David Krebs

President | Architect | x105


Hometown: Bay Village, OH
Education: Architectural Association [London] – Graduate Design Diploma | The Ohio State University – B.S.Arch.
Hobbies: Painting, snow skiing, water skiing, fly fishing
Favorite City: Vernazza – Cinque Terre
Favorite Building: The Pantheon
First Concert: The Bee-Gees…in 6th grade [still being made fun of from grade school friends]

John Swidrak

Vice President | Architect | x104

What I bring to the table is a listening ear for the vision of a client and the diligence to realize that vision to its greatest potential

Hometown: Westlake, OH
Education: Judson University – M.Arch.
Hobbies: Fitness, family, and doing burnouts in my mustang
Favorite City: Rome
Favorite Sports Teams: Cleveland Browns, Cavs, Indians [in that order]
Favorite Movie: Back to the Future trilogy

Greg Ernst

Vice President | Architect | LEED AP BD&C | x109

What I bring to the table is the desire to use the gifts I have been given to improve the lives of the people I come in contact with

Hometown: Livingston, NJ
Education: University of Arkansas – B.Arch.
Hobbies: Home improvement, Drumming, anything my kids are interested in
Favorite Architect: Le Corbusier
Favorite Band: Rush
Inspiration: My grandfather, who was an architect

Brian Kauffman

Project Architect | x106

What I bring to the table is an open mind, a passion for Architectural Design and Construction techniques, and a higher level of competition at the foosball table

Hometown: Avon Lake, OH
Education: Kent State University – B.Arch.
Favorite Book: Critical Path by Buckminster Fuller
Favorite City: Portland
Favorite Architect: Tom Kundig
Favorite Band: Radiohead

Jacob Miley

Project Architect | x108

What I bring to the table is a social aptitude and an attention to detail which translates into seeing a project through from inception to completion

Hometown: Toledo, OH
Education: Kent State University – M.Arch. | BGSU – B.S. Architectural & Environmental Design
Hobbies: DIY home projects, bicycling, Making [with arduino]
Favorite Building: Seattle Public Library
Favorite Architect | Firm: MVRDV
Favorite Band: Over The Rhine

Joe Moore | x102

What I bring to the table is reliability, adaptive versatility, trivial knowledge and constructive sarcasm, and if the table happens to be a foosball table, some wicked awesome defensive skills

Hometown: Willoughby, OH
Education: The Ohio State University – B.Arch.
Hobbies: Sailing
Favorite City: New York City
Favorite Sport: Baseball
One thing most people don’t know about me: I was once kicked out of a Neil Young sound check at the Cleveland Agora, Spring ’88

Mark Ramirez | x111

What I bring to the table is dependability, aptitude, and a commitment to learning how architecture can help improve people’s lives

Hometown: Metro Manila, Philippines | Tallmadge, OH
Education: Kent State University – M.Arch.
Hobbies: Climbing, Fishing, Snowboarding, Hiking with my dog
Favorite Cities: Amsterdam, Prague, Vernazza – Cinque Terre
Favorite Building: Temedia Office Building [Shigeru Ban]
Favorite Architect | Firm: Shigeru Ban, NL Architects, Alejandro Aravena, B.I.G.

Sergiu Stoian | x112

What I bring to the table is a fresh look at architectural visualization believing that technology can only spark more creativity and wonder

Hometown: Botoşani, Romania
Education: Universitatea Tehnică “Gheorghe Asachi” din Iaşi, Facultatea de Arhitectură “G.M. Cantacuzino”, Iași, Romania – M.Arch.
Hobbies: Hiking, Photography, Learning new things
Favorite City: Barcelona, Spain
Favorite Architect: Herzog & de Meuron
Favorite Movie: Blade Runner

Alison Kimborowicz | x113

What I bring to the table is a creative thought process, an open mind, a positive attitude, and a good laugh

Hometown: Chardon, OH
Education: Miami University – B. Arch.
Hobbies: DIY-ing, water coloring, traveling, being outdoors, playing with dogs, trying local craft beers & collecting pint glasses
Favorite City: Amsterdam / Charleston, SC
I like my steak cooked: Well, I’m a vegetarian, so this is awkward
Fun Facts: I’m obsessed with pugs and I’m a certified group fitness instructor

Susan Krebs

Finance Director

What I bring to the table is an office with snacks, supplies, balanced books and cash flow

Hometown: Columbus, OH
Education: The Ohio State University – B.A. in Communications
Favorite Book: The Power of Positive Thinking
Favorite Architect: David Krebs
First Concert: Grateful Dead
Inspiration: My grandfather, who received a Purple Heart in WW1 – wounded but successfully delivered a message to the front lines by carrying it in his teeth.

Carlos J. Foos

What I bring to the table is 25 of my friends to provide people with endless entertainment