AIA Columbus Board of Directors: 2014 Slate of Candidates


President-Elect: Monica Wangler, AIA

Monica Lubbers Wangler is a Senior Associate at NBBJ where she works as a project architect on large healthcare projects. She takes projects from schematic design through construction administration and has been fortunate to work on hospitals around Ohio, including Miami Valley Hospital in Dayton and Blanchard Valley Hospital in Findlay. She began her work with NBBJ as a co-op student from the University of Cincinnati, although she has also worked with JL Bender, Inc. and Fanning Howey Associates Inc. in Columbus and KMD Architects in New York City.

Treasurer: David Youse, AIA

As President of Feinknopf Macioce Schappa Architects, Inc located in Columbus, Ohio, David A. Youse, AIA, OAA, MAA, MAIBC, CSI continues the tradition of key staff playing an active role on projects. He has been employed with FMS for 23 years. David earned his bachelor and master of architecture degrees from The Ohio State University. He is a member of NCARB and is a registered architect in Ohio, in 28 states and 3 Canadian provinces. He is a past President of Woods at Josephinum Civic Association, is a former member of NAIOP, The Downtown Discovery District and recently served as the AIA Committee Chair for the OSU/AIAS Mentoring Committee. David is known for serving as the principal-in-charge for such projects as The Scott’s Company Headquarter Addition, The Great Southern Hotel (The Westin Columbus) and Red Roof Inn-Downtown Columbus. 

Secretary: Joe Moss, AIA

Joe is an architect and design lead at Lincoln Street Studio and has been with the firm for over a decade. After careers in marketing and audio engineering, he returnedAfter careers in marketing and audio engineering, he returned to graduate school, earning a Master of Architecture from OSU in 1999. His creativity and extreme attention to detail have contributed to some of the firm’s favorite projects. Joe’s award-winning design portfolio spans a variety of projects types, ranging in scale from a 3-million square foot College of Science facility in Kuwait to an award-winning porch addition in Upper Arlington. Hehas experience with a variety of laboratory, medical, commercial, residential, and academic projects in all phases of project design and development, from concept through construction. Joe lives in Clintonville with his wife Kim and daughter Gretchen. He has led design studios as an adjunct faculty at OSU’s Knowlton School of Architecture and designs and builds furniture. When he can find a spare moment or two, he escapes to his basement studio to record.

Director: Andrew Rosenthal, AIA

A licensed architect working in central Ohio for nearly a decade – Andrew has completed projects that range from historic renovation and adaptive reuse to new-build construction. Passionate about the dialogue between architect and client – the common thread in his work has been the desire to integrate pragmatic user-driven considerations with innovative design ideas. Outside the Midwest – he has worked on a series of design studios in Manhattan for Victoria’s Secret, Express, and Limited Brands. Other projects include a new childcare facility for The Ohio State University, corporate headquarters, private residences, industrial buildings and along the way a couple of restaurants.Andrew received a bachelor’s degree in history and political science from Miami University. He honed his listening skills working in constituent relations for a State Representative before pursuing a master’s degree in architecture from The Ohio State University.On-going support for Ohio State and architectural education led Andrew to accept a seat on the Board of Governor’s for the Knowlton School of Architecture Alumni Association – as well as periodic stints as an adjunct professor of architectural design.

Associate Director: Jesse Wilmoth, Associate AIA

Jesse T. Wilmoth, Associate AIA, comes to Lincoln Street Studio and Columbus by way of Nashville, Tennessee and brings with him a venerable background in single and multi-family residential, traditional neighborhood design and mixed-use developments. Work in land planning and urban renewal highlights his understanding of community and the design of sustainable neighborhoods. His experience spans marketing and design, community collaboration and stakeholder polling, through experience in designing projects for the US Army from Arizona to Alaska, and mixed use projects throughout the United States. His current experience with Lincoln Street ranges from custom residential in the Italian Village to institutional incubators in Cleveland. Jesse is an active board member of the American Institute of Architects, volunteering on various committees in various capacities and aiding both the AIA Columbus and Tennessee offices.  Jesse is also a long standing volunteer for Habitat for Humanity, and holds a strong belief in serving in the community. Jesse resides in German Village, and lives an active lifestyle, cycling, running and even participating in amateur auto racing.

Associate Director: Andrew Hostetler, Associate AIA

Andrew Hostetler, Associate AIA, works at Braun and Steidl Architects where he serves as project manager, responsible for leading projects from schematic design through construction administration. Andrew is an active resource in the drive to achieve sustainable design strategies, and an office leader in architectural and graphics software. He started working at Braun and Steidl after receiving master’s degrees in both architecture and business administration from Kent State University. He has worked on a variety of projects which include Olde Orchard Elementary School for the City of Columbus, OSU Hopkins Hall (AIA Ohio design award), the Wireless Communication Radio Frequency Research Building (Ohio Masonry Award), OU Multi-Purpose Pavilion and has served as the LEED project administrator for the projects striving to achieve LEED certification. His interest in design in not limited to architecture, as he enjoys designing furniture and graphics as well. In his free time he enjoys working on his house and hanging out with the girls – his wife and 2 daughters. 

Associate Director: Lauren Miller, Associate AIA

Lauren attended Oakwood High School in Dayton, Ohio and its mix of art, academic rigor and introductory architecture classes helped build a foundation of creativity which led her to architecture. At Syracuse University she applied those fundamentals to great success in their architecture and sociology programs. While at SU she had the privilege of spending a semester in Florence, Italy where she studied historic design principles and methods. Her 5th year thesis studied the integration of a local Syracuse hospital into its surrounding neighbor through the design of an outdoor hospital health care environment. During summer breaks, Lauren interned for a small firm in Dayton. She graduated from Syracuse University in 2011 with her Bachelors of Architecture and currently works for Sullivan Bruck Architects in Columbus, where she has been for nearly two years. She is also an active member of the AIA Emerging Professionals Committee.In her free time, Lauren enjoys running both leisurely and competitively. She competes in various races throughout the area and is part of the Columbus Running Company running team. She also enjoys traveling and returning home to Oakwood for Sunday night dinners with her family. 

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