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College of Dupage
  • President of the College of Dupage Architecture Club for 2005.
  • Studio and professor's assistant for Jane Ostergaard and Mark Pearson in 2005.

Special Projects


Guest architectural lecturer for Art Appreciation course at Malcom X College.

Member of College of Dupage Architecture Advisory Committee since 2005.


Commissioned by artist Marty Burns for an art installation for Art Loop Open.Consultant to artist Diego Leclery for an art installation at The Suburban.


Co-founder of Chicago's Aspiring Architects social organization.


Academic Awards

Accepted to National Scholars Honor Society (2008), President of College of Dupage Architecture Club (2005-2006), Member of Sri Lanka Tsunami Relief Charrette winning group design (2005), Awarded the Allen Technology Scholorship (2005).

Military Awards

National Defense Service Medal (2001), Meritorious Mast (2002), Combat Action Ribbon (2003), Marine Corps Good Conduct Medal (2004), Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal (2003), Sea Service Deployment Ribbon (2003), Presidential Unit Citation (2003).

Portfolio Samples


Computer Skills
AutoCADD, Revit, Sketchup, Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator, Micosoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook

Work experience

Jan 2010Present

Security Guard

Securatex INC.
  • Interface with clients and other employees of the building.
  • Accountable for the safety of residents and visitors in an urban residential environment.
  • Provide problem solving and leadership in critical situations.
Oct 2010Present

Co-Founder, Partner


Created with Architect Juan Suarez, freelance custom built structures and planning.

  • Design and build custom structures for installation art.
  • Advise clients on use of materials for large scale projects.
  • Consult with clients on aesthetic approaches to structures and uses of space.
Sep 2011Present

Art Preparator Intern

The Chicago Artists' Coalition
  • Work in partnership with artists and curators in order to properly present artwork.
  • Install and de-install exhibitions for displays of artwork.
  • Maintain and prepare a gallery for exhibtions.
May 2008Sep 2008

Art and Architecture Library Assistant

University of Illinois
  • Assisted librarians in daily tasks.
  • Checked in and out library material for patrons.
  • Located material for library patrons.
Aug 2005Aug 2006

Architecture Studio Assistant

College of Dupage
  • Held keys, opened, and supervised the use of studio space.
  • Maintained and repaired equipment used in an architectural studio.
  • Communicated problems and issues with the Program Coordinator.
  • Took inventories of supplies and equipment.