TDG Architects addition to the team

 
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TDG Architects is pleased to announce the addition of Jeff Frederick as Project Architect to its team. Frederick, formerly with SmithGroup, brings with him over 10 years of experience with a specialty in architecture and engineering coordination. He earned both his Bachelor of Science in Architecture in 2004 and a Master in Architecture in 2009 from Lawrence Technological University, and started in the business in 2004.

As Project Architect, Frederick is tasked with managing all project phases, from design through construction management, building relationships with clients, and coordinating with engineers, consultants, contractors, and construction managers. He is a licensed architect with the state of Michigan and has achieved a LEED BD+C credential. His specialties include exceptional skills in architecture and engineering coordination, 3D modeling and building information modeling (BIM) software, architectural documentation, and sustainable design. One of his career highlights includes having designed an experimental testing vault for a state-of-the-art nuclear physics facility.

TDG Architects addition to the team

 

We are pleased to announce the addition of Ron Rader, Jr. as Lead Designer to the team. Rader brings with him 30 years of experience, 20 of which were as a Project Lead for General Motors Corporation in architectural design and project management. He earned his Bachelor of Science in Architecture from Lawrence Technological University and started in the business in 1989.

As Lead Designer, Ron is tasked with developing creative strategies for innovation and compelling design ideation for the TDG Architects Team, including design, project management, client and business development as well as staff mentoring. His specialties are creative problem solving and innovative design solutions, with a hint of historic preservation/renovation.

“We’re very excited to have Ron as part of our growing team,” says Brian Gill, President and founder of TDG Architects. “He has all the leadership and design capabilities that we need to take our firm to the next level. He brings a wealth of experience to our team.”

Successful design has to be thoughtful and relevant
— Ron Rader Jr.

“The creative interaction between designer, clients, and strategic partners is key to the success of project innovation. I hope to assist TDG with the rapid growth and evolution to the next level of success. The longer-term applications will include the further development of the TDG Brand Identity and assisting with solid business integration”

TDG Architects was started in October of 1996 by Brian Gill in Troy and moved to Pontiac in April of 2006. Gill received his Bachelor of Science in Architecture from Lawrence Technological University and his Masters in Architecture from the University of Michigan.

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