Expertise

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.

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

    1981

  • Registered Architect – Ohio
    Currently registered in 33 states

    1983

Experience
  • Woodhouse Day Spa

    Prototype development, 11 franchised retail locations throughout the U.S.

  • La Madeleine Restaurants

    Prototype development, 5 new and renovated franchise and corporate restaurants

  • Bar-B-Cutie Smokehouse

    Prototype development, new restaurant locations in Texas

  • Bruegger’s Bagel Bakeries

    New and renovated franchise and corporate restaurants

  • New Balance Stores

    New and renovated retail locations

  • Pet Supplies Plus, Stride Rite Retail, Things Remembered, American Greetings

    New and renovated multi-unit rollouts throughout the U.S.

  • TJ Maxx/Marshalls/Homegoods

    25+ retail locations 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