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Steven Montgomery AIA, LEED AP

Steve explores ideas to make environments more responsive to the different ways people experience their surroundings, then finds practical ways to carry out those concepts. As an Accessibility Specialist, Steve reviews multifamily housing plans and construction sites for compliance with Fair Housing Act accessibility standards. A background in design supports his approach for recommending reasonable …

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Deborah Talamantez

“Marketing plans and executes external communications for quality and consistency while internally we encourage staff investment in LCM’s projects and mission. Reliable messaging ensures everyone can identify opportunities for accessibility, universal design, and architecture services.” Deborah is LCM’s Director of Business Development and Marketing. She has 20 years of experience across a broad range of …

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Elizabeth Zaverdas, LEED AP BD+C

“The path towards a more inclusive and sustainable society begins with making places and programs more accessible to people of all abilities and backgrounds.” Liz leads LCM’s higher education and government/public accessibility consulting practice. Throughout her 30 year architecture career, Liz has concentrated on accessibility and sustainability.  From multifamily housing projects to college campuses, she …

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Mary Beth Armstrong

“I have the same philosophy for life and work: always grow. I’ve been fortunate to find a good balance by exploring personal interests, acquiring skills, and following my passion to help others.” In 2016 Mary Beth joined LCM as Accounts Receivable/Collections Specialist and has become the firm’s first Contract Manager. With a strong background in …

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Katherine Susmilch, AIA, CMCA, AMS, PCAM

“Approaching clients as partners in the process of identifying their unique needs and priorities is the key to finding the right strategic solutions to their concerns.” A versatile licensed architect, Kate has 20 years of experience in the building and real estate industries as a business owner, architect of record, owner’s representative, managing architect, team …

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Ana Berdizza

Seeing the company grow while keeping its character as a close-knit, collaborative group of creative and compassionate individuals has been my greatest reward. Ana is primarily responsible for accounts payable and receivable at LCM, although she has performed every administrative task to keep the business running smoothly since joining the firm in 2005. She remains …

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Alastair (Alec) Thornton, AIA

“To create spaces from nothing requires collaboration from numerous disciplines; architecture is the successful result of that collaboration.” Alec’s thoughtful design philosophy favors an honest expression of building materials to clearly convey a sense of a building’s structure and components. A keen eye for proportions and color, strong technical knowledge, and efficiency are among the …

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Josef K. Kucera

“Treating people as I would want to be treated inspires my work to ensure that people with and without disabilities have fair and equitable access to safe living places.” Trained as an architect, Joe is experienced in all aspects of the building industry – from code analysis and shop drawing review to permit processing and …

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Todd Douglas, AIA, LEED AP

“Sustainable and universal design concepts are natural and obvious components of good design. Routinely integrating them in the creative process is just sensible practice.” As a design leader at LCM, Todd brings the same dedication, versatility, and hard work to architecture that he displayed as a college decathlete. Well-rounded, and a prime example of left …

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Robert Zimmerman

  “My work focuses on the essential societal challenge of making all aspects of daily living accessible to everyone, including people with disabilities.” Bob joined LCM in 2007 with over 30 years of architectural experience. He blends strategic leadership and unflagging field experience to manage and execute complex, multi-phased projects. A versatile professional, Bob manages …

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