Søren Nordal Enevoldsen – Founder of SNE Architects

[quote style=”boxed”]Free education for everybody. With knowledge comes better decisions.[/quote] Søren Nordal Enevoldsen graduated from Aarhus Architecture School in 2003 and is a member of the Danish Architects’ Association. He founded SNE Studio in Copenhagen, Denmark in 2006. Since 1988 Søren has been a committed skater himself, and still remains passionate and active on a […]

Johnny Miller – Owner of OakBridge Timber Framing

[quote style=”boxed”]I believe the key to motivation is purpose. God put us here for a reason. We’re here to accomplish a higher purpose.[/quote] Johnny Miller, the owner of OakBridge Timber Framing, has been timber framing since his late teens. He grew up in an Amish community, where the pace of life was slow and the […]

Lauren Gropper – CEO of Repurpose

[quote style=”boxed”]I think the bigger challenge is staying focused on the right ideas, and putting the other ideas aside in order to make the right ones happen. Focus is key.[/quote] Lauren Gropper is a green entrepeneur with a background in green architecture and urban design, as well as sustainability consulting for film and television. Lauren […]

Phil Leiritz – Owner of Your Custom Cellar

[quote style=”boxed”]Learn. Read. Communicate. Meet people and ask questions. Travel.[/quote] Born in France, in the white wine region of Alsace, Phil moved in Michigan in 1993 as a mechanical engineer for a big machine tool company (Charmilles Technologies, at the time). After nine years he decided to quit, and then took his little family to […]

Vina Lustado – Founder of Sol Haus Design

[quote style=”boxed”]Be passionate. Be diligent. Have integrity. Provide exceptional service. Show gratitude.[/quote] Vina Lustado is the founder of Sol Haus Design, a firm that specializes in sustainable building. After receiving an architectural degree from University of Southern California, Vina worked with notable offices in Los Angeles, San Francisco, Chicago and Ventura, California. Vina strongly believes […]