James. M. Ross, II, AIA President JR’s philosophy: Yes, we can do it. “No” is not in his vocabulary. JR has been practicing architecture for nearly 30 years with design and construction experience primarily for private development and corporate clients. He has been successful planning and designing with property owners and developers to maximize…

Vice President

Larry W. Deckard, AIA Vice President Larry’s philosophy: Listen. Communication and understanding of our client’s goals is top priority. Larry has established an impressive and varied architectural background during his 30+ years of practice. His experience includes new and renovation projects for the educational and municipal facilities, as well as military, office buildings, warehouse…

Principal - Director of Marketing and Administration

Angela Murphy Principal – Director of Marketing and Administration Angela joined R/DA in 1997 as the 2nd employee. After several years in marketing for other A/E firms, she brought valuable experience as well as general administration skills to this start-up company. In her role as Director of Marketing, she is responsible for all marketing,…

Staff Accountant

Lisa Schaut Staff Accountant

Production Manager

Stephanie Burgess Production Manager

Construction Documents Coordinator

Aaron Bourne Construction Documents Coordinator Aaron brings a professional, strong technical aptitude to R/DA with experience in print services, document management, computer technology, graphic design, and customer service.  His expert skills in Microsoft Office Suite and Adobe CC are a valuable asset to our team. Education: Saint Augustine’s University:  Organizational Management  

Senior Project Manager

Richard Blakeslee Senior Project Manager Richard has more than 15 years architectural design experience, preparing detailed drawings of architectural designs to include plans, elevations and sections.  He is adept in leveraging technical skills and experience in AutoCad, Revit and Photoshop to develop effective presentations and illustrations. Education: University of Florida, School of Architecture:  Masters…

Consulting Architect

James Smith, Architect Consulting Architect  

Project Manager

Wayne JR Bowser, Assoc. AIA Project Manager Wayne’s passion lies in helping people fulfill their lifestyle choices through building solutions.  By finding ways to improve indoor environments, through better lighting, outdoor connectivity, reducing toxins and improving the access to better and safer food and water, we can implement sustainability into our everyday lives.  His…

Director of Architecture

James A. McWhorter, AIA Director of Architecture James brings much experience in design and construction to R/DA.  His enthusiasm and passion for architecture strengthens our commitment to providing sustainable and thoughtful buildings in the communities we serve.  As with many architects, James may begin with a sketch on a cocktail napkin but will then…