• Bruce Zavos, AIA, NCARB

    As President, Bruce provides guidance for all of ZA+D’s projects and leadership in implementing the firm’s core values and objectives. He has been an architect for over thirty years and has focused his talents on community oriented projects and building a practice representative of his ideals.
    With his organizational and management abilities, he has led his eponymous firm to numerous design and preservation awards incorporating both high design ideals and sustainable design objectives. The source of Bruce’s continuing success has resulted from his ability to listen, creatively problem solve and engage the community and stakeholders in the design process.

    Bruce is also deeply involved in the welfare of his community and serves on numerous boards and organizations.

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  • Hannah Weikel, ASID, LEED® AP

    Vice President and Director of ZA+Dinteriors

    Hannah joined the firm in 2004 after earning a bachelor of Fine Arts in Interior Architecture from Longwood University. With over 12 years of experience with the firm, she earned her NCIDQ Certification and became a LEED® Accredited Professional. Hannah was then appointed Director of ZA+Dinteriors, making her the only in-house certified interior designer. Specializing in interior finish selection, space planning and design models, Hannah has served a wide range of residential, educational, medical, housing and commercial clients and prides herself on satisfying each end user. Working closely with every project type and phase has made her a well rounded design professional.

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  • Karen Davis

    Sr. Administrative Manager

    Karen has been with ZA+D since its establishment in 2003. With over 20+ years of administrative and managerial experience, she deftly maintains the business side of the firm and keeps the office running smoothly and efficiently. Her knowledge of office procedures extends from contracts to accounting and everything in between.  When not working, you can find Karen at her horse boarding facility in Frederick County.

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  • John Kershner

    Project Manager

    Born and raised near Frederick, Maryland, and grew up a diehard Baltimore Orioles fan. John’s passion for Architecture began early when his family would take road trips across the U.S. and he would spot a stadium here or skyscraper there. After working in Chicago for nearly 10 years, John was excited to move back to the area to be near family. John spends much of his free time enjoying the outdoors while camping, hiking and traveling with his growing family.

    John is a Project Manager with over 10 years of experience in residential architecture, historic preservation, new construction, planning, renovation & preservation/reuse.

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  • Eric Rasmussen

    Project Manager

    Eric’s interest in architecture and construction began at an early age, when riding in his parents’ car past construction sites in Colorado, where he was born, and later in Gaithersburg, MD, where he grew up.

    He earned a Master’s degree in Architecture from the Boston Architectural College, and worked in Boston and Portland, Maine before moving back to Maryland. He enjoys spending time, often at the water’s edge, with his family and dogs.

    As a project manager, Eric brings to ZA+D 15 years of experience in a variety of project types, including commercial, multi- and single-family residential, historic preservation, and senior living.

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  • Mark Sikes, RA

    Construction Administration Manager

    Mark has worked as a Project Manager and/or Registered Architect in the Frederick County and surrounding regions for nearly 30 years (licensed as an Architect in MD since 1995), and has provided related professional services on a wide variety of commercial (and residential) architectural project types throughout his career.  Within the ZA+D office, Mark’s efforts are focused primarily on management of the construction administration phase of project work (as well as construction documentation), but he also provides assistance to the office team with other architectural tasks.

    Mark has lived and worked in the Frederick County area for nearly his entire life, and enjoys free time with his family, often spent visiting regional historic sites and downtown districts.

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  • Liam Fox

    Job Captain

    Liam started with the firm in the Fall of 2018. Before that he worked in the construction field as both an estimator and an engineer. While working construction he attended Morgan State University where he earned a Bachelor of Science in Architecture and Environmental Design. Some of his interests are listening to music, wood working, and on the weekend going out on hikes. He is excited to bring some of his experience and ideas to the ZAD team.

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  • Tom Shaw

    Job Captain

    Tom comes from Central Ohio where he was exposed to construction early in his life with his father being a third-generation carpenter. Tom would work as a construction labor during the summer while attending The Columbus College of Art and Design where he earned his degree in Industrial Design.
    Shortly after college Tom entered the Army where he continued his education by taking architectural courses at community colleges. This was when Tom knew that he wanted to work in architecture, and has been for the last 20 years.
    Tom enjoys watching his children sporting events, and is an avid fan of The Ohio State Buckeyes and The Cleveland Browns.

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  • Dylan Burrill

    Administrative Team

    Born in Dublin, Ireland and raised in Wales, UK, Dylan has spent the best part of the last 20 years living and thriving in the Virgin Islands. With a substantial background in the technology and graphic design industry, Dylan eventually started working alongside his (Architect) Father in the British Virgin Islands providing technical and marketing support for the family run hurricane protection company. After a devastating Hurricane in 2017 Dylan is now living in Frederick M.D. and proud to be working with ZA+D.

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  • Put YOUR Face Here!

    Do you have what it takes?

    ZA+D is currently accepting resumes for the following positions: Project Manager.

    If you would like to receive more information about these positions or wish to submit your resume and portfolio, please send to info@zavosarchitecture.com.

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  • Bruce Zavos, AIA, NCARB
    Bruce Zavos, AIA, NCARB
    Hannah Weikel, ASID, LEED® AP
    Vice President and Director of ZA+Dinteriors
    Karen Davis
    Sr. Administrative Manager
    John Kershner
    Project Manager
    Eric Rasmussen
    Project Manager
    Mark Sikes, RA
    Construction Administration Manager
    Liam Fox
    Job Captain
    Tom Shaw
    Job Captain
    Dylan Burrill
    Administrative Team