E. Thomas Fernandez, SARA, NCARB
E. Thomas Fernandez, SARA, NCARB Chief Executive Officer

As the CEO of Elevar Design Group, Tom Fernandez is responsible for the overall vision and innovation of the firm. He facilitates design direction and ensures that his staff is equipped to provide the best solutions to clients. Since assuming executive leadership of the firm in the late 1980s, Tom has been instrumental in growing the staff into the multi-disciplined team of specialized designers it is today. Tom is the recipient of many prestigious design awards commemorating his innovative direction on projects.

Kim Patton, AIA
Kim Patton, AIA President

Kim Patton serves as President of Elevar Design Group, guiding the design staff in daily operations and profitability. Kim’s energy and innovation have been the key to his successful career which has spanned nearly 30 years in many different markets. An Architect by trade, his vast experience has influenced his ability to grow Elevar’s staff and to provide clients with cost-effective and creative solutions.

Greg Otis, AIA
Greg Otis, AIA Senior Vice President - Strategic Planning

Greg Otis champions strategic initiatives for Elevar Design Group. Greg’s experience and passion for the built environment influences both his internal organizational leadership and external strategic plans. A natural planner and facilitator, Greg has the proven ability to yield positive change for employees and clients alike. Greg’s acumen is based on clear communication and innovative planning.

Tony Lozier, PE, LEED AP
Tony Lozier, PE, LEED AP Senior Vice President - Engineering

Tony Lozier has more than 45 years of experience in MEP Engineering. As the leader of the Engineering team at Elevar Design Group,  he directs all engineering services and ensures the highest quality results for clients. His widespread experience has served as an asset to many of Elevar’s projects, as Tony has the ability to lead the engineering team toward the best solutions for all client projects.

Dara Baldridge , IIDA, LEED AP
Dara Baldridge , IIDA, LEED AP Senior Interior Designer - Workplace

Dara has more than 25 years of experience in interior design excellence and workplace strategy, shaping environments that add value to people’s lives. She has partnered with clients to develop nearly 10 million SF of space that support their brand, culture, and business strategies. Her portfolio includes a wide variety of project types and sizes from conceptual design through project management and construction administration with the common goal of always exceeding the client and end-users’ expectations.

Ashley Barnes
Ashley Barnes Digital Design Manager
Ron Bartley, PE, FASPE, CPD, CPI/CPE
Ron Bartley, PE, FASPE, CPD, CPI/CPE Senior Plumbing/Fire Suppression Engineer
Robert Bartolt, RA, NCARB, LEED AP
Robert Bartolt, RA, NCARB, LEED AP Senior Architect
Kevin Bleichner, RA
Kevin Bleichner, RA Architect
David Breda, CSI, CCS, CCCA
David Breda, CSI, CCS, CCCA Construction Administration

David Breda emphasizes communication as the key to job-site efficiency, expressing common team goals and explaining design and standards necessary to achieve quality construction and eliminate costly and avoidable mistakes. With nearly 30 years of experience, he approaches construction administration from multiple points of view, focusing on schedule, budget and quality.

Beth Breda, RA, NCARB, CSI, CDT
Beth Breda, RA, NCARB, CSI, CDT Architect - Contract Administration
Regan Brinker
Regan Brinker Designer