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> Daniel F. Hellmuth, AIA  
Is a principal and co-founder of Hellmuth & Bicknese Architects, L.L.C. Mr. Hellmuth is a
LEED ™ accredited professional and in addition to his experience in Sustainable Design, has over nineteen years experience in K-12 and higher education, housing, historic preservation, and transit & transportation planning. Dan serves as Chairman of the U.S. Green Building Council-St. Louis Regional Chapter and is on the Board of Directors for Landmarks Association. He recently taught a course in Sustainable Design at the Washington University School of Architecture and speaks regularly on various green design topics including a National Head Start Conference in Albuquerque, NM on the topic of Greening Head Start Child Care Centers. He has a Bachelors of Science in Mechanical Engineering from Tulane University and a Masters of Architecture from Georgia Institute of Technology. While at Tulane he spent a Junior Year Abroad at Sheffield University and while at Georgia Tech. he took part in a one-year exchange at the ETH in Zurich, Switzerland. Dan is LEED ™ accredited through the U.S. Green Building Council.

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> Ralph C. Bicknese, AIA
Is a principal and co-founder of Hellmuth & Bicknese Architects, L.L.C. with over twenty years of diverse architectural experience including educational, sports and recreational, office, government, laboratory, religious, retail, and planning projects. Mr. Bicknese has significant experience in all phases of the architectural process, including facilities master planning, programming, architectural design, interior design, production, construction administration, project management and as a principal with complete project responsibility. His professional experience in high performance/sustainable design began over 20 years ago beginning with residential projects, solar system design and community energy and water use planning. This commitment has continued throughout his career and has been demonstrated most recently on projects ranging from planning a 30-acre school campus with new buildings and renovations in Quincy, IL to camp cabins for a non-profit organization in rural Missouri. Ralph attended the University of Evansville, and holds a BA in Architecture from Iowa State University. He is LEED ™ accredited through the U.S. Green Building Council and utilizes the process to enhance project performance. Mr. Bicknese serves on the Executive Committee of the U.S. Green Building Council-St. Louis Regional Chapter and serves as the Program Chair.

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> Ron D. Finney 
Ron Finney serves as an architectural designer. He graduated from Kansas State University with a Bachelor of Architecture. He participated in a thirty week academic internship with the Kansas City based BNIM architects, a leader in sustainable architecture, where he gained valuable experience working on a molecular medicine research facility for the University of Texas. Ron is LEED ™ accredited through the U.S. Green Building Council.

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> Patrick J. Ladendecker 

Patrick serves as an architectural designer. He graduated from Drury University with a B.Arch and a minor in Art History. He spent the fall of 2004 studying architecture in Volos, Greece. When he is not studying for his architectural registration exams, Patrick enjoys biking, working on his house, and playing with his dogs, Reeces and Oreo. Patrick is LEED ™ accredited through the U.S. Green Building Council.

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> Wanda Evans 
Wanda joined the Hellmuth + Bicknese team as a sustainable design consultant/planner. Wanda holds a Sociology B.A. with a minor in Anthropology from Indiana University, and an Urban Planning and Real Estate Development M.A. from Saint Louis University. These various academic disciplines shaped Wanda's understanding of the multi-dimensional impacts of sustainability. In her spare time, Wanda likes to play with her dog, Indie, and spend time outdoors. Wanda is LEED ™ accredited through the U.S. Green Building Council.

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> Dan Tish 
Dan serves as an architectural designer. He recently graduated from Washington University in St. Louis with a Bachelors of Science in Architecture and a Special Major in Sustainable Design, a multi-disciplinary major that he developed between three different colleges at WashU. Dan earned his LEED AP BD+C accreditation in early 2012. His research and design work has been published by the Biomimicry Institute and included in an exhibition on Biokinetics. Dan plans on going to graduate school for his professional degree after his time at Hellmuth and Bicknese. Meanwhile, he enjoys his new-found free time by playing tennis and biking.

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