Alan Lindsay Berry, AIA
Architect, LEED AP, CNU
Alan Berry’s career has emphasized a comprehensive approach to architectural design with a sensitive concern for a project’s historical, cultural, and environmental context. His projects have focused on historic preservation, adaptive reuse, and sustainable design, and have included a variety of building types from residential to liturgical spaces, the redevelopment of mill buildings, and design for institutional facilities. Alan strives to build upon the knowledge of our predecessors, merging a vernacular aesthetic with modern technology, as we face the economic and environmental challenges of our times.
Diane Abate, RA
Architect, Project Manager
Recently relocating to southern Vermont, Diane brings to S&A over 20 years of experience in the field of design and architecture. She earned her Bachelor of Science: Architecture and a Bachelor of Architecture: Architecture degrees from CUNY Spitzer School of Architecture graduating with honors and receiving an Excellence in Design and Best Thesis Project awards. Prior to joining S&A, Diane was an Associate with Peter Gisolfi Associates located in Hastings-on-Hudson, NY. Diane looks forward to applying her extensive knowledge of project management, building design and construction document production to her new projects, and is excited to play a role in the design and development of her new surroundings.
Jon Saccoccio, RA
Architect, Project Manager, CNU-A
After graduating from Temple University in 2010, Jon returned to southern Vermont where he worked for a small design firm as well as independently on commercial and residential projects around Southern Vermont. Jon established Workshop 48, a design and construction firm, before joining Stevens & Associates as a Project Architect in 2014. He grew up working in the trades and enjoys experimenting with design and wood working techniques, allowing him to merge design concepts with practical execution techniques.
Jillian Tomaselli, RA
Jillian Tomaselli, a registered architect, is interested in how the built environment can shape human experience and impact community, and has incorporated this interest into a variety of S&A projects. She strives to create responsible designs that contribute to comfortable, engaging, and sustainable communities, while expanding her knowledge and understanding of the trends and demands for urban housing.
After a summer internship with S&A, Jillian earned her Master of Architecture degree from the University of Hartford and accepted the 2016 AIA Henry Adams Medal and Certificate of Merit award upon graduation. She received a Bachelor of Science degree in Architecture from Keene State College, during which time she spent a semester abroad in Torino, Italy, and was the 2013 Marvin Design Studio Challenge Winner. Jillian was awarded the Tai Soo Kim Traveling Fellowship to study mass timber and how it responds to the architectural, economic, and environmental demands of the urban building industry in Europe. She hopes to incorporate her experiences abroad with the livable and sustainable community projects at Stevens & Associates.
Architectural Designer, CNU-A
Nikki has received a Bachelor of Science degree in Architecture with a minor in Sustainable Product Design and Innovation from Keene State College. During that time, her academic experience included a month abroad in Florence, Italy. Perry continued her education earning a Master of Architecture from the University of Massachusetts. Before receiving her Master’s degree, she accepted a design award at the NESEA Net-Zero Energy Student Design Competition and the First Place Award Division II for the Parsons Paper Site. In addition to sustainable design and innovation, Perry is also interested in historic preservation, urban renewal, and universal design.
Architectural Designer, LEED AP
Nathan is a graduate of the Boston Architectural College and a LEED Accredited Professional with over 15 years of professional experience working on commercial and residential projects. Nate’s passion for historic preservation is evident in both his professional and personal accomplishments. Previously, he worked as a conservator of woodwork meticulously disassembling and exploring ornate wood interiors designed and built by Louis Comfort Tiffany, Stanford White, Candace Wheeler, Pottier & Stymus, and the Herter Brothers. He is currently restoring a circa 1770 New England farm house, where he lives with his wife and two children. In addition to his design knowledge and extensive experience with BIM and CAD techniques, Nate’s practical and hands-on skills are a benefit to the S&A team and clients.
Allyson (Ally) Bedard received a Bachelor of Science degree in Architecture with a minor in Safety and Occupational Health Applied Sciences from Keene State College. While attending Keene State, she was awarded first place in the 2014 NESEA Net-Zero Energy Student Design Competition for the Residential Retrofit category. The following year, Ally received a second place award for the 2015 Marvin Design Studio Challenge. Her experience includes drafting, building materials, project management, and designing. Ally is passionate about sustainability and restoration with a desire to apply her knowledge of retrofitting within the community focusing on historic preservation.