Anthony W. Hiti, AIA
Anthony Hiti, who became a principal in 2002, has held various positions with HDS Architecture since joining the practice in 1989. He has been involved in several multi-family, senior living and historic preservation projects as the lead designer or project architect. Anthony was the design architect and principal-in-charge of South Pointe Commons, Slovene Home, Kendal at Oberlin, Maple Park Place and Greenbridge Apartments. Tony attended the University of Ljubljana, Slovenia and received his B. Arch. from the University of Cincinnati in 1989. He has also completed advanced studies in Residential Environments for the Elderly at Harvard University Graduate School of Design. For over fourteen years, Tony served as a member and Secretary of the City of Euclid Architecture Review Board and is Chairman of the Board of the Cleveland Restoration Society.
David P. DiFrancesco, AIA, LEED BD + C
As the lead designer and principal-in-charge for numerous HDS Architecture assignments, David DiFrancesco has demonstrated exceptional design and organizational skills in the development of complicated projects. Dave was the chief designer for the national award winning Bruening Health Center at Judson Park, Kethley House at Benjamin Rose Place and The Gardens of McGregor and Amasa Stone. He also was the design architect for the $32 Million Progressive Call Center in Tampa, Florida. Dave became a principal of the firm in 2000 after being an associate since 1993. He received his B.Arch. from Ball State University, and completed advanced studies in Residential Environments for the Elderly and Design for the Frail Elderly and for People with Alzheimer’s at the Harvard University Graduate School of Design.
David W. Siebold, AIA
David Siebold has been a principal of HDS Architecture since January of 1999. He has directed several major projects for the firm including the $32 Million Call Center in Tampa, Florida for Progressive Insurance. David was the principal architect for the Monarch School in University Heights, Ohio and numerous multi-family housing projects in Ohio and West Virginia. He is also the inspecting architect for the Ohio Capital Corporation for Housing. David joined the firm upon receiving his B.Arch. from Kent State University in 1979. He left the firm in 1988 to become a project architect for Tower City Center and Bank One Center, returning to HDS in 1992. David is a Registered Architect in the State of Ohio, is certified by the National Council of Architecture Registration Boards (NCARB) and is a member of the American Institute of Architects.
Michael K. Werner, AIA, LEED BD + C
Michael Werner joined HDS Architecture in 1992 upon completion of his B. Arch. from Kent State University. Since that time, he has served as designer and project architect for several multi-family housing, office, retail, institutional, and health care projects. He directed the production of construction drawings and construction administration services for the Lakeview Terrace for the Cuyahoga Metropolitan Housing Authority (CMHA) and the expansion of Anna Maria of Aurora, a retirement community in Aurora, Ohio. He is currently the project architect for a new senior living apartment building in Westlake, Ohio for the Lutheran Home at Concord Reserve. Mr. Werner was also the project architect for the Mount Saint Joseph Rehabilitation Center and the Material Recovery Facility in Flagstaff, Arizona.
Brian E. Grambort, AIA, LEED AP
Brian Grambort, a licensed architect, joined HDS Architecture in 2008 and became an associate of the firm in 2015. He has been involved in multi-family housing, independent senior living, assisted living, and skilled nursing facility projects. He was the project architect for Greenbridge Commons permanent supportive housing in Cleveland and directed the expansion and renovation of the Slovene Home in Cleveland. Brian was also the project architect for the new Maple Park Place in Maple Heights and the comprehensive modernization of the Westerly in Lakewood, Ohio. In these and many other projects, his specific experience has been in design development, the production of construction documents, project coordination and construction phase services.
Kristina Reagan, IIDA, NCIDQ, LEED Green Assoc.
Director of Interior Design
Kristina Reagan joined HDS Architecture in 2007 to enhance the firm’s interior design capabilities. In addition to her interior design background, Kristina has a specific interest and knowledge in historic preservation and was the first student to complete a Masters Degree in Historic Preservation at Ursuline College. Since joining HDS, she has directed the interior design, including selection and specification of furniture, for several senior living facilities, multi-family housing, office and corporate clients. Her work includes the interior design of the Squire Sanders law office renovation, the Slovene Home and Mount St. Joseph. Kristina was named the Director of Interior Design in 2011 and became NCIDQ certified in 2012.