Our team consist of specialized designers and planners include LEED and ADA accredited professionals, specification writers, construction experts and a range of technical architects who possess a deep understanding of construction methods and techniques.
MEET OUR TEAM
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President CEO / Architect
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 is a highly experienced architect with over 40 years of expertise in the field of architecture. He is a Registered Architect and the Principal Designer at STOA Architects. Bolullo is known for his unique approach to architecture that combines functionality and aesthetics to create beautiful and practical spaces. Throughout his career, he has designed a wide range of buildings, including commercial, residential, and public structures.
Bolullo is widely respected in the industry for his creative and innovative designs, as well as his commitment to delivering high-quality work to his clients.
Mario Bolullo, RA
Principal & QA/QC
Licensed with 30+ years of experience, Suzanne prioritizes constructability, delivery strategies, and contract administration. Suzanne oversees the project lifecycle from concept to completion, working closely with the design team to ensure code compliance and meet STOA’s quality design standards.
Suzanne Lee, AIA, LEED AP
PRINCIPAL & QA/QC
Vice President of Operations
Victor Lee is the Vice President of Operations at STOA Architects, where he plays a vital role in overseeing the day-to-day operations of the company. With many years of experience in the architecture and construction industries, Victor brings a wealth of knowledge and expertise to
His responsibilities include managing STOA’s budget and finances, ensuring the company’s projects are completed on time and within budget, and overseeing the work of the various departments within the organization.
VP OF OPERATIONS
Chief Operations Officer
Mrs. Schwettmann has over 40 years of comprehensive experience in Architectural Office Administration. She has provided administrative support for numerous architectural projects, including contract review, contract compliance on major government projects (MBE, drug, POP, etc.), consultant contracts, financial pro formats, professional liability insurance, and other administrative support to the President.
Mrs. Schwettmann was a founding member of Society of Architectural Administrators (formerly Architectural Secretaries Association), served as United Way Coordinator for three successful years, and participated in many other professional and civic activities. Notary Public.
PRINCIPAL / COO
Director of Design & Production
With 30+ years of architecture experience, Ramon’s portfolio includes a variety of residential, corporate, municipal buildings, honing his attention to detail and creative approach. Ramon’s balanced design perspective will ensure high-quality results from start to finish, overseeing day-to-day operations, budget, and leading communication with clients and stakeholders through his team.
His experience also includes graphic design, construction administration, and interior design.
Ramon Patino, M. Arch
DIRECTOR OF DESIGN & PRODUCTION
Senior Project Manager
Bill is an experienced manager and he has 60+ years of experience from diverse projects such as airports, offices, healthcare, and hospitality. He ensures the highest standards of sustainable and innovative design are met, leading the design team with Ramon’s collaboration. Bill oversees the entire design process, delivering timely and budget-conscious exceptional designs.
William (Bill) M. Hudgens, RA
SENIOR PROJECT MANAGER
BIM Manager & Senior Associate
Marek has a distinguished career with more than twenty years of experience in production, management, design, construction, and building information modeling (BIM). Marek handles all of our high caliber construction projects. Over his twenty years of experience, he has combined over 5 billion dollars worth of construction cost projects.
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, Poland, Africa and Japan.
BIM MANAGER & SENIOR ASSOCIATE
Architectural Designer & Project Manger
With nearly two decades of architectural experience, Elijah B. Karnley has joined the firm’s project management and quality control effort to ensure that the production standards of STOA’s designs are of the best quality. With his diverse experience, both within the US and internationally, his work with a variety of project types and clientele in both project management and production, his addition to STOA’s staff is of optimum benefit to the organization as we continue to pursue excellence in the industry.
Elijah B Karnley
ARCHITECTURAL DESIGNER & PROJECT MANAGER
Principal & Project Management
ChiChung has 40+ years of experience and 4+ years with STOA. He coordinates schematic design, design development, and construction documents to ensure the team’s approach to construction delivery. Working closely with the team, they lead high quality multi-disciplinary teams seeking cost-effective solutions, sustainable yet captivating design, and ensuring timely completion.
ChiChung Chang, Ph.D
PRINCIPAL & PROJECT MANAGEMENT
Project Manager & Designer
Cynthia is a project manager & designer for STOA Architects and she oversees the entire construction process, coordinates with contractors and stakeholders, and generates detailed site reports with recorded photography and drone footage. She participates in internal review meetings and provides leadership to ensure the project’s successful completion.
PROJECT MANAGER & DESIGNER
With 35+ years of technical experience, Victor Guerrero brings a wealth of architectural knowledge to all the projects he is involved on at STOA. Victor has provided production design services for many building types, including convention centers, airports, government buildings, and university classroom buildings.
Juan Rojas graduated from Prairie View A&M University with a Master of Architecture in May 2019, having previously graduated at the top of his class with an Upper Second-Class Honors Bachelor of Architecture at Central Saint Martins – University of the Arts London. While attending the Master’s Program at Prairie View A&M, he received recognition for outstanding achievement design studio IX for his Biodiversity in the Living City project.
Juan plays a critical role on STOA’s team by supporting architectural and interior design projects with skills in BIM modeling, Laser Scanning, 3D visualization, and 3D fabrication. He has been involved on a variety of projects including assisted living facilities, community centers, condominiums, and commercial facilities.
Luisa Wang is a highly experienced Project Designer at STOA Architects, with 20+ years of experience working in the firm. As a Project Designer, Luisa is responsible for overseeing the design process of various architectural projects, ensuring that they are functional, aesthetically pleasing, and meet the client’s requirements.
Luisa has a keen eye for detail and a deep understanding of architectural design principles, which she applies to every project she works on. Her expertise and dedication have made her an invaluable member of the STOA Architects team.
PROJECT MANAGER & DESIGNER
Project Administrator & Executive Assistant
For 30+ years Ms. Doody has worked as an Architectural Administrative Office Professional.
She handles a myriad of responsibilities for STOA Architects including Executive Assistant to both the CEO and Vice President, Administrative support to Project Managers, and Construction Administrators, Quarterly Contract Compliance liaison for the Pay or Play Program, and the Workforce Utilization Program, oversees the Group Medical Insurance, and assists with Project Administration as needed.
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PROJECT ADMINISTRATOR & EXECUTIVE ASSISTANT
Designer & Marketing Specialist
Nitasah Tiene is a talented Designer and Marketing specialist who works at STOA Architects. With her expertise in both design and marketing, Nitasah plays a vital role in promoting the firm’s services to clients and the wider public.
She works closely with the design team to create visually appealing marketing materials that showcase STOA Architects’ work and capabilities. Nitasah’s ability to effectively communicate the firm’s message through her designs has helped to elevate its brand and attract new clients. Her dedication and creativity make her an invaluable member of the STOA Architects team.
DESIGNER & MARKETING SPECIALIST
Larson Fontenot is the Marketing Coordinator at STOA Architects, having started in August 2022. He graduated from Northwestern State University with a Degree in Business Administration, & concentrations in Marketing and Management. During his time at the university, Larson played collegiate baseball for five years.
In his current role, Larson is responsible for overseeing STOA’s marketing strategies and initiatives, working closely with the sales and design teams to promote the brand and its services. With his education and experience in business administration and marketing, Larson is a valuable member of the STOA team.
DOCUMENT CONTROL MANAGER