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Expert in Design, Construction, and Management of the Built Environment

Expert ID: 728025 Colorado, USA

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Expert is a practicing architect registered in the State of Colorado since 1988. In his role he has served as team leader in the design and construction of numerous buildings ranging from Single Family Homes to a corporate campus composed of office buildings, lodging, customer centers, etc. He has also conducted surveys of historic structures and implemented design policies for historic structures undergoing ADA implementation.

ENTITLEMENT &
PLANNING
CONSULTING
4th Street LLC, 2009, Boulder, Area Plan public advocacy for 6 acre rezone and redevelopment; Golden Mixed
Use Village, Golden, 2007; 52 & 119 Transit Oriented Development, Boulder County, 2007; Golden Buff Motel,
Boulder, 1997 – present; Iron Flats Condominiums, Boulder, 2004; Flatiron Village Mixed Use, Boulder, 2005 –
present; Harvest House Tennis Club, Boulder, 2005 – 2006 feasibility study resulting in “no-go” developer decisionAMERICANS WITH
DISABILITIES ACT
(ADA) CONSULTING
Buckingham Square, Aurora, Retail building ADA compliance plan; Cottonwood Plaza, Parker, Office/retail
building ADA compliance plan; Crossroads Commons, Boulder, Office/retail building ADA compliance plan; First
National Bank, Longmont, Bank Building ADA compliance plan; Hampden Business Center, Englewood,
Office/retail building ADA compliance plan; Harvest Commons, Boulder, Office/retail building ADA compliance plan
and renovation; Hilltop Building, Boulder, Retail/office ADA compliance plan and food court renovation; Kansas
Avenue Office Park, Longmont, Office/retail building ADA compliance plan and tenant finish; Kipling Place,
Littleton, Office/retail building ADA compliance plan and tenant finish; Lookout Building, Boulder, Office/retail
building ADA compliance plan; Northview Shopping Center, Greeley, Office/retail building ADA compliance plan;
Railhead Building, Boulder, Office/retail building ADA compliance plan and tenant finish; Salem Square, Aurora,
Office/retail building ADA compliance plan; Whittier Square, Boulder, Office/retail building ADA compliance planEXPERT WITNESS
Building Code Research, analysis of Property Management practices, Risk assessment with regard to building and
site configuration and maintenance operations, strategic case preparation, graphic exhibits: DeBoever Residence
Property Line Dispute; Jim Cook, Esq.; Retail Center Personal Injury Case, Daniel Galloway & Associates,
Daniel Galloway; Retail Center Personal Injury Case, Rogers Law Office, Terry Rogers, esq.University Hill Commercial District, Boulder, lead community initiative to create a vision and Master Plan for the
revitalization of the commercial district of the University Hill Neighborhood; Portsmouth Superfund Site,
Portsmouth, Virginia, Project Architect for adaptive reuse of former foundry site into municipal campusARCHITECTURE
PROJECTS
Retail Christy Sports, Boulder, Complete reconstruction of site / building and addition, 2008; Alchemy Hair Salon,
Boulder, Tenant Finish of Hair Salon, 2008; Eddie Lubins Restaurant, Boulder, Project Architect for two
restaurants and commissary; Moe's Broadway Bagel, Boulder, Project Architect for three restaurants and
commissary; Blue Ginger Design, Lahaina, Maui, Hawaii, Project Architect for women's clothing retail store;
Boulder Vision Clinic, Boulder, Project Architect for retail/vision clinic
Corporate Stevens, Littman, Biddison, Tharp & Weinberg, Boulder, an 8,000 square foot law firm; Qwest
Training Center, Lakewood, Project Manager for a 360,000 s.f. training facility, 145 lodging rooms, media briefing
room, auditorium and communications labs, integration of state-of-the-art communications technology throughout;
Qwest Central Office Expansion, Denver, Project Team Leader for ongoing network expansion totaling
$40,000,000 in work annually; The Overlook, Louisville, Project Manager for a 25,000 s.f., $4,500,000 restaurant
and teleconferencing, banquet and events center in the Colorado Technology Center; American Variseal,
Lafayette, Project Manager for a 55,000 s.f., $3,500,000 precision seal manufacturing plant and corporate
headquarters; Gold Crown Management Office Building, Denver, Project Manager for a 60,000 s.f., $3,660,000
(Core/Shell) office building in the Denver Technology Center; American Family Insurance, Boulder, Project
Architect for agency office tenant finish; Bandgap Technology Corporation, Interlocken Office Park, Broomfield,
Project Architect for tenant finish of corporate offices and silicon chip fabrication laboratories; Boettcher & Co.,
Boulder, Project Architect for brokerage offices tenant finish; Clinicom, Boulder, Project Architect for corporate
headquarters tenant finish; Colorado Daily Newspaper Offices, Boulder, Project Architect for adaptive re-use of
industrial building for newspaper administration and production facility; MicroDecisionware, Boulder, Project
Architect for renovation of existing office building for corporate headquarters; Photonics Research Incorporated,
Broomfield, Project Architect for tenant finish for corporate headquarters; Plaza One, Boulder, Project Architect for
Office building tenant finish and ADA barrier mitigation; Research Systems, Boulder, Project Architect for corporate
headquarters tenant finish; Somatogen Incorporated, Boulder, Project Architect for three-building campus of
corporate headquarters tenant finish; Vectra Bank Building, Boulder, Project Architect for speculative office/retail
building tenant finish.
Senior Living Crab Apple Court, Longmont, Concept through completion as designer, developer, and manager of
a ten unit Senior Housing enterprise in Longmont’s Historic East Side Neighborhood; The Academy, Boulder,
Project Manager for a new $15 million retirement/assisted living facility requiring historic preservation and adaptive
reuse of a landmarked school building as Senior Project Manager while with RNL Design; Lydia Morgan
Apartments, Louisville Housing Authority, Louisville, Project Planner for 30-unit senior housing completed in
association with Hartronft Associates; Simon Center, Englewood Housing Authority, Englewood, Project Planner for
104-unit senior housing completed in association with Hartronft Associates
Hospitality Golden Buff Lodge, Boulder, concept design and feasibility study for a 400 room 4-star conference
hotel adjacent to the Crossroads Mall redevelopment site; Zuni Hotel, Denver, Concept design and feasibility study
for a new boutique hotel in the Historic Highlands Neighborhood; Executive Tower, Denver, Concept design and
feasibility study for adaptive reuse of high-rise apartment building into conference hotel and office building
Historic Preservation Denver Athletic Club, Denver, Project Manager for historic masonry facade survey,
evaluation, stabilization

Expert may consult nationally and internationally, and is also local to the following cities: Denver, Colorado - Colorado Springs, Colorado - Aurora, Colorado - Fort Collins, Colorado - Arvada, Colorado - Westminster, Colorado - Boulder, Colorado - Greeley, Colorado - Longmont, Colorado - Cheyenne, Wyoming

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Education

Year Degree Subject Institution
Year: 1985 Degree: Master of Architecture Subject: Architecture Institution: University of Colorado
Year: 1980 Degree: Bachelor of Environmental Design Subject: Environmental Design Institution: University of Colorado

Work History

Years Employer Title Department Responsibilities
Years: 2004 to Present Employer: Undisclosed Title: Partner Department: Responsibilities: Partner in charge of Urban Design, Manager of all business operations
Years: 1997 to 2003 Employer: RNL Design Title: Senior Associate Department: Special Projects Responsibilities: Senior Project Manager, Lead project teams, marketing and business development

Career Accomplishments

Associations / Societies
Member, American Institute of Architects (AIA)
Licenses / Certifications
Registered Professional Architect, Colorado (License # B-2456), 1987; Board Certified, National Council of
Architectural Registration Boards, 1987
Professional Appointments
Member, American Institute of Architects (AIA), 1983 – Present; Founding Executive Committee Member,
Architects and Planners of Boulder (APOB), 2001 – Present; President, AIA Colorado, 1997; Trustee, AIA
Colorado Education Fund, 1997; Chair, AIA Colorado Newsletter Board, 1997; President-Elect, AIA Colorado,
1996; Juror, AIA Colorado South Chapter Awards Program, 1995; President, AIA Colorado North Chapter, 1995;
Chair, AIA Denver ADA Roundtable, 1995; Program Coordinator, AIA Colorado Intern Development Program,
1990-92; Editor, AIA Colorado North Chapter Newsletter, 1991-92, 1995; Exhibit Committee Chair, American
Institute of Architects 2001 National Convention; Chair, Boulder Chamber of Commerce, CEO Exchange Program,
1997; Juror, American Consulting Engineers Council, Engineering Excellence Competition, 1997; Guest Critic,
University of Colorado College of Design and Planning, Since 1990; Labor-Management Co-Chair,
AIA/AGC/ACEC Cooperation Committee, 1993; Dean’s Advisory Board Member, CU College of Design and
Planning, 1996 – 1997; Juror, Rocky Mountain Masonry Institute, Steve Dach Award, 1997; Board of Advisors,
AOV, Inc., 1997 – Present; Juror, AIA Denver Colorado’s Best in Residential Architecture (COBRA) Awards
Program, 1997; Juror, Association of General Contractors ACE Awards Program, 1997
Awards / Recognition
President’s Award, American Society of Landscape Architects, New Hill Commercial Context Study (HCCS), 2008;
Award of Merit, Historic Boulder, Chautauqua Cabin 411 Restoration, 1995; Pacesetter Award for Education,
Boulder Daily Camera, 1994; Community Service Award, Boulder County Safehouse, 1990; Honor Award, AIA
Denver, The Daniels Residence, 1989; G. Gordon Sweet Scholarship Award, AIA Colorado Education Fund,
1985; Honor Award, University of Colorado at Denver, 1983
Medical / Professional
Graduate of the Intern Development Program (IDP) of the American INstitue of Architects (AIA)
Publications and Patents Summary
Guest Lecturer, University of Colorado Real Estate Program, “Making the GO/NO-GO Decision using Qualitative
and Quantitative Tools,” for Professor Audrey Berne, 2002, 2003; Presentation, “Zoning tools for incentivising
Commercial Redevelopment of a Blighted Commercial District on University Hill,” Boulder Planning Board, August
2005, and University Hill General Improvement District, July 2002; Preface Author, “Architectural Energy Guide,” by
Kelly A. Karmel, AIA, 1999; Speaker, Colorado Bar Association, Denver Chapter Construction Section, Seminar on
“Blueprint Reading,” 1996; Speaker, CLE International Legal Seminar on the ADA, 1994; Speaker, Boulder County
Bar Association ADA Luncheon, 1994; Site Facilitator Satellite Teleconference, Americans with Disabilities Act
AIA/PBS National Teleconference, University of Colorado at Boulder, 1992; Speaker, AIA Colorado Annual Design
Conference, “Document Checking and Coordination,” 1991; Panelist, AIA Colorado Annual Design Conference,
“Professional Development in Architecture,” 1991; Panel Moderator, AIA Colorado Annual Design Conference,
“Myth versus Reality of a Career in Architecture,” 1990; Panel Moderator, AIA Colorado Annual Design
Conference, “5 Young Architects,” 1989; Author, “Document Checking and Coordination,” IDP National Newsletter,
1991

Additional Experience

Expert Witness Experience
He has consulted on three personal injury cases which were settled out of court and one property line dispute that did go to court.
Training / Seminars
In addition to attending hundreds of seminars and conferences throughout his career he has participated in a leadership role in the following: Guest Lecturer, University of Colorado Real Estate Program, “Making the GO/NO-GO Decision using Qualitative
and Quantitative Tools,” for Professor Audrey Berne, 2002, 2003; Presentation, “Zoning tools for incentivising
Commercial Redevelopment of a Blighted Commercial District on University Hill,” Boulder Planning Board, August
2005, and University Hill General Improvement District, July 2002; Preface Author, “Architectural Energy Guide,” by
Kelly A. Karmel, AIA, 1999; Speaker, Colorado Bar Association, Denver Chapter Construction Section, Seminar on
“Blueprint Reading,” 1996; Speaker, CLE International Legal Seminar on the ADA, 1994; Speaker, Boulder County
Bar Association ADA Luncheon, 1994; Site Facilitator Satellite Teleconference, Americans with Disabilities Act
AIA/PBS National Teleconference, University of Colorado at Boulder, 1992; Speaker, AIA Colorado Annual Design
Conference, “Document Checking and Coordination,” 1991; Panelist, AIA Colorado Annual Design Conference,
“Professional Development in Architecture,” 1991; Panel Moderator, AIA Colorado Annual Design Conference,
“Myth versus Reality of a Career in Architecture,” 1990; Panel Moderator, AIA Colorado Annual Design
Conference, “5 Young Architects,” 1989; Author, “Document Checking and Coordination,” IDP National Newsletter,
1991
Vendor Selection
In his role as an architect he prepares the plans and specifications which are used as the basis for all General Contract procurement of goods and services for building projects.
Marketing Experience
He is very involved in leadership roles throughout his industry including Member, American Institute of Architects (AIA), 1983 – Present; Founding Executive Committee Member,
Architects and Planners of Boulder (APOB), 2001 – Present; President, AIA Colorado, 1997; Trustee, AIA
Colorado Education Fund, 1997; Chair, AIA Colorado Newsletter Board, 1997; President-Elect, AIA Colorado,
1996; Juror, AIA Colorado South Chapter Awards Program, 1995; President, AIA Colorado North Chapter, 1995;
Chair, AIA Denver ADA Roundtable, 1995; Program Coordinator, AIA Colorado Intern Development Program,
1990-92; Editor, AIA Colorado North Chapter Newsletter, 1991-92, 1995; Exhibit Committee Chair, American
Institute of Architects 2001 National Convention; Chair, Boulder Chamber of Commerce, CEO Exchange Program,
1997; Juror, American Consulting Engineers Council, Engineering Excellence Competition, 1997; Guest Critic,
University of Colorado College of Design and Planning, Since 1990; Labor-Management Co-Chair,
AIA/AGC/ACEC Cooperation Committee, 1993; Dean’s Advisory Board Member, CU College of Design and
Planning, 1996 – 1997; Juror, Rocky Mountain Masonry Institute, Steve Dach Award, 1997; Board of Advisors,
AOV, Inc., 1997 – Present; Juror, AIA Denver Colorado’s Best in Residential Architecture (COBRA) Awards
Program, 1997; Juror, Association of General Contractors ACE Awards Program, 1997
Other Relevant Experience
He is a very well-read professional interested in a broad spectrum of sciences, history, and social trends. He brings a keen insight and creative problem solving to the table, and he works best in an interdisciplinary team environment. He is also an excellent public speaker.

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