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Work experience

Jul 2001Present

Project Manager

Lessard Commercial, Inc


Aug 1994May 1999

Bachelor of Science

Virginia Tech


David has 11 years of professional experience with a broad range of architectural design and project management experience.  He joined Lessard Group in 2001.  David earned a Bachelor of Architecture degree from Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University.  He is licensed as a registered architect in Maryland and is a LEED accredited professional.

David specializes in tackling complex commercial projects that require expert project management skills for managing multi-disciplinary teams and multiple clients.  David has successfully managed a variety of projects from design through construction documentation and is skilled in the establishment of budgets and quality assurance.

His practice has encompassed a broad scope of notable projects including Mercedes-Benz of Alexandria, a 27,000 square foot retail automobile facility in Alexandria, VA; Vista Gardens Marketplace, an upscale 407,000 square foot retail complex in Lanham, MD; and Passport BMW, a 70,000 square foot automobile facility in Marlow Heights, MD.  His experience in automotive facilities includes projects for BMW, Mercedes-Benz, Mini, Honda, Hyundai, Toyota, VW, Audi, Porsche, Smart, Dodge, Chevy, Nissan, Mazda, and Volvo.

David combines a rare blend of attributes that encourage a spirit of collaboration amongst diverse talents on any given team.  He received his LEED accreditation in 2004 and is currently working on several LEED Gold, LEED Silver and LEED Certified projects.

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  • Hyattsville Arts District, Hyattsville, MD
  • Arcola Mixed-Use Center, Loudoun County, Virginia
  • 650 Glebe Mixed-Use, Arlington, Virginia

Residential - Single Family Homes

  • Crabtree Residence, Alexandria, VA


  • Glebe Road Redevelopment Office, Arlington, VA
  • 8111 Gatehouse Office, Falls Church, VA
  • 3330 Wilson Boulevard Office, Arlington, Virginia
  • Neabsco Commons Office, Prince William County, VA

Retail / Entertainment

  • Hyattsville Arts District Retail, Hyattsville, MD
  • Glebe Road Redevelopment Retail, Arlington, VA
  • Arcola Center Retail, Arcola, VA
  • 650 Glebe Retail, Arlington, VA
  • Vista Gardens Marketplace Retail, Lanham, MD
  • Carl Collectibles Museum, Loudoun County, VA

Master Planning

  • Glebe Road Redevelopment, Arlington, VA

Public Assembly / Sports

  • Huntfield Recreation Center, Charles Town, WV
  • Metro West Community Center, Fairfax, VA
  • Spring Hill Community Center, Vienna, VA
  • Providence Community Center, Falls Church, VA
  • BGCN Avon Avenue Center Community Center, Newark, NJ

Transportation / Intermodal

  • Passport BMW, Marlow Heights, MD
  • Mercedes-Benz of Tiverton, Tiverton, RI
  • Mercedes-Benz of Waterford, Waterford, CT
  • Mercedes-Benz of Alexandria, Alexandria, VA
  • Sheehy Honda, Alexandria, VA
  • Chevrolet of Kennett Square, Kennett Square, PA
  • Tysons Chrysler-Jeep-Dodge, Vienna, VA
  • Malloy Hyundai, Woodbridge, VA
  • Lustine Dodge & Toyota, Woodbridge, VA
  • Springfield Toyota, Springfield, VA
  • Safford Dodge, Springfield, VA
  • Volvo of Fredericksburg, Fredericksburg, VA
  • Mercedes-Benz of Fredericksburg, Fredericksburg, VA
  • Mercedes-Benz of Wilmington, Wilmington, DE
  • Mercedes-Benz of Silver Spring, Silver Spring, MD
  • Tischer Porsche, Silver Spring, MD
  • Audi of Silver Spring, Silver Spring, MD
  • R&H Mercedes-Benz, Owings Mills, MD
  • R&H Toyota Service Building, Owings Mills, MD
  • Mini of Owings Mills, Owings Mills, MD
  • Ourisman Honda, Bethesda, MD
  • Ourisman Honda/VW, Laurel, MD
  • Honda of College Park, College Park, MD
  • Pohanka Honda and Hyundai, Lanham, MD
  • Bowie Nissan, Bowie, MD

Renovation and Repositioning

  • Mercedes-Benz of Alexandria Renovation & Expansion, Alexandria, VA
  • 8111 Gatehouse Interior Renovation, Falls Church, VA
  • Tysons Chrysler-Jeep-Dodge Renovation, Vienna, VA
  • Lustine Dodge & Toyota Renovation & Addition, Woodbridge, VA
  • Ourisman Honda Renovation & Expansion, Bethesda, MD
  • Honda of College Park Renovation & Addition, College Park, MD
  • Sheehy Honda Renovation, Alexandria, VA

Interior Design

  • 8111 Gatehouse Interior Renovation, Falls Church, VA

LEED Projects and Sustainable Design

  • R&H Toyota, Owings Mills, MD - LEED Gold
  • Spring field Toyota, Springfield, VA - LEED Silver
  • Providence Community Center, Falls Church, VA - LEED Silver
  • Mercedes-Benz of Silver Spring, MD - LEED Certified

Professional Registrations

  • Registered Architect: Maryland
  • LEED Accredited Professional
  • National Council of Architectural Registration Board (NCARB) Certified


  • Association of Builders and Contractors Award - Mercedes-Benz of Alexandria
  • Association of Builders and Contractors Award - American Service Center
  • Great American Living Award - Crabtree Residence

Professional Organizations

  • US Green Building Council (USGBC)