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Gary ClineAIA | NCARB Founding Partner hiked Mt. Fuji twice Read Bio

Gary Cline, AIA | NCARB

Founding Partner

Gary has 39 years of experience in the architectural profession and the management of a design firm. As the Founding Partner and Chairman of Cline Design, Gary is responsible for business management and development.

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 33 years of sustainability and success.

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Michael MesnardAIA Managing Partner | President thespian and all things dogs! Read Bio

Michael Mesnard, AIA

Managing Partner | President

As President and Managing Partner, Michael has spent his last 25 years at Cline Design crafting well-designed high-rises, mid-rises, mixed-use communities, as well as office and retail buildings.

He made his introduction at Cline Design as an intern architect, learning the intricacies of the design process, embracing the culture, and being mentored by seasoned Cline Design teammates on how to provide the best solutions to the client while balancing the expectations of the community. With 30 years of total experience in the industry, Michael is well-versed with valuable insight.

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Cari JonesAIA | NCARB Managing Partner | Director of Design | Architect Denver, DC, Miami, Vienna, Raleigh Read Bio

Cari Jones, AIA | NCARB

Managing Partner | Director of Design | Architect

Cari has over 30 years of architecture experience with a passion for providing quality housing and mixed-use design solutions. She works with clients to create thoughtful and contextual communities. As a Managing Partner, she is responsible for overseeing the design process for housing projects in the firm and serves as Principal-in-Charge for multiple multi-family projects from design inception to construction completion.

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John FeltonAIA | NCARB Design Director | Architect collects sombreros Read Bio

John Felton, AIA | NCARB

Design Director | Architect

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.

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Orlando PizarroAIA, LEED AP Partner | Charlotte Office Director | Architect from Florida, but not Orlando Read Bio

Orlando Pizarro, AIA, LEED AP

Partner | Charlotte Office Director | Architect

Orlando has built a diverse design portfolio for over fifteen years, with specific expertise in high-rise and mid-rise multi-family, commercial and mixed-use projects. As the Charlotte Office Director, he oversees the design and management of all projects within the office and is responsible for fostering client relationships and managing day-to-day office operations. With a growing Charlotte office under his direction, Orlando ensures all projects are executed on time and within budget while maintaining design integrity. Prior to joining Cline Design, Orlando worked at Arquitectonica International based out of Miami, Florida.

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Jim ComptonAIA, LEED AP Partner | Interior Architecture + Design Director crowd-surfed at a concert in Prague Read Bio

Jim Compton, AIA, LEED AP

Partner | Interior Architecture + Design Director

Jim brings 25 years of design, project management, and leadership experience to Cline Design. His extensive and diverse portfolio includes mixed-use, municipal, office, healthcare, university, and recreation projects for developers and corporate clients.

In his role as the Director of Interior Architecture + Design, Jim oversees multiple projects from concept design through construction. He also serves as a leader and mentor to the interior design team, involving team members early in the design process. Jim’s enthusiasm and tenacity are infectious and drive him to promote a collaborative, productive workplace.

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Joshua KarrickPLA, ASLA, AICP Principal | Planning Director | Landscape Architect Read Bio

Joshua Karrick, PLA, ASLA, AICP

Principal | Planning Director | Landscape Architect

Josh has over 20 years of experience in the industry and leads planning and design efforts for all of Cline Design’s offices. As a landscape architect and certified planner with a comprehensive background in site development, urban design, and land planning, his project experience includes municipal, transportation and affordable housing, as well as other government and state funded projects.

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Mark WardAIA Partner | Charlotte Studio Leader | Architect once ran a half marathon, unintentionally Read Bio

Mark Ward, AIA

Partner | Charlotte Studio Leader | Architect

Mark Ward serves as a firm Principal and Studio Director of the Charlotte office, overseeing a variety of project types including multifamily, mixed-use, office, and adaptive reuse. He is a recognized leader in the design and delivery of market-rate, affordable, and mixed-use projects. His keen insight and technical expertise position him as an asset to clients and a mentor to staff when delivering projects with varying levels of complexity. In addition to his design experience, Mark is responsible for increasing the firm’s expansion in the multi-family sector. He oversees Charlotte operations and manages project coordination, from concept to completion, to ensure well-designed, efficient and cost-effective solutions.

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Jason LettieAIA, LEED AP BD+C Partner | Practice Leader - Housing | Architect dapper by day, renegade biker by night Read Bio

Jason Lettie, AIA, LEED AP BD+C

Partner | Practice Leader - Housing | Architect

Jason Lettie, AIA, LEED AP BD+C, Partner and Housing Practice Leader, oversees a diverse portfolio of work including multi-family, mixed-use, affordable housing, and senior housing. With expertise developed through the successful completion of thousands of residential units and millions of square feet of space, Jason has a passion for providing safe, livable, desirable, and sustainable communities. His extensive knowledge of building codes and accessibility requirements, honed through experience with jurisdictions throughout the Southeast and beyond, serves as a valuable asset during the project design and construction processes. Internally, he mentors staff and works with the firm’s Team Leaders and Project Managers to develop and implement training activities and quality control measures. As a LEED-accredited professional, Jason has been instrumental in the development and implementation of environmentally responsible strategies on a number of projects. Additionally, Jason is an active member of the Urban Land Institute and supports the design profession through service with the American Institute of Architects.

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Lindsey KretchmanAIA, LEED AP Partner | Team Leader | Architect loves to drink sake while watching anime Read Bio

Lindsey Kretchman, AIA, LEED AP

Partner | Team Leader | Architect

Lindsey works tirelessly to ensure each project is delivered on time, and within budget, and oversees every architectural aspect of the project. With nearly 15 years of experience as a project architect and project manager, she has built an extensive and diverse portfolio including mixed-use developments, office, affordable housing, mixed-income housing, and multi-family residential. Her collaborative work ethic coupled with her drive positions her as a team leader who mentors staff, provides guidance to consultants, and maintains the design vision of her clients.

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Brett PowellAIA, LEED AP BD+C Partner | Practice Leader - Commercial | Architect loves his white tennis shoes Read Bio

Brett Powell, AIA, LEED AP BD+C

Partner | Practice Leader - Commercial | Architect

Brett brings specific and extensive expertise in delivering large, complex projects with many stakeholders and consultants. As the Commercial Practice Leader, he is adept at overseeing all aspects of projects from concept through completion, ensuring all parties understand your vision, expectations, and role in bringing the vision to life. In addition to managing the project team and developing design, Brett ensures that each project moves forward on schedule and within budget.

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Bryan JohnsonAIA Partner | Team Leader | Architect is his best self at the lake Read Bio

Bryan Johnson, AIA

Partner | Team Leader | Architect

Bryan is shaping communities through project management and delivery. As one of the firm’s most tenured project managers, he has managed millions of square feet of new construction and renovation projects during his career including the 1 million-square-foot Peace Raleigh Apartments + Publix, The Residences at Glenwood Place, The Walker, Platform, and North Hills Tower high-rise. In addition to his work with clients, Bryan is a firm believer in elevating the project delivery process. He led our Revit committee to establish the process and workflows that have evolved to what we use today. He has worked to streamline staff production by implementing continuing education opportunities and developing resources for designers across Cline Design.

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Carl WinsteadAIA, NCARB Partner | Chief Experience Officer | Architect wants to be a ski instructor when he grows up Read Bio

Carl Winstead, AIA, NCARB

Partner | Chief Experience Officer | Architect

Carl brings over 32 years of design and construction experience, including 24 years as a business owner, to the team. He has worked with a number of non-profit groups, government agencies, and university leadership on a variety of projects including housing, commercial, office, healthcare, and resorts throughout the US and internationally. He is a skilled team leader, designer, and facilitator with a passion for bringing people together in a collaborative environment to create design solutions that meet clients’ budgets and schedules and provide innovative and effective solutions to fulfill their needs.

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Stephen Pritchard Partner | IT Manager married to a triplet

Stephen Pritchard

Partner | IT Manager

Jason LoucksAIA, NCARB Principal | Team Lead | Architect Read Bio

Jason Loucks, AIA, NCARB

Principal | Team Lead | Architect

During the course of his almost 25-year career, Jason has worked tirelessly to promote innovation through his team and the relationships he has built with his clients. As Principal and Team Lead in the Charlotte office, Jason is passionate about ensuring clients’ visions are actively included in every phase of a project ensuring the design intent and quality of construction are fully executed.

Dan RiderAIA, LEED AP BD+C, GGP Principal | Design Lead | Architect design snob, champion chili cooker Read Bio

Dan Rider, AIA, LEED AP BD+C, GGP

Principal | Design Lead | Architect

Dan has a unique ability to translate design vision into reality while communicating that vision to disparate parties, uniting them through design to imagine spaces that shape communities. His extensive and diverse portfolio includes complex mixed-use, office, and commercial projects.

In addition to his design leadership, Dan is passionate about sustainability. He leads sustainable design efforts for the firm, keeping them apprised of green design trends including LEED, WELLBuilding, and Green Globes.

Michelle MoneySPHR Principal | Human Resources Manager martial arts movie buff

Michelle Money, SPHR

Principal | Human Resources Manager

Logan LuzaderAIA, NCARB Senior Associate | Team Lead | Architect once ate 32 boiled eggs in one hour

Logan Luzader, AIA, NCARB

Senior Associate | Team Lead | Architect

Katie BurkeAIA Principal | Architect | Design Leader classically trained pianist for 14 years

Katie Burke, AIA

Principal | Architect | Design Leader

Martin ChavanneRA, NCARB Senior Associate | Senior Project Designer lived with a ghost for 3 years once

Martin Chavanne, RA, NCARB

Senior Associate | Senior Project Designer

Jill DavisCPSM, LEED GA Senior Associate | Marketing Director rappelled down the 20+ story Hyatt St. Louis…no I didn’t get arrested

Jill Davis, CPSM, LEED GA

Senior Associate | Marketing Director

Allison Schaefer CrewsAIA Senior Associate | Team Lead | Senior Project Manager | Architect traveled to Middle Earth

Allison Schaefer Crews, AIA

Senior Associate | Team Lead | Senior Project Manager | Architect

Andi GuptonAIA Associate | Senior Project Architect likes to collect postcards

Andi Gupton, AIA

Associate | Senior Project Architect

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

Steve Lineberger, AIA

Associate | Senior Architect | Business Development

Whitney SheppardNCIDQ Associate | Raleigh Interiors Manager | Project Manager keep your beagles on a leash

Whitney Sheppard, NCIDQ

Associate | Raleigh Interiors Manager | Project Manager

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

Lee Starke, NCIDQ

Associate | Interior Designer | Project Manager

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

Ana Cristina Acosta-Figg, AIA

Associate | Project Architect

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

Kevin Williams

Associate | Senior Project Designer

Elliot BuffPLA, LEED AP Associate | Raleigh Landscape Architect Team Leader aspires to be one of the four horsemen

Elliot Buff, PLA, LEED AP

Associate | Raleigh Landscape Architect Team Leader

Denise HoffmanNCIDQ Associate | Charlotte Interiors Manager ice cream connoisseur

Denise Hoffman, NCIDQ

Associate | Charlotte Interiors Manager

Robin Kullberg Associate | Chief Financial Officer yogi

Robin Kullberg

Associate | Chief Financial Officer

David BrownPLA, LEED AP Raleigh Land Planning Team Leader | Senior Project Manager | Landscape Architect

David Brown, PLA, LEED AP

Raleigh Land Planning Team Leader | Senior Project Manager | Landscape Architect

Patrick KennedyAIA Architect | Senior Project Manager

Patrick Kennedy, AIA

Architect | Senior Project Manager

Audrey Krenitsky Senior Project Manager

Audrey Krenitsky

Senior Project Manager

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

Ashley May, AIA

Senior Project Architect

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

Kelly Reno

Brand Manager

Kathy Roush Senior Staff Accountant “The Bachelor” binge watcher

Kathy Roush

Senior Staff Accountant

Natalie Alexander Communications Manager has been pied in the face on Slime Time Live

Natalie Alexander

Communications Manager

Victoria Ellison Financial Coordinator almost fell off a cliff when ziplining in Honduras

Victoria Ellison

Financial Coordinator

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

Luis Guevara, Associate AIA

Project Designer

Caroline LawsonRA, NCARB, LEED GA Architect starts everyday with a poptart

Caroline Lawson, RA, NCARB, LEED GA

Architect

Don Nicholas Architect eats really fast, faster than Orlando

Don Nicholas

Architect

Haley KennedyNCIDQ Senior Interior Designer ain’t nobody like a homebody

Haley Kennedy, NCIDQ

Senior Interior Designer

Jim Glugla loving the salt life

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 Manager lover of tiny things

Scottie Littlewood

Furniture Manager

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

Victoria Pike

Designer

Shawn Michael Designer welcome to the party, pal!

Shawn Michael

Designer

Ashley Thayer Project Manager OG of WFH

Ashley Thayer

Project Manager

Bang LeAIA Project Architect Nonnative Appalachian American. Nigh 12 stones and 2 ell with a hint of nước chấm.

Bang Le, AIA

Project Architect

Ryan Landis Designer runs on coffee and 90's music

Ryan Landis

Designer

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

Jennifer Kline-Cagle, NCIDQ

Interior Designer | Project Manager

Corey Albrecht Designer | BIM Coordinator sour beer connoisseur

Corey Albrecht

Designer | BIM Coordinator

Taylor Pelzel Designer Lucille Ball is her patronus

Taylor Pelzel

Designer

Marina KyteNCIDQ Interior Designer III has donated her hair 6 times

Marina Kyte, NCIDQ

Interior Designer III

Kiersten Karch Designer campfires and peppermint patty smores

Kiersten Karch

Designer

Kelly SynnottRA Project Architect is crub

Kelly Synnott, RA

Project Architect

Brittain Allison Landscape Designer III might take out the wraith tonight

Brittain Allison

Landscape Designer III

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

Kendal Walker Designer

Kendal Walker

Designer

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

Elizabeth Thariyan

Project Manager

Jon Oberheim Designer still thinks he's growing

Jon Oberheim

Designer

Madi CannonNCIDQ Interior Designer | Junior Project Manager my dog almost tripped Adam Sandler once

Madi Cannon, NCIDQ

Interior Designer | Junior Project Manager

Chance Williams Designer lives for one meal at a time

Chance Williams

Designer

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

Nathalie Slobodiuk Designer my two huskies are having a “Viking Wedding” this fall [2021]

Nathalie Slobodiuk

Designer

Phillip Chapman Designer

Phillip Chapman

Designer

Tim Georghiou Systems Administrator was part of a royal Ugandan wedding

Tim Georghiou

Systems Administrator

Jenna HorriganLEED BD+C Project Manager | Architect

Jenna Horrigan, LEED BD+C

Project Manager | Architect

Fritz Ababio Designer can't survive a day without music, forget food!

Fritz Ababio

Designer

Ellis Hudson Interior Designer loves maps

Ellis Hudson

Interior Designer

Miranda Dechant Interior Designer

Miranda Dechant

Interior Designer

Tim GriffinLEED AP BD+C Designer former zamboni driver at the local ice arena

Tim Griffin, LEED AP BD+C

Designer

Alyssa Allen Interior Designer | Junior Project Manager

Alyssa Allen

Interior Designer | Junior Project Manager

Sylwia Panek Designer spent a day on a movie set as an extra

Sylwia Panek

Designer

Libby Pelzel Designer has a life goal to own a 80lb Parmigiano-Reggiano cheese wheel

Libby Pelzel

Designer

Rachel North Designer 1 crunchwrap supreme combo, no tomatoes with a Baja Blast, extra fire sauce please

Rachel North

Designer

Jonna Roy Raleigh Office Coordinator

Jonna Roy

Raleigh Office Coordinator

Kellam Gaddy HR Coordinator

Kellam Gaddy

HR Coordinator

Darrin Williams Project Architect

Darrin Williams

Project Architect

Daniel Richard Project Architect

Daniel Richard

Project Architect

Lindsay FallertAIA Project Architect showchoir camps of America alumna

Lindsay Fallert, AIA

Project Architect

Alexandra Wagner Designer

Alexandra Wagner

Designer

Kelly Harris Interior Designer

Kelly Harris

Interior Designer

Robert Sims Designer a jack of all trades

Robert Sims

Designer

Courtney Cox Designer not the actress, but I do have friends and will be there for you

Courtney Cox

Designer

Eric WolfeASLA Landscape Architect | Senior Designer

Eric Wolfe, ASLA

Landscape Architect | Senior Designer

Mark Delpierre Designer

Mark Delpierre

Designer

Ruth Anne Schelfe Procurement Manager Diet Coke…NEVER coffee!

Ruth Anne Schelfe

Procurement Manager

Nathan HayesRA Project Architect

Nathan Hayes, RA

Project Architect

Sobieslaw Fedyk Project Designer

Sobieslaw Fedyk

Project Designer

Neha BaraskarLEED AP ND Urban Designer loves all things Bollywood, tacos and travelling!

Neha Baraskar, LEED AP ND

Urban Designer

Steve Wood Accounting Coordinator

Steve Wood

Accounting Coordinator

Kelsey Harris Charlotte Office Coordinator

Kelsey Harris

Charlotte Office Coordinator

Jeff Lape Landscape Architect

Jeff Lape

Landscape Architect

Nate Carter Designer

Nate Carter

Designer

Blair Steinmetz Designer

Blair Steinmetz

Designer

Susan Price Interior Designer | Project Manager once ate kangaroo and went scuba diving in The Great Barrier Reef... not at the same time!

Susan Price

Interior Designer | Project Manager

Ryan Smith Designer

Ryan Smith

Designer

Tia Garrison Designer drives a Kia, likes Chia

Tia Garrison

Designer

Tyler Campbell Landscape Designer

Tyler Campbell

Landscape Designer

Abeer IbrahimAssociate AIA Designer

Abeer Ibrahim, Associate AIA

Designer

Amer Maroun Construction Administrator

Amer Maroun

Construction Administrator

Dominic Hannah IT Support Technician

Dominic Hannah

IT Support Technician

Michael Miles Designer

Michael Miles

Designer

Fang Zhou Accounting Coordinator

Fang Zhou

Accounting Coordinator

Ana Fernandez Procurement Assistant

Ana Fernandez

Procurement Assistant

Bekah Summa Interior Designer

Bekah Summa

Interior Designer

Jeffrey Daniels Landscape Designer

Jeffrey Daniels

Landscape Designer

Matthew Robinson Designer

Matthew Robinson

Designer

Caylin Prillaman Interior Designer

Caylin Prillaman

Interior Designer

Sheldon ClarkAIA, NCARB Senior Project Designer

Sheldon Clark, AIA, NCARB

Senior Project Designer

Glen DealPLA Sr. Land Planning Project Manager

Glen Deal, PLA

Sr. Land Planning Project Manager