Virtue consists in a will that is in agreement with Nature.
Houston is one of the most ethnically diverse cities in the United States, and we believe it’s vital that our team bring different skills, perspectives and ideas to better serve our clients and the community. STOA reflects the diversity that is displayed throughout Houston and we are committed to a collaborative management style because our employees come from various backgrounds and cultures who speak different languages and share unique ideas and viewpoints.
Meet The Team
C.C. Lee, founder of STOA International Architects, has been in business for over 40 years, and has been working in the field of architecture for 40+ years. He is a respected architect who has been managing the firm since 1983, utilizing his structured design approach to aid clients globally.
Chao-Chiung (C.C.) Lee is a world-renowned architect, philosopher, developer, Feng-Shui master, artist, teacher and author. Under C.C.’s leadership, the firm has designed diverse hospitality and higher education projects including several maintenance facilities and service centers. C.C. Lee is also a
Feng-Shui Master who has been teaching interactive workshops at Rice University since 1999 as well as many other universities around the world.
Chao Chiung (C.C.) Lee, AIA, LEED AP
PRESIDENT CEO / ARCHITECT
Mario Bolullo has an outstanding reputation as an award-winning designer with extensive background in designing diversified building types, mixed-use developments, and building renovations. He has designed projects throughout the United States, Canada, and mainland China.
Mario is responsible for establishing the design direction in collaboration with the stakeholders, and the design team to accomplish the required design goals of this project. He will thoroughly review the project’s operations and procedures to anticipate the needs of the project. Mario will remain involved with design reviews during contract documents and contract administration to ensure the design intent is completed.
Mario Bolullo, RA
VP OF OPERATIONS
Ramón has over 30 years of experience and has worked on projects ranging from residential housing to large corporate office buildings.
His experience also includes graphic design, construction administration, and interior design. He is currently leading the completion of Harris County Precinct 4 Community Center project.
Ramon Patino, M. Arch
DIRECTOR OF DESIGN & PRODUCTION
Marek has a distinguished career with more than twenty years’ experience in production and management, design, construction, and building information modeling (BIM). He has a unique perspective having had an international education in Europe where he also practiced as an owner before continuing his career as award-winning construction administrator for projects in the United States. He has designed projects throughout North America and abroad in the UK, Saudi Arabia, and Poland.
SENIOR PROJECT ARCHITECT
BUILDING INFORMATION MODELING (BIM)
Bill is a Senior Project Manager & Architect here at STOA Architects. He is an experienced manager having worked in several architectural firms in Houston, Dallas, Lubbock and Fort Worth. Bill has project delivery experience in a variety of project types including airports, office buildings and corporate offices, healthcare, hospitality, specifications, construction, and owner’s representative, collaborating with stakeholders, and design teams to accomplish project goals.
William (Bill) M. Hudgens, RA
SENIOR PROJECT MANAGER & ARCHITECT
Elijah B Karnley
ARCHITECTURAL DESIGNER & PROJECT MANAGER
Suzanne Lee, AIA
PRINCIPAL & QA/QC
PROJECT MANAGER & DESIGNER
PROJECT MANAGER & DESIGNER
ChiChung Chang, Ph.D
PRINCIPAL & PROJECT MANAGEMENT
PROJECT ADMINISTRATOR & EXECUTIVE ASSISTANT