Thad joined SVPA in 2000 and brought several years of experience in the architectural field with him, as well as CAD expertise and multi-media marketing experience. Thad’s career has included project management, residential, commercial and interior design, construction administration and all the other details that bring projects to successful conclusions. Thad became a Vice President in 2014.

At SVPA, Thad has managed all types of projects: from banks to corporate headquarters to recreation centers. Every client, large or small, receives the same high-quality level of service that is one of SVPA’s hallmarks. One of Thad’s clients, Brian Disney of Central State Bank in State Center said, “Once again, thank you for all you have done for me and Central State Bank. We could not have dreamed of a better business partner in this project than you and SVPA.”

Bondurant Regional Trailhead

Bondurant Regional Trailhead

Academic Credentials & Certifications...

  • Bachelor of Architecture, Iowa State University, 1994
  • Licensed Architect in Iowa, Illinois, Kansas, Minnesota, Nebraska & South Dakota

Professional Highlights & Affiliations...

  • Vice President and Architect, SVPA Architects Inc.
  • Member, American Institute of Architects (AIA)
  • National Council of Architectural Registration Boards (NCARB)

Community Activities...

  • President, Bondurant Soccer Club
  • Board Member, Bondurant Development Inc.
  • Committee Member, Bondurant Regional Trailhead
  • Memeber, Iowa Park & Recreation Association
  • 4H Polk County Hot Shot Inspector
  • Member, Iowa BBQ Society
  • Member, Iowa State University Alumni Association
  • Certified Judge and Member, Kansas City Barbecue Society
  • Committee Member, Biking Bondurant
  • Eagle Scout, Boy Scouts of America

Current and Recent Project Work...

  • Grimes Distribution Buildings 2, 3 & 4
  • Hy-Vee Food Stores, Midwest Region
  • Hy-Vee Corporate Headquarters, West Des Moines, IA
  • Midwest Heritage Bank, Chariton & West Des Moines, IA
  • Berkley Technology Services, Urbandale, IA
  • Indianola Wellness Center
  • Bondurant-Farrar Community School District, Athletic Complex & High School Addition
  • Brick Street Market, Bondurant, IA
  • Waukee Family YMCA
  • Central State Bank, State Center, IA
  • Cascade Falls Aquatic Center, Ankeny, IA
  • Bondurant Regional Trailhead
  • Community State Bank, Newton & Norwalk, IA
  • Continental Western Group, Urbandale, IA
  • Peoples Bank, Carlisle, IA