TRUEXCULLINS NAMES HENGELSBERG
SENIOR ASSOCIATE; AND FOUR NEW ASSOCIATES: BUCKLEY, GRUTCHFIELD, KREDELL & ROONEY
SEPTEMBER, 2007 | Burlington, Vermont
Tom Hengelsberg of Charlotte is named a Senior Associate at TruexCullins. Cleary Buckley and Stephen Kredell of Burlington, Lee Grutchfield of Marshfield and Stephen Rooney of Starksboro are named as TruexCullins’ newest associates. They will join Principals Rolf Kielman, David Epstein, Richard Deane, Kim Deetjen and Robert “Sparky” Millikin as part of the leadership team at TruexCullins.
Tom Hengelsberg, AIA, LEED AP, with TruexCullins for 14 years, has a wide range of experience and skill with a varied group of clients, including Okemo Mountain Resort, Ben & Jerry’s, and Vermont Law School. In addition to leading the Workplace Studio, Tom has a particular interest in sustainable design and is leading an initiative to “green” the design process and product of TruexCullins, as well as its internal operations. Tom was recently elected Secretary of the Vermont Green Building Network.
Tom received his Bachelor of Architecture from Syracuse University, is a registered architect in Vermont and is a LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) Accredited Professional.
Cleary Buckley, AIA, LEED AP, joined TruexCullins in 2003 and has over 15 years experience of working on projects for both institutional and commercial clients. As a project manager at TruexCullins, Buckley completed significant office renovations for both Ben & Jerry’s Corporate Headquarters and Symquest Group Inc., as well as the new corporate headquarters for the Vermont Student Assistance Corporation in Winooski. Currently, Cleary is working on a multi-phase renovation and site improvement project at Topnotch at Stowe Resort and Spa.
Buckley received a Bachelor of Arts in Architecture and Sculpture from Bennington College and went on to earn his Master of Architecture from Rice University in Houston, TX. Buckley is a registered architect in Vermont and Massachusetts, an NCARB (National Council of Architectural Registration Boards) certificate holder, a LEED Accredited Professional, is a member of the Vermont Access Board and most recently was asked to join the City of Burlington’s Design Advisory Board.
Lee Grutchfield, AIA is a leading residential architect at TruexCullins and brings with him over 20 years of experience working on a wide range of projects in Vermont and San Francisco. Grutchfield’s passion for how buildings go together led him to work for 14 years as a builder, and inspire his current work as a designer. Lee’s recent projects include several high-end homes on Lake Champlain, as well as South Farm Homes - a development of six net zero energy homes located in Hinesburg, VT.
Lee received a Bachelor of Arts from Brandeis University and his Master of Architecture from Norwich University and is a registered architect in Vermont.
Stephen Kredell, AIA is a member of the Education Studio at TruexCullins with a focus on college and university work. Since joining TruexCullins in 2005, Kredell has served as the project manager for the Dudley Davis Student Center at the University of Vermont. Other TruexCullins’ projects include the Given Courtyard renovation project, also at the University of Vermont and the Admission Office renovation of the historic Emma Willard house at Middlebury College.
Kredell received his Bachelor of Arts Degree from the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia and his Master of Architecture from Virginia Tech in Blacksburg, VA. He is a registered architect in several states, is a holder of the National Council of Architectural Registration Boards (NCARB) certificate, and serves as a board member of the Vermont AIA.
Stephen Rooney, AIA, LEED AP, with TruexCullins since 1997, has over 18 years experience providing clients with design development, construction documentation, specification writing, and contract administration for a broad range of projects. Part of the Education Studio, Rooney has served as the project manager for several projects at Vermont Law School, including the award winning Oakes Hall Classroom Building and LEED Silver Certified Debevoise Hall, a historic renovation and addition project. Rooney has an exceptional understanding of building technology, environmental strategies and sound building practices.
Steve received a Bachelor of Architecture from the University of Texas at Arlington, graduating with highest honors. Steve is a registered architect in Vermont and a LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) Accredited Professional.