Work experience

Work experience
Oct 2005 - Present

Product Development Manager

Thrive Home Builders
  • Led the redesign effort for the migration of the company’s product lines from standard, code-built homes to high-efficient and net zero–ready homes
  • Liaised with outside consultants including structural engineers, architect and HVAC subcontractors to ensure the viability and accuracy of residential plans; managed consultant contracts and invoices
  • Reviewed, red-lined and revised new and existing construction documents for both attached and detached single-family plans
  • Worked directly with department directors, COO, CEO and project architects in the development of new single family plans from preliminary design phase to finished construction documents
  • Assisted CEO and Community Development Department in assessing project viability by generating initial site plans and developing lot fit analysis of potential projects
  • Created municipality-specific documents necessary for zoning and design approval
  • Provided design, technical, CAD and building code compliance support to Construction, Purchasing and Sales departments
  • Designed and developed model site plans and sales office layouts
  • Worked directly with sales staff and buyers on custom options and structural changes
  • Established in-house architectural plans library and other architectural processes
  • Managed multiple active projects and product lines at once
  • Coordinated and supervised the development of electronic sales collateral
Sep 2013 - Present


Hang Your Hat Design and Drafting
  • Design and drafting service for production home builders, contractors and home owners. Specializes in custom home and production home designs, remodels and additions, and basement finishes.
Feb 2005 - Oct 2005

Project Captain

Village Homes of Colorado
  • Reviewed and redlined construction documents.
  • Worked with project managers to ensure accurate and online delivery of products.
Oct 1998 - Feb 2005

Project Manager

Del D. Stiegemeier, Architect
  • Responsible for all phases of project from initial site visits to as-builds and final construction documents.
  • Worked on projects ranging from high end custom homes to light commercial.
  • Researched codes and zoning requirements.
  • Developed necessary documentation for municipality approval and variance applications.
  • Liaised with outside consultants to ensure accuracy and timeliness.
  • Developed unique architectural details as necessary for each project.


Project manager with 15+ years of experience in single family detached and attached residential projects and wood frame construction. Experienced in all phases of construction projects from as-builts and preliminary design to schematics and finished construction documentations. 

9+ years of working with high performance residential homes, including conventional net zero homes.

  • Strong drafting skills - both hand sketching and AutoCAD
  • Able to excel individually and in a team situations
  • Speaks fluent Mandarin Chinese


2009 - 2011

Master of Architecture

University of Colorado at Denver
1992 - 1996

Bachelor of Environmental Design

University of Colorado at Boulder

Architecture emphasis

1997 - 1998

Associate in Computer Aided Design

DeVry University (formerly Denver Technical College)

Architectural Drafting/AutoCAD


Jan 2009 - 2009

Basic Photovoltaics

Thames Solar Electric

Basic Photovoltaics

Sep 2008 - Dec 2008

Green Building Certification Program

Colorado State University

LEED Preparation Program




Architectural Modeling

Bass wood and foamcore

Graphics & Web Development

Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Acrobat, HTML

3D Modeling

AutoCad and SketchUP


Hand drafting and AutoCAD 2016


Sustainability/Sustainable design, Green technologies, affordable homes, housing, Net Zero, PassivHaus, non-profit organizations


Available upon request