The NAPC Professional Network Directory connects local preservationists with small consulting firms and preservation professionals that provide a variety of services and products and who support NAPC’s mission.

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The National Alliance of Preservation Commissions does not endorse the products or services of the following professional organizations, and encourages interested parties to check references.

Christopher J. Wand, AIA, LEED AP
Project Architect, Primus Construction
401 8th Avenue, SE
Cedar Rapids, IA 52401
319-393-4831 ext. 315(p)

319-393-0324 (f)

Primus Construction is a design-build contractor located in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. Primus specializes in the design and construction of dental offices, small financial institutions and other commercial projects ranging in size from a few thousand to forty thousand square feet. We have completed projects in Iowa, Wisconsin, Nebraska and South Dakota. Though Primus focuses primarily on new construction projects, our staff includes architects with historic preservation experience who are licensed in Iowa, Wisconsin, South Dakota, Nebraska and, in the near future, Missouri and Minnesota. In addition, Chris Wand is a former member of the Historic Preservation Commission in Dubuque, Iowa, and the National Alliance of Preservation Board of Directors.

Commonwealth Preservation Group
Paige W. Pollard

PO Box 11083
Norfolk, VA 23517
757-923-1900 (p)
757-923-0076 (f)

Commonwealth Preservation Group is a preservation consulting firm that provides services for a variety of preservation projects. Services include residential and commercial tax credit rehabilitation, National Register and Virginia Landmarks Register nominations for individual properties and historic districts as well as preservation planning initiatives.

Heritage Arts of NC, LLC
Dan Becker, Owner and Principal Consultant

300 Fayetteville Street #1412
Raleigh, NC 27602
757-923-1900 (p)
757-923-0076 (f)

With more than thirty-four years experience in historic preservation and architectural design review, in the non-profit sector in both the staff and board member roles, and in land-use planning and architecture, consulting services I can help you to success with include historic preservation commission training, historic structure evaluation, Certificate of Appropriateness applications, local historic landmark applications, historic preservation plans, design guidelines preparation and updates, historic preservation ordinances, retreat facilitation, vision statements, mission statements, strategic planning, non-profit governance evaluation, bylaws updates to embrace current best practices, pre-development zoning code evaluation, comprehensive plan elements, character preservation ordinances, storefront design, and respectful additions to historic residences.

Historic Resources Group
12 S. Fair Oaks Avenue, Suite 200
Pasadena, CA 91105-1915

With an established reputation for innovative problem solving, Historic Resources Group is the leading historic preservation planning, architecture, and development services firm in California. Since its founding in 1989, Historic Resources Group has offered its clients – which include developers, real estate professionals, architects, non-profit organizations, community groups, and municipal, county, regional, state, and federal government agencies – a wide range of preservation services.

John Williams I Architects
50 Cedar Avenue
Snohomish, WA 98209

John Williams I Architect provides consultant services to the preservation community. As a sole proprietor, my primary responsibilities include project management, coordination, and design for both public and private clients. The firm currently focuses on rehabilitating historically significant resources, producing planning studies, and conducting workshops addressing preservation topics. I was honored to be appointed to the United States Advisory Council on Historic Preservation by President Bush. And was appointed by then Governor Locke to the Washington State Advisory Council on Historic Preservation and reappointed by Governor Gregoire as its Chairman. I have served as Vice President of Preservation Action and enjoyed serving as Chairman of the National Alliance of Preservation Commissions. I was the Chair of the Pike Place Market Historical Commission, Chair of the Oysterville Design Review Board, and a past member of the King County Landmarks Commissions.

McDoux Preservation LLC
Steph McDougal
P. O. Box 1556
Kemah, TX 77565

McDoux Preservation is a consulting firm that specializes in performance improvement for preservation professionals. Steph McDougal has developed training/education and performance systems for Global 500 companies, small businesses, higher education, and non-profits since 1996. In 2008, she completed a Master’s degree in Historic Preservation and refocused her existing consulting practice. McDoux Preservation provides research-based solutions that make city governments, non-profit preservation organizations, and individuals more effective. 

Preservation Resources, Inc.
Bob Yapp 

Preservation Resources Inc. (PRI) is a multi-layered consulting firm advising and educating clients on a broad range of historic preservation issues including local landmark and national register nominations, training programs, zoning and land use, design guidelines, and historic building technologies, to name a few. To view PRI’s extensive list of services, please visit their website.

Taylor Made Plans
P.O. Box 68362
Nashville, TN 37206

Taylor Made Plans creates custom and sells infill stock plan designs that preserve the historic integrity of neighborhoods while offering the modern amenities of today, within budget. Taylor Made Plans is led by Lynn Taylor, a nationally award-winning residential designer known for the personal care and meticulous attention to detail she brings to each project.

With a straightforward and down-to-earth style, Lynn Taylor is a well-respected speaker on infill housing, the process of additions & renovations for historic homes, etc. Her trademark is bridging the gap between professional organizations and your local homeowner.

Terri L. Foley – Historic Preservation Consultant
8812 Sedgley Drive
Wilmington, NC 28412

As a historic preservation consultant, Terri Foley has been helping communities to preserve and protect their historic resources and heritage for over a decade. Her clients include local government, state governments, cultural resource firms, architects, developers, consultants, and property owners. As a sole proprietor Terri Foley leads every project and consults with clients to ensure each project is finished on time and is a success. Her experience includes design review guidelines, National Register nominations, historic resources surveys, land-use/building condition surveys, documentation and eligibility assessments, multiple property documentation forms, HABS/HAERS documentation and working with Certified Local Government grant projects.  This work includes eighteenth through twentieth century resources that range from commercial, public, civic and residential buildings to cemeteries, a Warren deck truss bridge to industrial districts, brick streets to carriage/horse mounting blocks, poles, and steps. Foley’s education and experience meets the Secretary of the Interior’s Professional Qualification Standards for Architectural History and Historic Preservation as outlined in 36 CFR 61 of the National Historic Preservation Act of 1966, as amended.

The Craig Group
400 E. Kettleman Ln., Suite 20-G
Lodi, CA 95240

The Craig Group is a national consulting firm facilitating local governments and nonprofit organizations in planning for greater resilience and economic vitality in historic communities.   Lisa Craig, Principal of The Craig Group has 25+ years experience in local government, property redevelopment and nonprofit management and her extensive network of skilled professionals in climate adaptation, urban planning, engineering, economic development, architectural design, cultural and natural resource protection and nonprofit management ensures access to best practices nationwide. Prior to launching her own firm, Ms. Craig led the award-winning Weather It Together Initiative, the nation’s first cultural resource hazard mitigation plan.  Ms. Craig is qualified as an expert witness in historic preservation, a cultural resource climate adaptation planning subject matter expert, and a CAMP trainer.

The Lakota Group
Nicholas Kalogeresis, AICP – Associate Principal
116 West Illinois Street, Floor 7
Chicago, Illinois 60654
(312) 467-5445 (office)
(708) 805-7089 (cell)

Established in 1993, the Lakota Group works with communities across the country on integrating historic preservation as a tool for promoting economic development, for stewarding and protecting historic and cultural resources, for strengthening community character and design, and for enhancing local quality of life.  The Lakota Group has served a wide range of communities across the country in states including Arizona, Arkansas, Hawaii, Idaho, Illinois, Montana, New York, Oregon and Texas.  The hallmark of our preservation planning work is our energetic community engagement programs that foster a cross-section of stakeholder participation.  The Lakota Group also maintains work portfolios in Urban Planning, Urban Design and Landscape Architecture, and Community Engagement.

Thomason and Associates, Preservation Planners
PO Box 121225
1907 21st Avenue South
Nashville, TN 37212

At Thomason and Associates, we measure our success by how well we help you identify the best of your historical resources and usher them into a vital and prosperous future. Founded in 1982, we have more than 700 projects to our credit. From farmhouses in the South to courthouse squares in the Midwest and historic districts in the Northwest, or military installations across the country and on the streetscapes of America’s urban core, we have actively defined and articulated the inherent value of preservation as the field has evolved. Our team includes preservation planners, architectural historians, researchers and associates at the forefront of preservation trends worldwide. We use our collective expertise to help you bring together historical elements in your community to create a rich and robust future. Successful preservation solutions must be embraced by the many, not imposed by the few. For 25 years, we at Thomason and Associates have helped communities develop consensus through public meetings, media use and educational efforts. When discussions are intense,we offer practical options and creative compromises that allow you and your community to generate economic well-being, enhance livability and realize your preservation goals.

Preservation Strategies
Kim Trent
P.O. Box 1734
Knoxville, TN 37901
(865) 705-1397
Kim Trent’s 25+ years of experience working with non-profit organizations, for-profit preservation developers and government officials helps her clients navigate a smooth path to success. The following customizable services are available:
Non-Profit Organizations – Kim brings real world experience and deep insights to positioning your organization for success through strategic planning; facilitating organizational retreats and public meetings to increase support for your work; fundraising planning and implementation; marketing and public relations; creating and managing historic real estate revolving funds; and creating effective advocacy strategies customized to your mission and community.
Preservation Development Professionals – Completing Federal Rehabilitation Tax Credit applications in conjunction with project architects and contractors; National Register nominations; connecting developers with experts and investors around the country to insure projects are successfully funded; project advocacy with government officials at every level; marketing and public relations strategies; and general preservation project consulting.

Government Agencies – Kim’s experience and insights can support civic leaders by facilitating public meetings to gather input on support for preservation initiatives; identifying development tools and incentives to encourage preservation in communities; consulting on civic preservation projects; connecting projects with funders and investors; planning successful conferences, workshops and meetings to educate the public and government officials on the benefits of historic preservation.
James Reap
Attorney at Law
609 Caldwell Hall
Athens, GA 30602

Jackson W. Beck, J.D./M.H.P.

Attorney at Yoder, Ainlay, Ulmer & Buckingham, LLP.
130 N. Main Street

Goshen, IN 46527

Riverview Lofts
Andy McCullough, Manager
4006 Victory Blvd., Ste. J-222
Portsmouth, VA 23701