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Gary ClineAIA | NCARB President | Managing Principal Eagle Scout - Architecture - President Read Bio

Gary Cline, AIA | NCARB

President | Managing Principal

Gary has over 33 years of experience in the architectural profession and the management of a design firm. As the Founding Principal and President of Cline Design, Gary is responsible for business management and development, while serving as Principal-in-Charge for many of the firm’s larger projects.

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 25 years of sustainability and success.

John FeltonAIA | NCARB Senior Principal | Director of Design collects sombreros Read Bio

John Felton, AIA | NCARB

Senior Principal | Director of Design

John has over 29 years of experience including 20 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.

Michael MesnardAIA | LEED AP BD+C Senior Principal | Director of Commercial and Interior Design thespian Read Bio

Michael Mesnard, AIA | LEED AP BD+C

Senior Principal | Director of Commercial and Interior Design

Michael has over 23 years of experience (18 at Cline Design Associates) as a director, architect, and project manager in retail, office, industrial, institutional, and corporate facilities. His knowledge, understanding and participation in the development of numerous design projects has given him the ability to take design concepts, budgets and schedules safely through the construction process. By gathering information, listening to the needs of the owners and users, facilitating open communication and understanding the unique circumstances of the project.

As the Director of Commercial and Interior Design, Michael oversees each project team and ensures all projects maintain design integrity and are completed on time and within budget.

AFFILIATIONS
American Institute of Architects
US Green Building Council
Downtown Raleigh Alliance
ICSC
Raleigh Chamber of Commerce
NAIOP

LICENSING
North Carolina
Ohio

Michael LattnerASLA Senior Principal | Director of Land Planning should have been a cowboy Read Bio

Michael Lattner, ASLA

Senior Principal | Director of Land Planning

Michael has over 35 years of Land Planning and Landscape Architectural experience. His expertise is diverse in the areas of planning including master planning large-scale developments, site planning small tracts, site analysis, feasibility studies, due diligence, rezoning and landscape architecture. He carries an understanding of the complexities of development and takes a realistic approach to design that promotes community and aesthetically relevant solutions.

As the Director of Planning for the firm, Michael manages a team of project managers and landscape architects, overseeing the design direction and integrity of Land Planning and Landscape Architecture projects. He actively mentors NC State University students and teaches a summer program at NC State University titled “The Office” to upper class men and graduate student at the School of Design.

Affiliations
American Society of Landscape Architects
Downtown Raleigh Alliance
The Greater Raleigh Chamber of Commerce
US Green Building Council

Licensing
North Carolina
South Carolina
Tennessee
Maryland
Indiana
Michigan
Pennsylvania

Cari JonesAIA, NCARB Senior Principal | Director of Housing Denver, DC, Miami, Vienna, Raleigh Read Bio

Cari Jones, AIA, NCARB

Senior Principal | Director of Housing

Cari has over 25 years of architectural experience. With a passion for providing quality housing and mixed-use design solutions, Cari works with clients to create thoughtful, contextual communities. As the Director of Housing, she is responsible for managing several project managers, as well as overseeing the design process for housing projects in the firm and principal-in-charge for multiple multifamily projects from design inception to construction completion.

 

John WoodASLA, LEED AP Principal, Landscape Architect gazelle

John Wood, ASLA, LEED AP

Principal, Landscape Architect

Jason LettieAIA, LEED AP BD+C Principal | Architect dapper by day, renegade biker by night

Jason Lettie, AIA, LEED AP BD+C

Principal | Architect

Doug GranadeAIA, LEED AP | NCARB Principal | Architect street bikes and craft beers

Doug Granade, AIA, LEED AP | NCARB

Principal | Architect

Stephen Pritchard Principal | IT Manager knows how to reel in the chicken of the sea

Stephen Pritchard

Principal | IT Manager

Brett PowellAIA, LEED AP BD+C Associate Principal | Senior Project Manager loves his white tennis shoes

Brett Powell, AIA, LEED AP BD+C

Associate Principal | Senior Project Manager

Orlando PizarroAIA, LEED AP Senior Associate | Architect from Florida, but not Orlando

Orlando Pizarro, AIA, LEED AP

Senior Associate | Architect

Jim ComptonAIA, LEED AP Senior Associate | Senior Project Manager crowd-surfed once at a concert in Prague

Jim Compton, AIA, LEED AP

Senior Associate | Senior Project Manager

Janet MountcastleASLA, LEED Green Associate Associate | Landscape Architect | Senior Project Manager suffers from Zumba Fever

Janet Mountcastle, ASLA, LEED Green Associate

Associate | Landscape Architect | Senior Project Manager

Dan RiderLEED AP BD+C, GGP Associate | Project Designer design snob, champion chili cooker

Dan Rider, LEED AP BD+C, GGP

Associate | Project Designer

Jason GableAIA Architect eats chicken every day for lunch

Jason Gable, AIA

Architect

Bryan JohnsonBryan Johnson, Associate | Project Architect hates condiments

Bryan Johnson, Bryan Johnson,

Associate | Project Architect

Jessica Urso Associate | Marketing Manager can't knock the hustle

Jessica Urso

Associate | Marketing Manager

Kelly Reno Marketing Coordinator lived in Wales, not like Jonah did

Kelly Reno

Marketing Coordinator

Jackie McCrory Associate | Senior Project Manager tacos!

Jackie McCrory

Associate | Senior Project Manager

Anne BradleyNCIDQ Associate | Interior Designer | Senior Project Manager je parle français

Anne Bradley, NCIDQ

Associate | Interior Designer | Senior Project Manager

Melissa EnglesNCIDQ Interior Designer | Project Manager used to be a Canadian hockey star..eh

Melissa Engles, NCIDQ

Interior Designer | Project Manager

Heidi Northcutt Intern Architect born and raised in Cairo and is a licensed sky diver

Heidi Northcutt

Intern Architect

Lee LewisIIDA Interior Designer is part owner of a billboard company

Lee Lewis, IIDA

Interior Designer

Whitney SheppardNCIDQ Interior Designer keep your beagles on a leash

Whitney Sheppard, NCIDQ

Interior Designer

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

Ana Cristina Acosta-Figg, AIA

Project Architect

Andi GuptonAIA Project Architect likes to collect postcards

Andi Gupton, AIA

Project Architect

James McWhorter IIIAIA Project Architect free the heel, free the soul

James McWhorter III, AIA

Project Architect

Lindsey KretchmanAIA, LEED AP Architect loves to drink sake while watching anime

Lindsey Kretchman, AIA, LEED AP

Architect

Logan LuzaderLEED AP BD+C Intern Architect once ate 32 boiled eggs in one hour

Logan Luzader, LEED AP BD+C

Intern Architect

Kevin Williams Intern Architect wrestled a shark on the shores of the Outer Banks

Kevin Williams

Intern Architect

Nicole Hatjioannou Intern Architect has a photograph collection of her feet to remember where she’s traveled!

Nicole Hatjioannou

Intern Architect

Luis GuevaraAssociate AIA Intern Architect this guy used to have long blonde hair

Luis Guevara, Associate AIA

Intern Architect

Kendal Walker Intern Architect NC native

Kendal Walker

Intern Architect

Martin Chavanne Intern Architect rock star, started a band at 12 years old

Martin Chavanne

Intern Architect

Kevin HuntAIA Intern Architect ear wiggler

Kevin Hunt, AIA

Intern Architect

Marcus JohnsonLEED AP BD+C Intern Architect Olympic gold medalist in synchronized backwards ice skating

Marcus Johnson, LEED AP BD+C

Intern Architect

Don Nicholas Intern Architect eats really fast, faster than Orlando

Don Nicholas

Intern Architect

Zachary SunderlandAssoc. AIA Intern Architect Dreadlocks and Bob Marley

Zachary Sunderland, Assoc. AIA

Intern Architect

Jim Glugla his happy place is Disney World

Jim Glugla

Robin Kullberg Associate | Chief Financial Officer yogi

Robin Kullberg

Associate | Chief Financial Officer

Kathy Roush Senior Staff Accountant “The Bachelor” binge watcher

Kathy Roush

Senior Staff Accountant

Michelle MoneySPHR Human Resources Manager martial arts movie buff

Michelle Money, SPHR

Human Resources Manager

Lauren Stanton Administrative Assistant once wrestled an alligator

Lauren Stanton

Administrative Assistant

Chris TinglerRLA Landscape Architect | Project Manager at-risk outdoors man

Chris Tingler, RLA

Landscape Architect | Project Manager

Elliot BuffRLA, LEED AP Landscape Architect | Project Manager aspires to be one of the four horsemen

Elliot Buff, RLA, LEED AP

Landscape Architect | Project Manager

Sara Parker Senior CAD Technician | IT Tech | Landscape Designer likes pina coladas, and getting caught in the rain

Sara Parker

Senior CAD Technician | IT Tech | Landscape Designer

Gao Di Landscape Designer

Gao Di

Landscape Designer

Trevor Dvorzsak Intern Architect | Tech Lead home brewer, bacon lover

Trevor Dvorzsak

Intern Architect | Tech Lead

John RiderRA, CDT Project Manager | Architect never ate a piece of pizza until college

John Rider, RA, CDT

Project Manager | Architect

Ryan Day Intern Architect keeper of useless knowledge

Ryan Day

Intern Architect

Richard TaftAIA | LEED AP Charlotte Studio Manager | Senior Project Manager thumb wrestling king

Richard Taft, AIA | LEED AP

Charlotte Studio Manager | Senior Project Manager

Naomi McCrearyLEED AP BD+C Intern Architect III born on an island that is about 5 miles wide and 30 miles long

Naomi McCreary, LEED AP BD+C

Intern Architect III

Katie Burke Intern Architect classically trained pianist for 14 years

Katie Burke

Intern Architect

Jennifer Underwood Intern Architect built a house before she could drive

Jennifer Underwood

Intern Architect

Kingsley Donkor Intern Architect was once an acrobatic soccer player

Kingsley Donkor

Intern Architect

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

Victoria Pike

Intern Architect

Garrett Herbst Part-time Intern wood shot glass whittler

Garrett Herbst

Part-time Intern