Category Archives: People

Gwen H. Breslin

Gwen Breslin joined Breslin Architects in 1987. She has been a Senior Project Designer responsible for all aspects of the design and construction process including planning, schematic design, design development, and construction documentation. She also engages with clients on the selection of finishes and colors and has expertise in millwork design and detailing. Her previous […]

Robin W. Breslin

Offering over 45 years of professional experience, Mr. Breslin has been responsible for the conceptual design and design development of major projects for the firm. Robin is a member of the American Institute of Architects (AIA) and is certified by the National Council of Architectural Registration Boards (NCARB). He is a licensed Architect in Pennsylvania, […]

Robert J. Breslin (1936 – 2023)

We are saddened to report that the founder and inspiration of our firm Robert J. Breslin, passed away March 7th, 2023 at the age of 86. He was a visionary architect responsible for a rich portfolio of distinctive and timeless designs in our region and further afield. He founded Breslin Architects in 1964, and with […]

Wayne F. Stitt

Senior Associate Wayne F. Stitt is a design and detail oriented architect with more than 24 years of experience in the architectural profession along with a strong track-record in notable and award-winning projects.  During his career he has been responsible for the design and management of projects from conception to construction completion in Higher-Ed, Adaptive […]

Petra Sendef

Petra obtained a Bachelor of Fine Art Degree with a major in Photography from Rhodes University, South Africa. She immigrated to America in 2019 and is now a proud U.S. citizen. Petra joined the Breslin Architects Administrative Team in 2022. She has over 20 years of global administrative and customer liaison experience. Her diverse skill […]

Adam R. Sarrge

Mr. Sarrge rejoined the firm in 2023 and is working closely with the senior staff in all phases of design. His flexibility and teaming capabilities have been valuable assets in the surveying of existing educational facilities conditions. His keen attention to detail lends support in construction administration with shop drawing review. Adam is skilled in the […]

Thomas M. Romancheck

Mr. Romancheck has a diverse background in educational, healthcare, and corporate/research building projects responsible for the development and coordination of Construction Documents and writing specifications. Since joining Breslin Architects in 2003, he has been responsible for the development and preparation of general construction specifications for many of the firm’s major projects. Several projects that he […]

Sabina Petcu

Sabina joined the Breslin Architects Administrative Team in 2022. She brings more than 20 years of experience as a Lead Administrator and Operations Coordinator in a worldwide advertising media corporation. Sabina obtained a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with a double concentration in Management and Marketing from Centenary College in New Jersey in 2001. […]

Julian Pelekanakis

Julian joined Breslin Architects in 2019. He has over 15 years of experience working in the architectural field for firms in both New York City and the Lehigh Valley. He has worked on a variety of project types including higher education, commercial, and healthcare. Julian is skilled in design and has a strong background in […]

Kevin M. Miller

Mr. Miller joined Breslin Architects in 1988. As Senior Project Manager, he is responsible for the coordination and development of Construction Documents, Specifications, Project Manual and Construction Administration for many of the firm’s major K-12 education projects. He is an expert on building codes and the American’s With Disabilities Act (ADA). Some of the projects […]

Theresa J. Mihok

Prior to relocating to the Lehigh Valley and joining the firm in 2015, Theresa held administrative roles in several Lancaster County professional services firms, including two architectural studios, a Big 5 accounting firm, as well as a private Pennsylvania liberal arts college. She has 35 years of experience in executive level administrative support, office administration […]

Brian Huber

Brian joined Breslin Architects in 2022. He has over 13 years of expertise with a focus on the planning, programming, and design of higher education spaces. He has practiced in the New York City area working with clients such as Columbia University and NYU Medical Center. Brian has extensive international project experience, primarily in the Middle […]

Daniel R. Hersh, Jr.

Mr. Hersh joined Breslin Architects in 1998. He works diligently to uphold the reputation that has made the firm successful. As a Senior Project Manager, he has been responsible for many of the largest projects produced by the firm. Mr Hersh’s architectural experience includes educational, commercial, restaurant, and residential work. He is involved in all […]

Chloe R. Fritz

Chloe joined Breslin Architects in March of 2017. As the firm’s Interior Designer, she is responsible for leading others throughout the creation and execution of innovative, conceptual, and sustainable interior spaces. She is responsible for all aspects of the design process including planning, schematic design, design development, color/finish presentations, and furniture selection. With a passion for detail and documentation, […]

Kayla M. Flyte

Kayla joined Breslin Architects in May 2023 as an Architectural Designer. Her previous work experience consists of a variety of commercial and residential projects, from renovations to new construction. She is skilled in a wide array of 2D and 3D architectural software, including Building Information Modeling (BIM). Kayla received her Bachelor of Architecture Degree from […]

David R. Fenstermacher

Mr. Fenstermacher is a construction administrator for the firm. Dave is a graduate of the Pennsylvania State University with a Bachelor’s Degree in Architecture.   He is a licensed architect in Pennsylvania with over 45 years of experience in the construction industry. In addition to being involved in the design and construction of many projects, […]

Zach Fatzinger

Zach joined Breslin Architects during the Summer of 2021. In his years of experience throughout the Lehigh Valley he has worked on a wide variety of commercial and residential projects, including interior renovations, additions, and new construction. Working with many clients on an array of building types and programs has provided him a broad range […]

Shane A. Ehrich

Mr. Ehrich joined the Breslin Team in March 2024. Shane has over 7 years of experience in the Lehigh Valley working in construction and architectural design. This has given him a unique perspective in designing a variety of local commercial projects, both new construction and renovation. Shane’s broad knowledge of various digital rendering applications and […]

Diane M. Downing

Diane joined Breslin Architects in 1989. She serves the office in various administrative capacities such as human resources, accounts receivable, and business manager. She works with staff and management on all aspects of office operations including marketing, billing, benefits, proposals, contracts, PlanCon, specifications, bidding documents, construction administration documents, and general correspondence. Diane relocated to Fort […]

Chris Carson

Chris joined Breslin Architects in 2017, bringing 25 years of experience in architecture, construction, and historic preservation to the firm. His expertise includes performing conditions assessment surveys of modern and historic building systems, designing new and restoration construction, developing working drawings and technical specifications, and managing small to mid-size privately and publicly funded projects. His […]

Mark L. Buckelew

Mr. Buckelew rejoined Breslin Architects in August 2017 after interning at the firm from 1999 until 2001. During this hiatus, he achieved architectural registration while gaining a wide range of professional experience. Mark earned a Bachelor of Architecture Degree at Temple University and a Bachelor of Science Degree from Rochester Institute of Technology. He is […]

Brandon Browning

Brandon joined Breslin Architects in November 2022 as an Architectural Designer. His previous work experience consists of collaborative commercial architectural design projects, including a variety of professional office, medical office, retail and warehouse facility fit-outs and renovations. He is skilled in a wide variety of architectural and 3-D rendering software, including Building Information Modeling (BIM). Brandon received his […]

Jared Bilsak

Jared joined Breslin Architects in 2014 and contributes to all phases of the firm’s projects. He is skilled in architectural software, developing 3D virtual models, renderings, visualizations, Building Information Modeling (BIM), and LEED. Jared serves as the President for the Eastern Pennsylvania Chapter of the American Institute of Architects and is also active in the […]

Andrew T. Bartos, Jr.

For nearly four decades Andy’s solid technical background and comprehensive construction detail knowledge has been instrumental in the successful project delivery of hundreds of Lehigh Valley projects. He is an architectural designer, project manager and BIM/CAD administrator involved in conceptual design, design development and project management. He manages the firm’s CAD system, is responsible for the […]

Michael K. Ackerman

Mr. Ackerman has senior responsibilities for the programming, conceptual design, and design development of major projects at Breslin Architects. Since joining the firm in 1985, Michael has been involved in shaping many of the firm’s most notable award winning projects. He has contributed on a wide range of project types, from educational to aviation facilities. […]

Stephen J. Behrens

Mr. Behrens has a diverse practice background in award-winning educational, healthcare, ecclesiastical and commercial architecture. Since joining Breslin Architects in 2004, Steve has been responsible for the design and management of projects from conception to construction completion. He also represents the firm in business development, prepares proposals, and presents at various conferences. Steve received his […]

Michael R. Bell

Michael joined Breslin Architects in 1994 and became a Principal in 2017. He has been responsible for the planning and design of several award-winning projects for the firm. As architects, he believes our purpose is to utilize our skills and talents in service to others. With a focus in education, his priority is to partner […]