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REG Architects, Inc.
Architecture, Interiors, & Planning
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Principal Architect

Rick Gonzalez, AIA

President & Co-Founder

President of the firm and in charge of design and marketing, Rick Gonzalez is involved in pursuing new jobs, preparing proposals, conceptualizing designs and providing design input through project’s development. Rick is also involved in the presentation of all REG projects to the public, in other words, planning and zoning, commissioners, citizens groups.

After a design phase is completed Rick remains involved in reviewing the progress of the construction documents, progress of bidding and permitting and visiting job sites during construction for compliance with design intent. Completing his office duties include reviewing and providing management assistance with Colin and the daily office operations of the firm.

Our team

Our team

Personal approach

REG Architects, inc. offers the key personnel approach to assist government or non-profits achieve their design project goals. We will work with city staff and all city consultants to deliver a high quality environment. REG is capable of completing this assignment as we’ve done on previous continuing contract municipal projects because of our comprehensive team approach to project delivery. 

Organization

Our office is organized into three departments supervised by three managing principals that are involved from inception to completion of each project at REG. Weekly meetings are held on all projects to review outstanding issues and plan the staff work accordingly.

Project approach

REG Architects, inc. project approach is consistent throughout; whether a large or small assignment, our philosophy and ideal is to satisfy our client’s goals with exceptional designs and built environments that will last and exceed the client’s expectations.

Personal Approach

REG Architects, Inc. offers the key personnel approach to assist Government or Non-Profits achieve their design project goals. We will work with City staff and all City consultants to deliver a high quality environment. REG is capable of completing this assignment as we’ve done on previous continuing contract municipal projects because of our comprehensive team approach to project delivery. 

Organization

Our office is organized into three departments supervised by three managing principals that are involved from inception to completion of each project at REG. Weekly meetings are held on all projects to review outstanding issues and plan the staff work accordingly.

Project Approach

REG Architects, Inc. project approach is consistent throughout; whether a large or small assignment, our philosophy and ideal is to satisfy our client’s goals with exceptional designs and built environments that will last and exceed the client’s expectations.

Rick Gonzalez, AIA

President & Co-Founder

President of the firm and in charge of design and marketing, Rick Gonzalez is involved in pursuing new jobs, preparing proposals, conceptualizing designs and providing design input through project’s development. Rick is also involved in the presentation of all REG projects to the public, in other words, planning and zoning, commissioners, citizens groups. After a design phase is completed Rick remains involved in reviewing the progress of the construction documents, progress of bidding and permitting and visiting job sites during construction for compliance with design intent. Completing his office duties include reviewing and providing management assistance with Colin and the daily office operations of the firm.

Manuel Ayala, AIA, LEED AP, Vice President of Operations

Senior Project Manager

Vice President of Operations is in charge of managing REG staff and consultants together with input to REG’s day to day office operations. Manuel also provides input to initial stages of a project to make sure schedules and project procedures are being implemented. His involvement continues with additional input in the construction documents, bidding and permitting phases with emphasis in conflict resolution (when required) with staff, consultants, clients, building officials and general contractors. His engineering and construction background together with his business acumen are the “glue” between REG’s creative force and a client’s satisfaction with the final built product. . He works closely with Colin in the preparation and monitoring of all project schedules and the production of construction documents and specifications; including coordination of REG’s and client’s consultants.

Vlad Dumitrescu, AIA, LEED AP, Associate

Design Manager

Vlad Dumitrescu is the Design Manager. He manages all REG projects through the design phase and then assists the production manager and project managers in answering any design related issues that may arise during production of construction documents and construction phases. Vlad works very closely with Rick in reviewing a projects program and developing design concepts for each of the firm’s assignments. In those assignments where interiors are included he also collaborates with the Interiors department. Vlad and the staff in the design department meet with Rick several times a week to obtain and coordinate design input from conceptuals through planning and zoning through design development. He also coordinates with the Production and Construction departments managers on a weekly basis to assist them with any design issues they may have and when necessary he meets with Colin and Ricardo for additional project specific assistance.

Christine Merrell, R.A.

Project Manager

Originally from Ohio, Mrs. Merrell is a Florida licensed and registered architect with over 13 years of experience in the design, management, and execution of a wide variety of project types including restaurants, multi-family residential, municipal, community centers and educational buildings. Skilled in AutoCad, Revit and Photoshop, Christine also assists in graphic design for clients for marketing purposes.

Ricardo Gonzalez, R.A.

Director Emeritus & Co-Founder

Ricardo is the Director Emeritus of the firm and with Rick are the founding principals of the firm in 1988. As Director Emeritus, Ricardo shares his multiple talents and knowledge with the three managing principals of the firm and the three department managers. At any given time Ricardo may be involved preparing design renderings; investigating zoning and building code issues; providing details and quality control to construction documents and assists with consultant coordination. Ricardo’s input gives REG projects additional value by providing quality input to all projects with his 50 years of experience.

Colin Price

Director Emeritus

Former Vice President of Operations

Manuel Ayala, AIA, LEED AP

Vice President of Operations

Our Vice President is in charge of managing REG staff and consultants together with input to REG’s day to day office operations. Manuel also provides input to initial stages of a project to make sure schedules and project procedures are being implemented. His involvement continues with additional input in the construction documents, bidding and permitting phases with emphasis in conflict resolution (when required) with staff, consultants, clients, building officials and general contractors. His engineering and construction background together with his business acumen are the “glue” between REG’s creative force and a client’s satisfaction with the final built product.

Vlad Dumitrescu, AIA, LEED AP, Associate

Design Manager

Vlad Dumitrescu is the Design Manager. He manages all REG projects through the design phase and then assists the production manager and project managers in answering any design related issues that may arise during production of construction documents and construction phases. Vlad works very closely with Rick in reviewing a projects program and developing design concepts for each of the firm’s assignments. In those assignments where interiors are included he also collaborates with the Interiors department. Vlad and the staff in the design department meet with Rick several times a week to obtain and coordinate design input from conceptual through planning and zoning through design development. He also coordinates with the Production and Construction departments managers on a weekly basis to assist them with any design issues they may have and when necessary he meets with Colin and Ricardo for additional project specific assistance.

Christine Merrell, R.A.

Project Manager

Originally from Ohio, Mrs. Merrell is a Florida licensed and registered architect with over 13 years of experience in the design, management, and execution of a wide variety of project types including restaurants, multi-family residential, municipal, community centers and educational buildings. Skilled in AutoCad, Revit and Photoshop, Christine also assists in graphic design for clients for marketing purposes.

Christine Merrell, R.A.

Project Manager

Originally from Ohio, Mrs. Merrell is a Florida licensed and registered architect with over 13 years of experience in the design, management, and execution of a wide variety of project types including restaurants, multi-family residential, municipal, community centers and educational buildings. Skilled in AutoCad, Revit and Photoshop, Christine also assists in graphic design for clients for marketing purposes.

Ricardo Gonzalez, R.A.

Director Emeritus & Co-Founder

Ricardo is the Director Emeritus of the firm and with Rick are the founding principals of the firm in 1988. As Director Emeritus, Ricardo shares his multiple talents and knowledge with the three managing principals of the firm and the three department managers. At any given time Ricardo may be involved preparing design renderings; investigating zoning and building code issues; providing details and quality control to construction documents and assists with consultant coordination. Ricardo’s input gives REG projects additional value by providing quality input to all projects with his 50 years of experience.

Colin Price

Director Emeritus

Former Vice President of Operations