Professional Network

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.

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.

Riverview Lofts

Andy McCullough
4006 Victory Blvd.
Porstmouth
VA
23701

James Reap

James Reap
609 Caldwell Hall
Athens
GA
30602
jreap@uga.edu

Preservation Strategies

Kim Trent
P.O. Box 1734
Knoxville
TN
37901
Kim@KimTrent.com
(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.

Thomason and Associates, Preservation Planners

PO Box 121225
Nashville
TN
37212
info@thomasonandassociates.com
615-385-4960

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.

The Lakota Group

Nicholas Kalogeresis
116 West Illinois Street
Chicago
IL
60654
nkalogeresis@thelakotagroup.com
(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.

The Craig Group

Lisa Craig
400 E. Kettleman Ln.
Lodi
CA
95240
lcraiggroup@gmail.com
410-991-0288

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.

Preservation Resources, Inc.

Bob Yapp
521 Bird Street
Hannibal
MO
63401
217-474-6052

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.

McDoux Preservation LLC

Steph McDougal
P. O. Box 1556
Kemah
TX
77565
833-623-7737

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.

Heritage Arts of NC, LLC

Dan Becker
300 Fayetteville Street
Raleigh
NC
27602
dan.becker@heritage-arts.net
919-906-5805

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.

Primus Construction

Christopher J. Wand
401 8th Avenue SE
Cedar Rapids
IA
52401
chris@primus-companies.com
319-393-4831
315

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.

Heritage Arts of NC, LLC

Dan Becker
dan.becker@heritage-arts.net
300 Fayetteville Street
Raleigh
NC
27602
919-906-5805

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.

McDoux Preservation LLC

Steph McDougal
P. O. Box 1556
Kemah
TX
77565
833-623-7737

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
521 Bird Street
Hannibal
MO
63401
217-474-6052

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.

Preservation Strategies

Kim Trent
Kim@KimTrent.com
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.

Primus Construction

Christopher J. Wand
chris@primus-companies.com
401 8th Avenue SE
Cedar Rapids
IA
52401
319-393-4831
315
319-393-0324

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.

The Craig Group

Lisa Craig
lcraiggroup@gmail.com
400 E. Kettleman Ln.
Lodi
CA
95240
410-991-0288

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
nkalogeresis@thelakotagroup.com
116 West Illinois Street
Chicago
IL
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

info@thomasonandassociates.com
PO Box 121225
Nashville
TN
37212
615-385-4960

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.

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