for Browning Day Mullins Dierdorf in Indianapolis. His work focuses on high-performance building design and construction, environmental systems research, green building certification services, energy/life-cycle assessment modeling, and resilient design. Daniel is devoted to leveraging evidence-based design methods to improve architectural practice, shape policy, and help project teams and clients make better-informed design decisions. Daniel is a committed volunteer at the local, state, and national levels of the American Institute of Architects (AIA) and the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC). He is a past Chair of USGBC Indiana and past President of AIA Indianapolis. Daniel currently serves as an Assistant Professor, Internship Coordinator, and the NCARB Architect Licensing Advisor at Ball State University’s Estopinal College of Architecture and Planning.
LINDSEY PECKINPAUGH, AIA, LEED AP Principal, Sink Combs Dethlefs + Perkins+Will, Chicago IL is often heard as being the most organized and responsive architect you will ever work with. She is known for her thoroughness and her attention to detail. Her practice is founded on client-service and her ability to build consensus among diverse project stakeholders. Lindsey has contributed her excellent project management skills to more than $500M in sports facility construction with a focus on collegiate athletics and community recreation facilities throughout the Midwest. Lindsey received her Bachelor of Environmental Design and Bachelor of Architecture from Ball State University.
SCOTT PERKINS, AIA, Principal Blackline Studio, Indianapolis, IN is a Registered Architect in Indiana, Kentucky, and Ohio and has his NCARB certificate making him eligible for reciprocity nationwide. His continuing education efforts include topics in business, professional practice, art, design, and architectural technology. Scott's portfolio includes a broad variety of architecture including extensive knowledge of residential, multi-family, commercial, institutional and industrial project types. His more than 25 years in the field provide Blackline clients with field-tested knowledge of diverse construction types and proven skills in design and project management. Scott is recognized for his strong leadership and management as well as his drafting skills.
ROBIN RANDALL, AIA LEED AP Vice President Legat Architects, Chicago, leads the national PreK-12 Education practice at Legat Architects. She is dedicated to connecting personally to each project and ensuring the design of every learning environment supports diversity and engages students in a culture of inquisitiveness. By connecting clients to customized design processes and teams, she encourages environmental and budget conscious master planning for each project. Robin's 30 years of experience includes designing and planning award-winning educational centers from early learning, elementary, middle, high school including specialty learning environments. Her passion for forward-thinking design pushes the boundaries of sustainability by joining the high expectations of student performance with equally high expectations for building performance. Robin’s academic curiosity lead her to be a Fulbright Scholar to Denmark in 1990 and continues today as an Adjunct Professor at Judson University. She provides inspiration and practical experience through application in sustainable school design, programming, planning, and research. Robin’s research and mentorship in academia inform her thriving practice and devoted leadership at Legat Architects through Think Tanks, competitions, workshops and evidence based design projects. She activates teams to perform to their strengths, listening to all stakeholders. Robin holds a Bachelor of Environmental Design and Bachelor of Architecture from Ball State University.
DAVID RAUSCH, AIA, LEED AP, Principal, Rausch Studio, Indianapolis, IN. David’s practice is filled with conviction to realize buildings of consequence. His work is founded on a passionate belief that the art of building is realized with a thorough understanding of program, materials, systems and costs, all of which are applied cleverly and creatively resulting in work often recognized for its excellence. His work has been recognized for its excellence by architects and allied professionals with numerous design awards over his career. After graduation from the University of Cincinnati in 1982, David’s architectural practice has spanned from large firm leadership to the boutique studio that bears his name. As its founding principal, David has assembled a group of professionals to rigorously deliver creative and collaborative design excellence for projects across the United States. David’s professional service includes serving as a member board member of the National Council of Architectural Registration Boards, including participating on national committees on education and the architect’s registration examination. He is a board member and two-time chair of the Indiana Board of Registration of Architects and Landscape Architects where he has served since 2006 and currently serves as its liaison to AIA Indiana. He has served in multiple AIA leadership positions, including president of AIA Indianapolis and president of AIA Indiana. Locally, he is the founding chairman of the Zionsville Architectural Review Committee and responsible for creating its design guidelines and façade grant program, and serves as an ad hoc advisor to the municipality. David has served on numerous association design award juries, educational design juries visiting lecturer to Ball State.
BROCK ROSEBERRY, AIA, LEED AP, Principal RATIO, Indianapolis, IN. An Indiana native, Brock graduated from Ball State University with a Bachelor of Architecture in 2000. While he has served as design architect on a wide variety of project types, his primary professional focus has been in Higher Education. Brock’s design philosophy centers on the idea that architecture should not only create a “sense of place,” but should also be a catalyst for innovation, community, and a sustainable way of thinking. He believes that each project should have a unique story to tell – an architectural narrative that goes beyond simply addressing the functional needs of the client. In addition to his leadership throughout the design process, Brock provides firm leadership through various non-project initiatives, including RATIO’s design and innovation community of practice and recruitment and retention efforts for the architecture discipline. Realizing the importance of giving back to the community, Brock strives to make an impact beyond the firm as well and serves on a local community board for the Indianapolis Irish Heritage Festival.
JENELLE SMAGALA,AIA, NCARB is the founding principal of Synthesis Incorporated, an Indianapolis-based architectural design studio that understands the power of beautifully designed spaces. She seeks to understand the heart and soul of each project before putting pen to paper. “Our role as architects encompasses more than simply understanding how buildings, spaces, and sites relate to one another, it’s about people.” For 20 years, Synthesis has designed award-winning civic buildings, corporate research labs, neuroscience environments, and healthcare facilities with an annual construction value of $200MM for such notable clients as Eli Lilly & Company, IU Health, Purdue University, the Indianapolis International Airport, the City of Indianapolis, and the list goes on. Jenelle is a graduate of Ball State University's Estopinal College of Architecture and Planning. Her dedication to paying it forward has had her involved with many not for profit boards throughout her career, in addition to, many positions on AIA Indiana and Indianapolis boards most recently AIA IN President. She has been a recipient of the Indiana Business Journal Women of Influence 2015, Starkey Award 2016 and the BSU College of Architecture Distinguished Alumni Award. Jenelle’s personal interests are playing golf, painting, traveling anywhere, auto racing and finding quiet time with her family and friends.
STEVEN TURNIPSEED, AIA, LEED AP BD+C, RID, NCARB earned a Bachelor of Architecture Degree from Ball State University and a Master of Science Degree in Architecture & Urban Design from Columbia University in the City of New York, Steve taught architecture at Ball State, the University of Texas-Arlington and Texas A&M University full-time for eleven of the first twelve years of his career, which also included one year as a Designer in the San Antonio, Texas, firm of Ford, Powell and Carson. In the following 22 years as a Senior Design Architect at URS Corporation (now AECOM) in Grand Rapids, MI, Steve designed buildings of a wide variety of types and scopes, including Educations, Health Care, Corporate and Commercial facilities – several of them award-winning designs. He consulted on design issues with URS offices across the country and presented on educational facility design issues in several regions of the United States. Many of his designs were published in State and National magazines, including appearing on the cover of the 1998 annual report by the National Institute of Building Sciences to the President of the United States. Steve joined Southern Illinois University in the fall of 2010, where he has taught Studio Design Courses at every level of the program, including the on-line grad program. Steve received the 2011-2012 Excellence in Architectural Education Award from the American Institute Students at SIU and the 2014-2015 Term Teacher of the Year award from the School of Architecture.
DREW WHITE, FAIA, co-founded Axis Architecture + Interiors in Indianapolis in 1995. He began his career living and working in three architecturally influential cities (Los Angeles, Houston, and Chicago) as a designer for Skidmore, Owings and Merrill. He has more than 30 years of experience designing corporate, civic, mixed-use housing, and revitalization projects. He values architecture and interior design as equals and is inspired by his clients and community, and by the desire to create a modern aesthetic. His firm has won over 40 AIA design awards for architecture and interior design. Drew describes his style as rational, clean, and honest, and he challenges his studio to achieve a high standard of innovation and invention. Drew is a past president of both AIA Indiana and AIA Indianapolis and currently serves as a board member for both the Indianapolis Art Center and Indiana Modern. He also serves on the National Steering Committee for ARCHIPAC and served as a member of the AIA National Strategic Council. He holds an undergraduate degree in architecture from the Knowlton School of Architecture at The Ohio State University, and a Master of Architecture from the University of Illinois at Chicago. He was elected into the AIA College of Fellows in 2012 and in the same year received the Knowlton School of Architecture at The Ohio State University Distinguished Alumni Award.