Dave has over 30 years of commercial architectural experience, and has been President of DPA since its incorporation in 1999. He has successfully completed over a thousand restaurant and retail projects throughout the U.S, assisting clients with freestanding new builds, shopping center fit-ups, and renovations for corporate and franchised locations. He provides a complete range of architectural and construction administration services, which are customized to fit each client’s needs. Dave’s expertise lies in his ability to build relationships with his clients and assemble successful teams to provide seamless guidance through the construction process, from prototype development to project completion.

  • Bachelor of Science in Architecture
    College of Architecture + Environmental Design
    Kent State University, Kent, Ohio


  • Registered Architect – Ohio
    Currently registered in 39 states


  • Corner Bakery
    • External design consultant for all corporate and franchised locations
    • Architectural services on new and renovated restaurants
  • Shuckin' Shack
    • Full design for prototype development, construction documents, ongoing project management for franchise oyster bar
  • La Madeleine Restaurants
    • Prototype development, 5 new and renovated franchise and corporate restaurants
  • Bar-B-Cutie Smokehouse
    • Prototype development, new restaurant locations in Texas
  • TJ Maxx/Marshalls/HomeGoods
    • 50+ retail locations throughout the U.S.
  • New Balance Stores
    • New and renovated retail locations
  • Bruegger's Bagel Bakeries
    • New and renovated franchise and corporate restaurants
  • Woodhouse Day Spa
    • Prototype development, 11 franchised retail locations throughout the U.S.
  • Pet Supplies Plus, Stride Rite Retail, Things Remembered, American Greetings
    • New and renovated multi-unit rollouts throughout the U.S.
  • Flair Management
    • Multiple office renovations
  • Flash Retail Services
    • Multiple corporate renovations throughout the U.S.
  • Buffalo Wings and Rings/Port City Java
  • Flaming Amy’s Bowl
  • Ashley Furniture
  • Kent State University

    Multiple projects

  • Developer Based Projects for WP Realty, Stark Enterprises, Edens & Avant
  • Developers Diversified Realty

    Multiple commercial retail projects

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