• Charles W. Boos

    AIA
    As a founding principal of Kaestle Boos Associates, Chuck Boos has demonstrated his extensive knowledge, experience and dedication in the architectural design process for more than 50 years. He specializes in public architecture, and has overseen numerous projects including the award-winning renovation and historic restoration of New Britain (CT) City Hall and improvements to the Griswold (CT) Public Schools, including the design of two new schools. A graduate of the University of Illinois, he holds a Bachelor of Architecture, is a member of the American Institute of Architects and serves on the Board of Directors of CCARC and the Hospital for Special Care, both in New Britain, CT. He is known for his dedication to each project, his fierce commitment to client satisfaction, and his determination that each completed project is a lasting source of pride for the community it serves.
  • Michael J. Blessing, Esq.

    LEED AP
    Michael Blessing originally served as the firm’s Director of Marketing and New Business Development, transitioning in the 1990’s to Operational, Financial and Legal Management. He currently serves as Chief Operating/Financial Officer and General Counsel. In addition, Mr. Blessing serves as Chairman of the Board of Directors. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with a concentration in Marketing Management from Central Connecticut State University, a Master of Business Administration with a concentration in Finance and International Business from the University of Hartford, and a Juris Doctor from Quinnipiac University School of Law. Mr. Blessing is currently admitted to the Connecticut Bar, Federal Bar for the District of Connecticut and as a Counsellor of the Supreme Court of the United States. He has had membership in the American Bar Association, the Connecticut Bar Association, the American Corporate Counsel Association, and the Chief Executive Network.
  • Brian A. Solywoda

    AIA
    Brian Solywoda has over 30 years of architectural design, project management and client development experience. Dedication to the development of sustainable, creative, and cost-effective solutions in a collaborative and communicative environment has been a key to his success. Brian’s extensive experience includes public safety, municipal, healthcare, and corporate projects, and he specializes in educational facility projects, both K-12 schools and higher education facilities. His recent projects include the new Rocky Hill Intermediate School in Rocky Hill, CT, and the new Minuteman Regional Vocational High School in Lexington, MA. Brian earned an Associates Degree in architectural technology from the Hartford State Technical College and a Bachelor of Architecture from the New York Institute of Technology School of Architecture. He is a member of the American Institute of Architects.
  • Scott J. Mangiagli

    AIA, LEED AP BD+C
    Since joining Kaestle Boos in 1993, Scott Mangiagli has been involved with all aspects of the design and construction process including project management, development of construction documents and construction contract administration. He is proficient in state and federal code compliance as well as green and sustainable design techniques. He is also skilled in the management of large complex projects, specializing in K-12 educational, theater arts and public safety facilities including the new Cumberland Public Safety Facility in Cumberland, RI, and the award-winning renovation and historic restoration of the Palace Theater in Waterbury, CT. A graduate of Roger Williams University with a Bachelor of Architecture, Scott is a member of the American Institute of Architects.
  • Paul F. Dominov

    AIA
    Paul Dominov has more than 20 years of architectural design experience. He has developed the design of new facilities, additions, and renovation projects for educational, municipal, and public safety facilities. His role includes the development and coordination of all elements in a project, from the preliminary design phase through construction completion. He is also a talented artist and his designs, including the new Barrington, RI, Middle School, renovation of Naugatuck, CT, High School, and the new Public Safety Facility, located in his hometown of Cumberland, RI, result in efficient buildings which also reflect the character of the town or city and harmonizes with the surrounding neighborhood. Paul holds a Bachelor of Landscape Architecture from the University of Rhode Island and Masters of Architecture and Landscape Architecture from the University of Colorado at Denver.
  • Luke J. McCoy

    PLA, LEED AP
    Luke McCoy joined Kaestle Boos in 2016, bringing over 15 years of landscape architecture experience. He is responsible for the coordination of landscape architecture design and contract administration in all Kaestle Boos offices. He conducts site analysis, planning and design for educational and municipal clients. Mr. McCoy’s experience includes K-12 and higher education facilities, athletic fields and complexes, municipal walking and bike paths, and religious facilities. Feature projects include renovations to the athletic complex at John F. Kennedy High School in Waterbury, CT, and the Derby, CT, High School athletic complex, both of which included the conversion of natural grass fields to synthetic turf. He also plays an instrumental role in regulatory permitting, representing our clients at land use and regulatory agency meetings. Luke holds a Bachelor of Science in Landscape Architecture from the University of Connecticut and is a member of the American Society of Landscape Architects, the American Sports Builders Association, and the Synthetic Turf Council where he currently sits on the Board of Directors.
  • Todd M. Costa

    AIA
    With a family history of police service, Todd Costa has a wide range of project experience, specializing in the programming, planning and design of public safety facilities. Todd has developed knowledge in preparing design and construction documents and client presentations from the pre-design phase through construction contract administration for both renovation/addition and new projects. He stays up to date on the latest trends and technologies in police and public safety design and has overseen the programming and design of more than 20 public safety projects including the new Sharon, MA, Public Safety Facility, Bellingham, MA, Police Station, and Carver, MA Fire Headquarters. He holds a Bachelor of Architecture from Roger Williams University and is a member of the Massachusetts Chiefs of Police Association and the International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP).
  • Nicole Green

    Director of Business Development
    Nicole Green has over 15 years of sales and business development experience. She joined Kaestle Boos in 2006, assisting with the preparation of client materials and marketing events. She transitioned to the firm’s new business development department where she meets with current and prospective clients and partners and helps to grow Kaestle Boos’ markets. Nicole holds a Bachelor of Arts in Communications and Media Studies with a concentration in Marketing and Business Management from Pine Manor College. She is a member of the Society of College and University Planners, the Boston chapter of the Society for Marketing Professional Services and is active in the ACE Mentor Program in Boston.
  • Lawrence P. Trim

    AIA, NCARB, MCPPO
    Larry Trim brings nearly 30 years of architectural and project management experience to Kaestle Boos. He is involved in the development and coordination of all elements of a project, specializing in school facility planning and design. Project highlights include the new Minuteman Vocational High School in Lexington, MA, and the new Barrington Middle School in Barrington, RI. Larry graduated from the Rhode Island School of Design with a Bachelor of Architecture and a Bachelor of Arts. He is a member of the American Institute of Architects and serves on the Board of Directors of the Thundermist Health Centers of Rhode Island.
  • Joseph R. Milani

    RA, LEED AP, MCPPO
    Joe Milani has over 30 years of experience in educational, institutional, commercial, and residential facility design. Mr. Milani is involved in the development and coordination of all elements in a project, from the preliminary design phase through construction completion and has overseen complex projects including the renovation of Canton, MA, High School, the new Attleboro, MA, High School, and the LEED Silver Certified Robert W. Healy Public Safety Facility in Cambridge, MA. He specializes in code review including Massachusetts State Building Code and ADA accessibility. Joe holds a Bachelor of Architecture from Syracuse University.
  • Gregory Joynt

    AIA, LEED AP BD+C
    Greg Joynt has accumulated a wide range of project experience since joining Kaestle Boos in 2007 including educational, public safety, and municipal facilities. He participates in all aspects of facility design including the preparation of design and construction documents, construction contract administration and sustainable design consulting, for both addition/renovation projects and new facilities. Project highlights include the new Minuteman Vocational High School in Lexington, MA, the renovation and expansion of Bay Path Regional Vocational Technical High School in Charlton, MA, and the new Mansfield Public Safety Facility. A graduate of Roger Williams University with a Bachelor of Architecture, Greg is a member of the American Institute of Architects and has completed the Massachusetts Certified Public Purchasing Official Program for School Project Designers & Owner’s Project Managers.
  • Craig Olsen

    AIA, LEED AP BD+C, NCARB, MCPPO, CPTED
    Craig Olsen first joined Kaestle Boos upon graduation from Roger Williams University and returned once again in 2018. He has comprehensive experience in project management, preparation of architectural designs, and sustainability consulting for public, commercial and residential facilities. He is knowledgeable on the MSBA requirements as well as creating designs which incorporate a community’s history and character as well as meeting the school’s educational vision. He also possesses a proven ability to lead project teams to successfully deliver high quality documents on time and on budget.
  • Sean Schmigle

    AIA, NCARB, MCPPO
    Sean Schmigle joined Kaestle Boos in 2018 bringing over a dozen years of architectural project management and design experience to the firm. He is knowledgeable in all phases from preliminary design to project closeout and he possess excellent communication skills to interface with project stakeholders and coordinate project team members. Sean is well versed in state and federal codes including the Massachusetts Building Code and the American with Disabilities Act.
  • Seunghwan Lee

    AIA, LEED AP, Director of Design
    Seunghwan Lee joined Kaestle Boos Associates in 2016 bringing over 16 years of architectural design and project management experience. He is skilled in the development of complex facility design for both renovation projects and new facilities. His experience also includes the completion of campus master plans including serving as the research assistant for the Dong-A University master plan while a student there. He is a LEED accredited professional and has served as an exterior envelope consultant on multiple projects.
  • Firdos “Freddie” Khericha

    Freddie Khericha has been with Kaestle Boos since 1999 and brings over 30 years of general contractor experience to role as construction contract administrator. He is devoted to reviewing the accuracy of shop drawings and their alignment with construction documents for projects of all sizes and complexity including the phased renovation of Naugatuck, CT, High School, the new New Britain, CT, Police Headquarters, and the new Hampden, MA Police Station. Freddie conducts frequent field visits during the construction phase to view the facility is being constructed as designed and with the specified materials. He also assists clients with review of Requests for Information, change orders, and contractor requests for payments. Freddie holds a Master of Science in Civil Engineering from Worcester Polytechnic Institute.
  • David G. McKinley

    PLA
    David McKinley shares over 25 years of professional landscape architectural experience with Kaestle Boos. He focuses much of his effort in public safety and educational site design, athletic facilities, large-scale project management, and general contract administration. His knowledge of regulatory permitting and site development issues provides a strong basis for representing our clients efficiently and effectively during land use and regulatory agency meetings. David holds a Bachelor of Science in Political Science from Northeastern University as well as a Master of Landscape Architecture from the University of Massachusetts-Amherst. He is a registered landscape architect in Massachusetts and Connecticut where his experience includes the new Plainville Public Safety and Town Hall facilities in Plainville, MA, the new Nantucket Public Safety Facility, and the renovation/addition to Sharon Middle School in Sharon, MA. Prior to joining Kaestle Boos, David spent 9 years engaged in master planning, Greenway studies and highway planning and implementation in Paris, France.
  • Brennan S. White

    PLA, LEED AP
    Brennan White joined Kaestle Boos in 2000 where he has excelled in large and small scale site design and construction document production for K-12 and higher education, public safety, municipal, and health care facilities. Additional responsibilities include representation to town boards, construction contract administration, quality control, plant material selection, and consultant coordination. He is also experienced in the design of athletic facilities including natural grass and synthetic turf fields, synthetic surface tracks, and tennis courts. Brennan’s projects include the West Hartford Veterans Memorial, West Hartford, CT, Heritage Walk at Danbury City Hall in Danbury, CT, and the renovation-as-new of Naugatuck High School in Naugatuck, CT. Brennan graduated from the University of Massachusetts-Amherst with a Bachelor of Science in Landscape Architecture. At UMASS, he excelled in landscape architectural design, receiving the James Rose Environmental Design Award in 1998, the Paul and Carolina Pre-Rhodes Academic Award in 1998, and the American Society of Landscape Architecture Honor Award in 2000. He is a member of the American Society of Landscape Architecture.
  • Jennifer Mangiagli

    RA, LEED AP BD+C
    Jennifer Mangiagli is involved with many aspects of the design and construction process including project administration of construction documents and construction contract administration. With Kaestle Boos since 1996, she specializes in code compliance including ADA accessibility and building codes. Her experience includes major renovations and new construction of educational and municipal facilities.
  • Keith Mercy

    AIA, NCARB, MCPPO
    Keith Mercy joined Kaestle Boos with over 12 years of architectural drafting, design, and project management experience. He specializes in complex public and private projects, recently focusing on higher education projects. He has managed public projects for the City of Boston, and the Department of Conservation and Recreation. Keith leads day-to-day activities of the design team including coordination of consultants and completion of the construction documents. He often serves as a code consultant, reviewing plans to see the design meets all local, state, and federal codes.
  • James Bednarz

    Director of Information Technology
    Kaestle Boos Associates prides itself on leveraging the latest technology to provide our staff all of the tools needed to bring our best product to our clients. With over twenty years of experience, James Bednarz administers and manages all aspects of technology for our organization’s four locations in Connecticut, Massachusetts, and Rhode Island. From servers and desktops, to mobile devices, printing and plotting, security, networking, backup and disaster recovery, to cloud applications and an extensive library of software, James brings it all together to ensure Kaestle Boos maintains its productivity in a safe environment.
  • Nelson Bastos

    Assoc. AIA
    Nelson Bastos works closely with project managers throughout all phases, from conceptual design through construction contract administration. He is extremely proficient in AutoCAD, Revit (BIM) in the preparation of construction drawings and architectural renderings. Nelson’s expertise lies in educational and public safety projects, where he assists project designers with the development renderings and images to illustrate the design of a project.
  • Amy m. Moro

    RA, NCARB
    In her time with Kaestle Boos, Amy Moro has gained a wide range of project experience, specializing in the planning and design of municipal facilities. Amy is skilled in evaluating facilities to determine existing conditions as well as preparing design and construction documents and client presentations through all phases for both renovation/addition and new projects.
  • Matthew Kozikowski

    RA, NCARB
    Mathew Kozikowski has a wide range of project experience, specializing in the planning and design of municipal and educational facilities. He is experienced in the development of design and construction documents and client presentations from the pre-design phase through construction contract administration for both renovation/addition and new projects. Matt is involved with the development of renderings and images to illustrate the design of each facility improvement project.
  • Kevin Witzell

    MCPPO
    Kevin Witzell has been in the architectural industry for over 30 years and is experienced in the design of public safety, municipal, educational, and science and technology facilities. Kevin is involved in the entire design process from concept and contract documents to construction contract administration. He specializes in the design of public safety and is very knowledgeable on the codes and accessibility requirements for these specialized facilities. He has also served as an owner’s project manager and is MCPPO certified.
  • Katrina Merolle Hay

    NCIDQ, CID, IIDA, LEED AP
    Katrina Hay brings over 20 years of experience in practicing interior design as an employee, business owner, and consultant. She has authored full sets of interior design documents, created custom millwork design based on AWI quality standards, and is familiar with ANSI/ADA, IBC, and Fair Housing codes and restrictions. Katrina has extensive experience in selecting, procuring, and installing furnishings, art, and accessories and her project work includes LEED accredited buildings.