Terry Marklevitz studied at the University of Waterloo, where he received Bachelor of Environmental Studies and Bachelor of Architecture degrees. Terry has developed a specialization and expertise in academic projects during the last 30 years of service. A LEED-Accredited Professional, Terry is an advocate of the creative adaptive re-use of existing buildings and has developed a vast body of knowledge of historical restoration. A community minded person, past president of the Kiwanis Club, past director of United Way, Habitat for Humanity, Board member and property chair of Gallery Stratford and an ongoing sponsor of local cultural groups. Terry is a recipient of the Canadian Governor General Award 2002, the OAA Good Design is Good Business 2004, and Excellence in Public Education 2013.
Michelle Lester graduated from the four-year architectural technology program at Fanshawe College. Now a senior technologist and project manager, Michelle has been with the firm for over 20 years. Michelle’s strong technical background and keen architectural sense have been honed from a diverse array of buildings designs.
Michelle’s project background includes over 100 education projects for the Avon Maitland District School Board and the Huron Perth Catholic District School Board, the Avon Theatre renewal, The Bruce Hotel, a new luxury hotel in Stratford, new public library buildings in Milverton and Flesherton, Scotiabank projects throughout south western Ontario and additions to churches in Stratford and surrounding areas as well as numerous daycare projects.
Megan graduated from the University of Toronto in 2004 and then entered the four-year architectural technology program at Fanshawe College in London Ontario. Megan, a LEED Accredited Professional, has been working for Marklevitz since 2008. A senior technologist and project manager, Megan’s work focus has been educational buildings. Recently Megan completed both the contract documents and the contract administration for the new Maitland River Elementary School. This 53,000 square foot building was completed for a construction cost of 11 million dollars. A previous experience with the new Little Falls Elementary School in St Marys where many LEED initiatives were developed and incorporated, Megan has become and expert in sustainable design technologies in new buildings.
Chris Leberg, contract administrator, has been with the firm for more than twenty years. Chris is an integral part of our team, facilitating the planning, coordination and control of a project from beginning to end.
Responsible for all the administrative aspects for the management of our projects, Chris has developed a well-organized and systematic delivery of information as it pertains to the business of architecture.