Neil Bhatt, AIA, NCARBPresident
Neil Bhatt has over 40 years of experience practicing architecture nationally and internationally. Neil remains very hands on with all nbj projects and is always available to respond to client needs. His extensive understanding of building design and a discerning eye are invaluable assets to the studio. In his free time Neil enjoys teaching about Hinduism and leads a course and podcast discussing Bhagavad Gita.
Floyd Cybulski, AIA, NCARBSenior Associate
With over 15 years of experience practicing architecture with nbj, Floyd has experience in every aspect of design and construction and has played a key roll as a technical mentor for the studio. Floyd specializes in managing and overseeing complex projects and providing exceptional quality control both on documents and in the field. In is free time Floyd enjoys practicing karate with his two sons.
Cassidy Droski, LEED GAAssociate of Design
Cassidy has been an nbj team member since 2007. She specializes in both architectural and interior design as well as space planning and is the studio’s organization sage. Cassidy loves to work with clients to find unique and impactful design solutions to suit their needs. Outside of the office, she enjoys camping and hiking in the blue ridge mountains.
Asim Kumar, AIA, LEED APAssociate of Sustainability
In 2006, Asim immigrated to the US from India where he joined the studio at nbj as an entry level architect. Since then he has advanced to a firm Associate and has managed dozens of projects. Asim specializes in hospitality and serves as the studio’s “go to” person for sustainability.
David Wright,Project Manager
David has over 15 years of Architectural experience, joining the nbj studio in 2006. His well rounded skills compasses everything from building design, to construction administration, making him an invaluable project manager. His smart wit keeps his teammates motivated even on the slow days.
Kruti Patel,Project Coordinator
Kruti joined nbj in 2009 and has worked as project coordinator specializing in hospitality and religious projects. Kruti pours her passion for architecture to every project that she works on serves as an integral part of project teams. Kruti was the winner of the prestigious ‘best design thesis award’ at CEPT University. Outside of work, Kruti entertains a passion for traveling and movies.
Michael Hoggard, NCARBProject Manager
Michael joined nbj architecture in 2015. He has worked in the field of architecture for over 18 years and has extensive architectural experience on a verity of project types including transportation, education, office, medical, and multi-residential. In his free time Michael enjoys playing in a jazz band, graphic design, and runs a Facebook page on energy innovation.
Andrea WilliamsProject Coordinator
Andrea joined the studio at nbj in 2014 after completing her Masters of Architecture at Hampton University. She is a highly collaborative colleague, serving as a responsive, motivated coordinator. In her free time Andrea enjoys crocheting and is always impressing the office with her creations.
Jessica UmholtzProject Coordinator
Jessica joined nbj at the beginning of 2015 after completing her Masters in Architecture from Hampton University. As a part of the hospitality team, she enjoys the challenge of learning new things and growing as a designer. In her free time, Jessica enjoys traveling, art galleries and visiting friends and family back home in Virginia Beach.
Mordechai AladaProject Coordinator
Mordechai has re-joined nbj Architecture studio in 2017 bringing with him 3 decades of architectural experience including hospitality, commercial, residential, institutional and educational. He recognized for his excellent sense of design, his technical ability and an enduring passion for his work.
Clyde FernandesProject Coordinator
Clyde has had a long relationship with nbj Architecture. He graduated with a Bachelors degree in Architecture from Mumbai. Clyde has a global work experience and has worked in India, The Middle East and over 30 years of experience in The United States. He has been a Licensed Architect in the state of California since 1997. He is interested in developing process Algorithms for an organization.
Brian K.CoxProject Coordinator
Brian has over 15 years of experience in Architectural and Interior Designer with experience in design, detailing, production, and project coordinating. Brian is an avid collector, painter, and has a passion for music, tennis and vintage cars.
Ash has been with nbj Architecture since 2017. She holds a Masters degree in Building Science and has a keen interest in sustainability and building envelopes. She also assists the company in acquiring new clients, development of project proposal and maintaining cordial client relationships. She is proactive in the companies networking circle and identifying new leads.