LEADERSHIP
Principals  
Philip Toussaint, AIA   Phil is responsible for client relations, project management, and marketing. For the last twenty years he has specialized as a healthcare architect and has successfully managed many award winning projects including Replacement Hospitals, Children’s Hospitals, Cancer Centers and Ambulatory Care Centers. His experience includes working as a project manager, architect and healthcare planner on complex design and master planning projects.
Kurt C. Baur, AIA, ACHA is a Principal of the firm and serves as the Director of Healthcare Architecture. Kurt is responsible for business development as well as overseeing the planning, design and construction of a wide range of large scale healthcare facilities, including university medical centers, regional hospitals and medical office buildings. He received a bachelor of architecture from Kent State University. Kurt is also a Board Certified Healthcare Architect and a founding member of the American College of Healthcare Architects.
James A. Beaudin, AIA, LEED AP is a Principal of the firm and serves as the Chairman of the Board of Directors. Jim is responsible for overseeing the firm’s mission/vision; providing leadership to the Board of Directors, who set policy and are accountable for delegated tasks; chairing the meetings of the Board; and helps guide and mediate Board actions with respect to organizational priorities and governance concerns. Jim received his bachelor of architecture degree from Pratt Institute.
Patrick Curley, AIA Mr. Curley’s twenty years of architectural experience in specialized College and University projects range from campus master plans to renovation, expansion and new construction projects for residence halls, student life centers, sports and recreation facilities, theaters and science buildings. Through these diverse project types, he has developed an exceptional ability to communicate with diverse user groups and stakeholders - including senior academic administrators, trustees, faculty, students and community groups - in order to achieve consensus and deliver successful projects to his clients. Mr. Curley has been involved in numerous complex college and university endeavors, and will lead the planning, programming and design phases, manage the design team, and coordinate, communicate and control all professional service activities that are necessary for each project’s successful completion.
Mark A. Hopper, AIA, NCARB Mr. Hopper has over 27 years of experience a registered architect. His expertise encompasses master planning, design, construction document development, interior design, contract administration, project coordination, and the direction of support staff in the accomplishment of project assignments. Mr. Hopper’s primary responsibility as Principal K-12 is to assure that the client’s objectives are clear and understood, and that the work is properly planned, designed, and managed to fully achieve the client’s expectations and satisfaction.
Michael S. Marcinek is Managing Partner and Chief Financial Officer of the firm. Mike is responsible for setting the firm’s strategic direction, financial reporting and strategic financial planning. He received a bachelor of science degree in accounting from the University of Connecticut and his MBA from the University of New Haven. He currently serves on the Boards of the Valley United Way, CBIA, American Red Cross, Junior Achievement, Shelton Economic Development Corporation, Valley Chamber of Commerce, Parent Child Resource Center and the Dan Orlovsky Foundation.
John C. Oliveto, PE is a Principal of the firm, responsible for the management, design and production of all MEP engineering services. His guidance of the engineering staff ensures well-coordinated documents for all of the firm’s practice groups. John is also responsible for business development activities within the firm's New England region. John received his bachelor of science in civil engineering from Manhattan College. He currently serves on the committees for the Bridgeport Regional Business Council, Bridgeport’s Cardinal Sheehan Center, and the CT Building Congress, and is a member of ECHN's BACH organization.
Richard K. Voelker, AIA Richard K. Voelker, AIA is Principal of Project Management for the firm responsible for the overall leadership, direction, goal setting and mentoring of the firm’s Project Managers and ensures that the firm’s financial and management policies are maintained consistently throughout all offices, for all projects, to meet the our Clients’ needs. Rick has over 35 years experience as a registered Architect with extensive experience in project programming, architectural design, site planning and interior design, preparation of presentation drawings as well as working drawings and specifications and contract administration for projects of commercial, corporate, industrial, educational and residential use. Mr. Voelker received his Bachelor of Architecture from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, is NCARB Certified and professionally licensed throughout the northeastern states and is a member of the CT Green Building Council.

Associate Principals
Ronald Goodin LEED AP BD+C  
Whitney McNulty, PE  
Brian J. Duddy
Robert E. McNamara, AIA, PP
Robert Wildermuth, AIA, LEED AP
 

Senior Associates
Michael Bensh, CEM
John Jenney, CCCA
Diane M. Kozel
 

Associates
Jessica Vuocolo, IIDA  
Gerard C. Collette, AIA, LEED AP BD+C
Lorianne Jones, AIA, LEED BD+C
Kathleen A. Ryan, LEED AP
Ross G. Spiegel, FAIA, FCSI, CCS, CCCA, LEED AP BD+C
Jack E. Turek