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Gary ClineAIA | NCARB President | Managing Principal hiked Mt. Fuji twice Read Bio

Gary Cline, AIA | NCARB

President | Managing Principal

Gary has over 36 years of experience in the architectural profession and the management of a design firm. As the Founding Principal and President of Cline Design, Gary is responsible for business management and development, while serving as Principal-in-Charge for many of the firm’s larger projects.

He is motivated to create opportunities for others by fostering a vibrant and thriving design environment. His passion for design excellence and bringing people together is proven through the firm’s 28 years of sustainability and success.

John FeltonAIA | NCARB Senior Principal | Director of Design collects sombreros Read Bio

John Felton, AIA | NCARB

Senior Principal | Director of Design

John has over 32 years of experience including 24 years with Cline Design Associates. John has a passion for designing places that bring people together and build a sense of community. As Director of Design, John Felton plays a central role in the design of many of the firm’s mixed-use, residential, retail and urban design projects. He works with clients at the earliest stages of design, determining visions and goals for architectural character, and maintains an active role overseeing and directing the design team in order to ensure integrity of design throughout each phase of the process.

Michael LattnerASLA Senior Principal | Director of Land Planning should have been a cowboy Read Bio

Michael Lattner, ASLA

Senior Principal | Director of Land Planning

Michael has over 35 years of Land Planning and Landscape Architectural experience. His expertise is diverse in the areas of planning including master planning large-scale developments, site planning small tracts, site analysis, feasibility studies, due diligence, rezoning and landscape architecture. He carries an understanding of the complexities of development and takes a realistic approach to design that promotes community and aesthetically relevant solutions.

As the Director of Planning for the firm, Michael manages a team of project managers and landscape architects, overseeing the design direction and integrity of Land Planning and Landscape Architecture projects. He actively mentors NC State University students and teaches a summer program at NC State University titled “The Office” to upper class men and graduate student at the School of Design.

 

Cari JonesAIA, NCARB Senior Principal | Director of Housing Denver, DC, Miami, Vienna, Raleigh Read Bio

Cari Jones, AIA, NCARB

Senior Principal | Director of Housing

Cari has over 27 years of architectural experience. With a passion for providing quality housing and mixed-use design solutions, Cari works with clients to create thoughtful, contextual communities. As the Director of Housing, she is responsible for managing several project managers, as well as overseeing the design process for housing projects in the firm and serves as Principal-in-charge for multiple multifamily projects from design inception to construction completion.

 

Michael MesnardAIA Senior Principal | Director of the Raleigh Office thespian Read Bio

Michael Mesnard, AIA

Senior Principal | Director of the Raleigh Office

Michael has over 23 years of experience (20 at Cline Design Associates) as a director, architect, and project manager in retail, office, industrial, institutional, and corporate facilities. His knowledge, understanding and participation in the development of numerous design projects has given him the ability to take design concepts, budgets and schedules safely through the construction process. By gathering information, listening to the needs of the owners and users, Michael facilitates open communication and understanding of each unique commercial and interior design project.

As the Director of the Raleigh Office and Commercial, Michael oversees each project team and ensures all projects maintain design integrity and are completed on time and within budget.

 

Orlando PizarroAIA, LEED AP Senior Principal | Director of the Charlotte Office from Florida, but not Orlando Read Bio

Orlando Pizarro, AIA, LEED AP

Senior Principal | Director of the Charlotte Office

Orlando has over 10 years experience in architecture. He has a specific expertise in high-rise and mid-rise multi-family, commercial and mixed-use projects. He is well-versed in all phases of a project including design, management, project scheduling and budgeting. Prior to joining Cline Design Associates, Orlando worked with the well-known Arquitectonica International based out of Miami, FL.  In his role as Project Manager, he has been the key contact the with client and consultant team, ensuring that the project runs smoothly, on time and within budget. Orlando recently transitioned to Director of the Charlotte Office.

John WoodASLA, LEED AP Principal | Landscape Architect gazelle

John Wood, ASLA, LEED AP

Principal | Landscape Architect

Jason LettieAIA, LEED AP BD+C Principal | Senior Project Manager dapper by day, renegade biker by night

Jason Lettie, AIA, LEED AP BD+C

Principal | Senior Project Manager

Doug GranadeAIA, LEED AP | NCARB Principal | Senior Project Manager street bikes and craft beers

Doug Granade, AIA, LEED AP | NCARB

Principal | Senior Project Manager

Bryan JohnsonAIA, LEED AP BD+C Associate Principal | Project Manager hates condiments

Bryan Johnson, AIA, LEED AP BD+C

Associate Principal | Project Manager

Janet MountcastleASLA, LEED Green Associate Associate | Landscape Architect | Senior Project Manager suffers from Zumba fever

Janet Mountcastle, ASLA, LEED Green Associate

Associate | Landscape Architect | Senior Project Manager

Carl WinsteadAIA, NCARB Principal | Senior Project Manager wants to be a ski instructor when he grows up

Carl Winstead, AIA, NCARB

Principal | Senior Project Manager

Stephen Pritchard Principal | IT Manager knows how to reel in the chicken of the sea

Stephen Pritchard

Principal | IT Manager

Brett PowellAIA, LEED AP BD+C Principal | Senior Project Manager loves his white tennis shoes

Brett Powell, AIA, LEED AP BD+C

Principal | Senior Project Manager

Robin Kullberg Associate | Chief Financial Officer yogi

Robin Kullberg

Associate | Chief Financial Officer

Michelle MoneySPHR Senior Associate | Human Resources Manager martial arts movie buff

Michelle Money, SPHR

Senior Associate | Human Resources Manager

Jim ComptonAIA, LEED AP Principal | Senior Project Manager crowd-surfed at a concert in Prague

Jim Compton, AIA, LEED AP

Principal | Senior Project Manager

Ashley MayAIA Senior Project Architect almost lost a hand...long story

Ashley May, AIA

Senior Project Architect

Steve LinebergerAIA Associate | Senior Architect | Business Development fish not textiles

Steve Lineberger, AIA

Associate | Senior Architect | Business Development

Dan RiderLEED AP BD+C, GGP Senior Associate | Senior Project Designer design snob, champion chili cooker

Dan Rider, LEED AP BD+C, GGP

Senior Associate | Senior Project Designer

Andi GuptonAIA Associate | Senior Project Architect likes to collect postcards

Andi Gupton, AIA

Associate | Senior Project Architect

Jason GableAIA Architect | Senior Project Manager eats chicken every day for lunch

Jason Gable, AIA

Architect | Senior Project Manager

Kelly Reno Brand Manager lived in Wales, not like Jonah did

Kelly Reno

Brand Manager

Martin Chavanne Associate | Designer lived with a ghost for 3 years once

Martin Chavanne

Associate | Designer

Luis GuevaraAssociate AIA Designer this guy used to have long blonde hair

Luis Guevara, Associate AIA

Designer

Lee StarkeNCIDQ Interior Designer | Project Manager describes her perfect night as a bottle of wine with Tim Riggins

Lee Starke, NCIDQ

Interior Designer | Project Manager

Whitney SheppardNCIDQ Interior Designer | Project Manager keep your beagles on a leash

Whitney Sheppard, NCIDQ

Interior Designer | Project Manager

Mark WardAIA Principal | Charlotte Studio Manager once ran a half marathon, unintentionally

Mark Ward, AIA

Principal | Charlotte Studio Manager

Ana Cristina Acosta-FiggAIA Project Architect mother of two rising soccer stars

Ana Cristina Acosta-Figg, AIA

Project Architect

Lindsey KretchmanAIA, LEED AP Senior Associate | Project Manager loves to drink sake while watching anime

Lindsey Kretchman, AIA, LEED AP

Senior Associate | Project Manager

Logan LuzaderLEED AP BD+C Associate | Project Manager once ate 32 boiled eggs in one hour

Logan Luzader, LEED AP BD+C

Associate | Project Manager

Kevin Williams Project Designer wrestled a shark on the shores of the Outer Banks

Kevin Williams

Project Designer

Dustin Weisenburger Architect hunts bears and lions

Dustin Weisenburger

Architect

Caroline Lawson Designer starts everyday with a poptart

Caroline Lawson

Designer

Chris TinglerRLA Landscape Architect | Project Manager at-risk outdoors man

Chris Tingler, RLA

Landscape Architect | Project Manager

Jill Davis Director of Marketing rappelled down the 20+ story Hyatt St. Louis…no I didn’t get arrested

Jill Davis

Director of Marketing

Elliot BuffPLA, LEED AP Associate | Landscape Architect | Project Manager aspires to be one of the four horsemen

Elliot Buff, PLA, LEED AP

Associate | Landscape Architect | Project Manager

Kathy Roush Senior Staff Accountant “The Bachelor” binge watcher

Kathy Roush

Senior Staff Accountant

Don Nicholas Architect eats really fast, faster than Orlando

Don Nicholas

Architect

Haley Kennedy Interior Designer occasionally admits being related to the famous late president

Haley Kennedy

Interior Designer

Jim Glugla his happy place is Disney World

Jim Glugla

Catalina Jimenez Designer architect by day, seamstress by night

Catalina Jimenez

Designer

Carmen McClelland Interior Designer born in Spain

Carmen McClelland

Interior Designer

Scottie Littlewood Furniture Administrator lover of tiny things

Scottie Littlewood

Furniture Administrator

Amanda Seate Contracts Administrator | HR Assistant perfect attendance in college

Amanda Seate

Contracts Administrator | HR Assistant

Trevor Dvorzsak Associate | Architect home brewer, bacon lover

Trevor Dvorzsak

Associate | Architect

Jen Hocke Designer flipped an iceberg on a hike

Jen Hocke

Designer

Victoria Pike Designer ate termites in Belize (they were minty!)

Victoria Pike

Designer

Sara Parker Senior CAD Technician | IT Tech | Landscape Designer likes pina coladas, and getting caught in the rain

Sara Parker

Senior CAD Technician | IT Tech | Landscape Designer

Jennifer Underwood Interior Designer | Project Manager built a house before she could drive

Jennifer Underwood

Interior Designer | Project Manager

Shawn Michael Designer welcome to the party, pal!

Shawn Michael

Designer

Katie Burke Senior Associate | Architect classically trained pianist for 14 years

Katie Burke

Senior Associate | Architect

Ryan Landis Designer runs on coffee and 90's music

Ryan Landis

Designer

Stacy MaganNCIDQ Associate | Charlotte Office Interiors Manager read all 7 Harry Potter novels aloud

Stacy Magan, NCIDQ

Associate | Charlotte Office Interiors Manager

Jennifer Kline-CagleNCIDQ Interior Designer | Project Manager coffee, coffee, coffee

Jennifer Kline-Cagle, NCIDQ

Interior Designer | Project Manager

Allison Schaefer Project Manager traveled to Middle Earth

Allison Schaefer

Project Manager

Corey Albrecht Designer sour beer connoisseur

Corey Albrecht

Designer

Karen Brannon Project Manager undefeated champion of the world

Karen Brannon

Project Manager

Taylor Pelzel Designer Lucille Ball is her patronus

Taylor Pelzel

Designer

Marina Kyte Interior Desiger has donated her hair 6 times

Marina Kyte

Interior Desiger

Kiersten Han Designer campfires and peppermint patty smores

Kiersten Han

Designer

Wylie Robinson Designer biked up the outer banks and back to Raleigh

Wylie Robinson

Designer

Victoria Ellison Raleigh Office Coordinator has watched greys anatomy 8 times

Victoria Ellison

Raleigh Office Coordinator

Natalie Alexander Marketing Coordinator has been pied in the face on Slime Time Live

Natalie Alexander

Marketing Coordinator

Kelly Synnott Project Architect my husband and I have been curling for about two years. sweep hard!

Kelly Synnott

Project Architect

Brittain Allison Landscape Designer gives brewery tours on the weekends

Brittain Allison

Landscape Designer

Raaga Bhandari Landscape Designer Intern

Raaga Bhandari

Landscape Designer Intern

Kathryn McNeill Interior Designer shoe hoarder

Kathryn McNeill

Interior Designer

Amanda SkalikAIA, LEED AP BD+C Project Architect director of child development, anger management specialist, chief monster hunter and part-time monster

Amanda Skalik, AIA, LEED AP BD+C

Project Architect

Elizabeth Thariyan Designer terrified of roller coasters because of my fear of heights, but went skydiving and loved it!

Elizabeth Thariyan

Designer

Ali Pugliese Designer

Ali Pugliese

Designer

Ali Watts Designer loves any food wrapped in dough - dumplings, empanadas, tortellini!

Ali Watts

Designer

Jon Oberheim Designer still thinks he's growing

Jon Oberheim

Designer

Kathryn Briggs Designer rock climber

Kathryn Briggs

Designer

Madi Cannon Interior Designer my dog almost tripped Adam Sandler once

Madi Cannon

Interior Designer

Melody Nobleza Project Designer

Melody Nobleza

Project Designer

Abigail KennedyCID Interior Designer | Senior Project Manager superfan of The Simpsons

Abigail Kennedy, CID

Interior Designer | Senior Project Manager

Chance Williams Designer lives for one meal at a time

Chance Williams

Designer

Limmie Powell Interior Designer was in two local commercials

Limmie Powell

Interior Designer

Chad Schrenker Project Manager rock guitar star on my days off

Chad Schrenker

Project Manager

Brett SewardASLA Landscape Architect | Project Manager had coffee with FBI agents as part of an investigation

Brett Seward, ASLA

Landscape Architect | Project Manager

Daniela Martinez Designer carries a bottle of salsa Valentina everywhere she goes

Daniela Martinez

Designer

Andrew Chesakis Designer an amateur woodworker and knife maker

Andrew Chesakis

Designer

Alex Alicea Designer a "jibarito" from Barranquitas

Alex Alicea

Designer

Khalid Shahin Designer enjoys Sushi, Stouts, and outdated cartoons

Khalid Shahin

Designer

Robin Cornel Designer Intern has participated in three Guinness world records

Robin Cornel

Designer Intern

Ellis Hudson Interior Design Intern loves maps

Ellis Hudson

Interior Design Intern

Fritz Ababio Designer Intern

Fritz Ababio

Designer Intern

Miranda Dechant Interior Design Intern plant lady

Miranda Dechant

Interior Design Intern