OUR PEOPLE

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Meet The Randall-Paulson Team

Our people are driven by a culture of collaboration and commitment to creating spaces clients love. Our client-focused approach delivers creative design solutions through our expertise and experiences.

Meet Alex

Alex S. Paulson

Alex S. Paulson

President

Alex has over thirty years of experience in design, production of contract documents, and administration of construction contracts with a primary project focus in retail, office, mixed-use, and special commercial projects. He has been responsible for the design and renovation of several award-winning retail shops, neighborhood retail centers, and childcare facilities.

Alex is a member of the Urban Land Institute, International Council of Shopping Centers, the Roswell Historic Preservation Commission, the Historic Roswell Alliance, Roswell CVB, and the Holy Transfiguration Parish Council. He served on the City of Milton Design Review Board, responsible for the preservation and perpetuation of the rural commercial communities that are within the limits of the City of Milton, and the Fulton County Design Review Board, instrumental in the architectural design approval for the Birmingham and Crabapple Crossroads developments.

Meet Aliza

Aliza Gray

Aliza Gray

Junior Project Leader

Aliza is a graduate of the Georgia Institute of Technology, Masters of Architecture program. She contributes to all phases of projects including designing, modeling, and production of construction documents. Aliza is a passionate designer who is consistently seeking ways to expand her knowledge and skillset to address the challenges ahead.

Meet Amanda

Amanda Hobbs

Amanda Hobbs

Studio Assistant

Amanda supports the architectural, interior design, and administrative staff. She is responsible for processing & maintaining shop drawing records, contracts and proposals, field reports & pay applications, organizing site visit photos, document coordination, and other job-related correspondence.

Meet Angelique

Angelique Hubert

Angelique Hubert

Project Leader

Angelique brings more than twelve years of design experience with various project types including hospitality, residential, retail, educational, and healthcare design. As Project Leader, she is responsible for coordinating projects through all stages of design and project completion. Angelique effectively coordinates complex projects and has the ability to communicate design intent between owner, client, and consultants successfully.

In her free time, Angelique enjoys spending time with her family and traveling.  She loves the ocean, the Caribbean scene, taking cruises, and all things boat-related.

Meet Ben

Ben Trusty

Ben Trusty

Industrial Sector Leader

Ben has more than twelve years of design experience, focusing on industrial distribution, manufacturing, and cold storage facility design. He is responsible for managing projects through all stages of design and project completion. Ben effectively coordinates complex projects and has the ability to see design issues in the digital landscape prior to construction. He specializes in tilt-up and insulated metal panel design. Ben offers expert knowledge of construction materials recognizing the pros and cons of each during the selection process for the best project outcome.

In addition to project-related responsibilities, Ben is the BIM Manager for RPA; overseeing others for Revit training and utilizing new features for increased productivity.

Meet Brenton

Brenton Klopp

Brenton Klopp

Senior 3D Specialist/Certified Drone Pilot

Brenton is a Senior 3D specialist and works closely with the design team to create project renderings, videos, and animations. Brenton has nine years of experience and understands the many aspects of design and building production. He has helped implement new programs and design approaches including our visualization services. Brenton leads our internal visualization studio, Studio 4.0.

Meet Brian

Brian Petelle

Brian Petelle

Senior Project Leader

Brian is an experienced architectural designer and project coordinator in the construction industry. His education and experience has provided him the knowledge and real-world application to meet and exceed the professional demands of various clients and types of projects. Brian has more than ten years of experience in the field of architecture and construction, and understands all aspects that a project entails from schematic design to project closeout.  Brian has worked on various project types from new construction, renovations, and rebranding. Project types include Residential, Religious, Commercial, Retail, Industrial, Government, and Healthcare.

As a Senior Project Leader at RPA, Brian is responsible for the project from design to final punch list.  He is responsible for project coordination with the client, contractors, and consultants on a daily basis.  Some of Brian’s additional responsibilities include client meetings, bidding, site visits, field reports, pay applications,  internal quality control, and scratch bidding.

Brian is a member of NCARB (National Council of Architectural Registration Boards).

Meet Daniela

Daniela Rey

Daniela Rey

Project Leader

Daniela is a graduate of Savannah College of Art and Design. She is working towards getting licensed and utilizing her learning to grow her leadership and communication skills within the Firm. She effectively manages industrial projects from inception through project closeout.

Her goal is to push elegance and modernity through simplicity for warehouse design. She has taken interest in childcare design and has produced construction documents for prototype re-designs as well as participated in construction administration.

Her passion towards art, design and composition has led her to work with Randall Paulson’s marketing team to assist with social media. She is eager to continue expanding her horizons while embracing the beauty found in the process.

Meet David

David Dreher

David Dreher

Senior Project Leader

David has eight years of experience focusing on industrial, distribution, and cold storage facilities. As a Project Leader, He is responsible for coordinating projects from pre-design stages through project completion. David is able to coordinate complex projects and communicate design intents between owner, client, and engineers. With his experience and attention to detail he is able to see design issues prior to construction helping projects stay on track and to ensure the highest level of quality is achieved on every project.

Meet David

David Krogh

David Krogh

Senior Project Architect

David has over twelve years of design experience, focusing on industrial, manufacturing and distribution facility design. He is responsible for coordinating projects through all stages of design and project completion. David effectively coordinates complex projects and has the ability to communicate design intent between owner, client, and consultants successfully. Specialization in tilt-up construction and insulated metal panels design, he recognizes the issues and details associated with these building types. As a LEED AP, he is mindful of the design and how it impacts the environment and people’s lives.

Meet Devanshi

Devanshi Kesaria

Devanshi Kesaria

Graduate Designer II

Devanshi holds a graduate degree from the Georgia Institute of Technology. She started as a Summer Intern, and after graduation, she accepted a full-time position at Randall-Paulson. Devanshi’s focus is working and assisting on projects in our Healthcare and Government Sectors. She contributes to all phases of projects including production of construction documents. She is a dedicated designer who looks forward to continuing to expand her knowledge and skill set in multiple markets.

Meet Erik

Erik Graves

Erik Graves

Graduate Designer II

Erik graduated with his Bachelor of Architecture from Southern Polytechnic State University (KSU). Erik has design experience working on various project types including restaurant, residential, hospitality, and commercial projects. Erik’s current focus is on projects in RPA’s Industrial Sector.

Meet Heather

Heather Campbell

Heather Campbell

Interiors Sector Leader

Heather has over 17 years of experience in Interior Design with a broad range of project experience including office, medical, dental, and childcare.  As lead Interior Designer at Randall-Paulson, she oversees projects from start to finish, helps coordinate project teams, supports her fellow Interior Designers in the studio, and actively pursues new opportunities to grow RPA’s reach.  Heather is also an active member of NAIOP, IIDA, and CREW.

Meet Hoa

Hoa Dang

Hoa Dang

Senior Project Leader

Hoa has been with Randall-Paulson Architects for over ten years. Starting with an internship position to Senior Project Leader, he has been working on large and small retail shopping centers, Publix Super Markets canopies, and office buildings. Hoa is synergic with the design team and a collaborative coordinator with engineers.

Hoa holds a Bachelor of Architecture from Southern Polytechnic State University and is currently studying for the ARE. He moved to the United States with his family in 1994 and is bilingual – Vietnamese and English.

Meet Jamie

Jamie Guzick

Jamie Guzick

Project Architect

Jamie has been at Randall-Paulson since graduating from the University of Tennessee, College of Architecture + Design. She has consistently produced and managed a variety of projects including healthcare, office, tenant improvements, industrial, distribution, and manufacturing in all project stages. She is experienced in design, construction drawings, ComCheck energy analysis, LEED and sustainable construction, permitting, shop drawing review, pay application approval, RFI’s, final punch, Adobe Photoshop graphics, interior finish, and furniture selection.

Jamie continues to expand the leadership skills she honed during college within Randall-Paulson as well as our community outreach events including the annual Atlanta CANstruction competition. Working in collaboration with PES Structural Engineers, we have won four awards and more than 18,000 cans of food were collected and donated to the Atlanta Community Food Bank.

Meet Janet

Janet Ellis-Whaley

Janet Ellis-Whaley

Senior Project Leader

Janet has twenty-nine years’ experience overseeing schematic design, design development, managing contract documents, and project specifications.  As a Senior Project Leader, she is responsible for coordinating and overseeing projects from conception to completion. Janet is well versed in the administration of construction contracts for a variety of building types.

Meet Jason

Jason Seol

Jason Seol

Project Leader

Jason is a graduate of Southern Polytechnic State University. At RPA he is managing all project types and phases from conceptual design through construction document production and project completion. Jason has experience coordinating with project managers and engineers throughout at all project stages. He also has experience coordinating with city and county plan reviewers during the permitting process. Jason is a LEED Accredited Professional and applies his experience in a holistic approach to energy-efficient and sustainable building design.

Meet Jeff

Jeff Zollinger

Jeff Zollinger

Senior Project Leader

Jeff has more than 10 years of experience working in a variety of roles, from initial client input meetings to on-site construction administration. As Senior Project Leader, Jeff is responsible for the coordination and completion of details ranging from pre-design to the finish punch list. He works closely with the civil, mechanical, structural and electrical engineers to see that all requirements are met for each individual project.

Jeff is an active volunteer with Sunshine on a Ranney Day (SOARD) which provides room and bathroom makeover to disabled kids in need. He also enjoys serving the community by volunteering with local STEM programs to teach and educate about Architecture. He also serves in his local church which provides a wide range of service opportunities.

Meet Jeffery

Jeffery Osei-Yaw

Jeffery Osei-Yaw

Graduate Designer II

Jeffery is a graduate of Southern Polytechnic State University. He has experience working on projects of all scales ranging from expansive power plants and stadiums to car dealerships and mixed-use projects. He works in all project phases and contributes to a wide spectrum of tasks including design and producing construction documents. Jeffery is a detail-focused designer and enjoys working with clients to meet their needs.

Meet Jesse

Jesse Fosson

Jesse Fosson

Project Leader

Jesse Fosson, a Savannah native, has more than six years of design experience. He has a demonstrated history working in the interior design, architecture, and construction industry focusing specifically in hospitality, corporate office, industrial, & healthcare designs. Jesse is known for his creative use of modern yet timeless sophisticated aesthetic. He exudes a strong, outgoing professional charisma and brings this enthusiasm into every project.

Meet John

John Stantz

John Stantz

Associate | Studio Director

John has over thirty years of experience in the construction industry, with fifteen-plus years of design experience, focusing primarily on industrial / manufacturing and distribution facility design. As Studio Director, he is responsible for and has an overview of all sectors of work in the office. John effectively coordinates diverse project teams with complex projects and has the ability and experience to organize and disseminate large amounts of information to and between client, consultant, contractor and RPA staff.
With a specialization in tilt-up construction, he understands the issues associated with tilt, is knowledgeable in all aspects of and continues to push the design limits inherent to this building typology. As a LEED AP BD+C, he is on the leading edge of the sustainable movement and is well versed in the various aspects of high-performance building technology. As an Associate in the firm, John takes a lead role in not only ensuring continued high client satisfaction but also in growing RPA’s client base.
Outside of the office, John’s primary creative outlet is exploring color and texture as an abstract artist. In addition to painting, his other creative pursuits include photography, furniture design, music, and writing.

Meet Kelsey

Kelsey Petty

Kelsey Petty

Project Leader | Junior 3D Specialist

Kelsey has more than five years of experience working on commercial architecture and interior design projects. She has experience working on a broad range of project types, however, her specialty is corporate office. Kelsey’s office design philosophy is to create an environment of extreme functionality that simultaneously inspires creativity & invigorates its inhabitants. In addition to interior design, she is a key player in RPA’s Visualization Studio, producing interior renderings, animations, and marketing content. Modern minimalist meets chill bohemian describes her favorite design aesthetic.

Meet Kimball

Kimball Hansard

Kimball Hansard

Graduate Designer II

Kimball is a graduate of Mississippi State University School of Architecture. After graduation, she accepted a full-time position at Randall-Paulson working and assisting on projects in our Industrial Sector. She contributes to all phases of projects including production of construction documents. Kimball is a dedicated designer who looks forward to actively expanding her knowledge and skill set. In her free time, Kimball enjoys traveling and spending time outdoors hiking on the weekends.

Meet Korleigh

Korleigh Ivie

Korleigh Ivie

Marketing Manager

Korleigh has worked in Architectural design firms her entire professional career leading marketing, business development and public relations. As Marketing Manager, she applies her creative skills and analytic expertise to craft and implement forward-thinking strategies for the firm. She brings a fresh approach, high energy and a unique perspective focusing on what the firm has to offer.

Meet Logan

Logan LaDart

Logan LaDart

Staff Accountant

Logan graduated from the University of Louisiana at Monroe and is a Certified Public Accountant. He is responsible for accounts payable, accounts receivable, payroll, billing, and ad hoc accounting tasks.

Meet Marcus

Marcus Mello

Marcus Mello

Associate | Senior Project Architect

Marcus has over 20 years of experience in architecture with a focus on mixed-use and retail projects. He is the Senior Project Architect responsible for overseeing all commercial projects from feasibility studies, concept design through completion. He has been involved in a variety of project types, like master planning, breweries, hotels, mall retrofits, mixed-use developments in walkable communities. He has valuable experience in historically sensitive areas.

As the Studio Designer, Marcus passion for good design and creative solutions is a source for the entire studio. An avid sketcher, his pencil drawings and watercolors are often the medium he uses to convey his ideas. He believes good design is also sustainable and healthy. A LEED AP BD+C accredited professional, Marcus has been a US Green Building Council member since 2007.

Actively involved in the community, Marcus was part of the Advisory Committee for the City of Roswell Historic District Masterplan and has been a longtime member of the City of Roswell Design Review Board.

Meet Rachel

Rachel Caldwell

Rachel Caldwell

Studio Assistant

Rachel supports the architectural, interior design, and administrative staff. She is responsible for processing & maintaining shop drawing records, preparing & distributing transmittals, organizing site visit photos, field reports & pay applications, document coordination and other job-related correspondence.

Meet Rob

Rob Capps

Rob Capps

Project Leader

Rob is a graduate from the University of Tennessee, College of Architecture and Design. He has been with Randall-Paulson Architects for 6 years and specializes in the Industrial Sector. His projects range from speculative warehouse, cold storage facilities, and built-to-suit storage and manufacturing facilities.

He enjoys the industrial building type and working with concrete and steel to create unique and pleasing aesthetics to support his client’s vision. Rob’s strength is project management and he takes pride in seeing every project reach successful completion.

Meet Robert

Robert Coons

Robert Coons

Secretary | Treasurer | Director of Finance

Robert oversees and manages all financial aspects of Randall-Paulson Architects. He is a graduate of Kent State University and has more than 30 years of experience – all in the architecture and interior design field.

Meet Sabrina

Sabrina Heard

Sabrina Heard

Associate | Office Manager | Executive Assistant

Sabrina has over twenty years of administrative experience with seventeen of those years in the Architectural Industry.  She is an Associate in the firm and has earned her Society for Design Administration (SDA) Fellowship.

In her role at RPA, she oversees administration operations for the firm.  Within that role, she is the contract administrator and office manager.  Throughout her tenure in the company, she has worked with marketing, finance, project administration, strategic planning, and leadership.  She is the Executive Assistant to the Principals of RPA and helps to maintain the Open-Book Management philosophy of the firm’s culture.

Outside of the Firm, she has served on a National Level for SDA, a local level for SDA, and many committee positions.  She also volunteers for the Boy Scouts, Girl Scouts, and many more.

Meet Tess

Tess Rieger

Tess Rieger

Project Leader

A native of Georgia, Tess received her Bachelors of Architecture from Louisiana State University. Specializing in healthcare design, Tess has more than five years of experience working on projects ranging in scale from small healthcare/office renovations to substantial ground up hospital towers. Through design, she has sought to provide medical staff and patients with an elevated, transformative experience in healthcare environments.

She utilizes strategic thinking and decision making to execute highly functional, detail-oriented projects within budget.

As project leader, she is actively involved in developing each phase of design including schematic design, design development, production of contract documents, and construction administration. Her responsibilities also include programming, space planning, selection of finishes and furniture specification.

Tess currently serves as the membership chair for the Women in Healthcare Georgia Chapter during their inaugural year.

Meet Tim

Tim Engelbert

Tim Engelbert

Senior Project Leader

Tim has more than eight years of experience working on various types of projects. Tim’s project focus has ranged from healthcare projects and childcare facilities to retail malls and government projects. As a Senior Project Leader, Tim successfully manages and coordinates all project stages. He has led RPA in the ever-evolving technology trends that are entrenched in architecture.

Meet Tyler

Tyler Atkins

Tyler Atkins

Junior Project Leader

Tyler is a graduate of the Virginia Tech School of Architecture + Design. He has experience working on various types of projects including government, healthcare, commercial, and residential. Tyler conducts work in all phases of a project, from early schematic planning to construction administration.  At RPA, he assists the industrial and healthcare sectors focusing on design and construction documentation while pursuing the skills necessary to become an effective licensed Architect.

A Tribute to our founding Principal

Michael B. Randall

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