staff

Bruce Zavos

Bruce Zavos, AIA, NCARB

Principal

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.


Hannah Weikel

Hannah Weikel, ASID, LEED® AP

Principal & Director of ZADinteriors

Hannah joined the firm in 2004 after earning a bachelor of Fine Arts in Interior Architecture from Longwood University. With over 16 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.


Karen Davis

Karen Davis

Director of Business Development and Marketing

Karen has been with ZA+D since its establishment in 2003. With over 30+ years of administrative and managerial experience, she deftly maintains the business side of the firm and keeps the office running efficiently.  Her knowledge of office functions extends from human resources, contracts, accounting, and CA functions.  You may still find her at a jobsite performing a site measure-up or a walking a punch for a project in construction administration.  Prior to coming to ZA+D, Karen worked in the Construction industry for over 6 years.

Karen is now turning over her administrative functions to Callie Hart, Administrative Manager and has become ZA+D’s Director of Business Development and Marketing where she will lead the charge in establishing solid new and existing client relationships, along with keeping ZA+D in the public eye.

When not working, you can find Karen either teaching horseback riding lessons at a local farm or at her own horse boarding facility in Frederick County.


Forrest Popkin

Forrest Popkin, RA

Principal
Forrest joined the ZA+D family in 2020 with over 10 years of architecture experience and is a Registered Architect. His project experience includes: commercial office projects, warehouses, institutional, breweries, restaurants, and master planning.
At every stage of the project, starting with initial sketches through to the final walk-through of a completed project, Forrest loves architecture and this passion comes through on each project.
Also an Adjunct Professor at Frederick Community College with experience teaching 6 different courses, Forrest is also an educator. He stays active in Frederick as Secretary of local community organization East Frederick Rising and often volunteers his time to teach younger students about architecture in local schools

Tim Bain

Tim Bain, CPHC

Project Manager

Tim re-joined the ZA+D family in February of 2021 after working on the Eastern Shore for the past few years as a Project Manager. His past experience includes working in all fields of architecture ranging from small to large scale projects. He strives on team work and being able to produce a comprehensive and thorough set of drawings. Tim is a PHIUS – Certified Passive House Consultant (CPHC) and is currently on his path to licensure, in which he hopes to obtain soon. Tim has his Masters of Architecture degree from Norwich University located in Vermont.

You can find Tim at the local dirt racing track or visiting the local breweries on the weekend. Some other hobbies include camping and hiking in the mountains when the weather is nice or playing percussion in the local community band.


Emily Lally

Emily Lally, CPHC

Project Manager
Emily has always been interested in the built environment and its effect on everyday life. She earned her Bachelor of Science in Architecture from University of Maryland.  She is a PHIUS – Certified Passive House Consultant (CPHC) and is continuing her growth and knowledge in that area of architecture.
Emily has a variety of expertise from her background working in the government, commercial, and residential sectors. She enjoys working closely with clients and seeing the positive impact completed projects have on the community.
Emily loves to sketch both at work and in her free time. She also dabbles in photography, editing, and painting. When the weather is nice you can find her hiking along one of the local trails.

Liam Fox

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.


Callie Hart

Callie Hart

Administrative Manager

Callie rejoined ZA+D in February, 2021. She has brought back over 10 years of extensive knowledge and experience to the administrative team. Her ongoing skillset and current responsibilities range from project contracts, construction administration functions, accounts receivable and payable functions, billing, accuracy of project dynamics to maintain client satisfaction, build operations and anything in between.

Callie was born and raised in Maryland and has been a resident of Hagerstown, Maryland for over 10 years. In her spare time, she enjoys vacationing with her husband, and children, but most of her spare time is spent watching her son steal second on the baseball field and sitting in the audience at her daughter’s dance recitals.


Haley Frazier

Haley Frazier

Intern

Haley is a rising senior at High Point University in North Carolina. Born and raised in Frederick, she not only has a deep passion for design, but also for her community. Majoring in Interior Design, Haley hopes to further her design education here at ZA+D, learning more about architecture, gaining hands-on experience, and assisting with the construction process. After she graduates in 2023, she hopes to earn her NCIDQ and become a LEED® AP as well.

Haley enjoys yard work on the weekends, spending time downtown with her sister, or playing fetch with her puppy, Carolina.

ZA+D is always looking for talented and motivated individuals to join our team, for more information please CLICK HERE

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