Michelle Shumaker | AIA | LEED AP BD+C

Michelle Shumaker is a Principal and the Director of Architecture at SPGB Architects.  She is the responsible architect for public life safety and design coordination.  She provides continuity of decision-making throughout design and construction, and seals our documents accordingly.  She is responsible for code compliance, architectural detailing and specifications, and design integration.  She assists our project manager with cost estimating and quality control.  She provides office services during construction, including requests for information and shop drawing reviews.  She also provides field services during construction as needed.

Ms. Shumaker is a task master who is uncompromising with quality control.  She is detail oriented, organized and responsive to her colleagues’ needs.  She is known as someone who gets things done, and done right.  She is able to guide the work of others through her expert knowledge of building codes, construction, computer aided drafting and MasterSpec.


Bachelor of Science in Architecture, The Ohio State University, 1997

Bachelor of Arts in Architecture, Kent State University, 2002

Professional Registration:

Architect, Ohio, 2004

Architect, Pennsylvania, 2010

Architect, Virginia, 2010

NCARB Certificate

LEED Accredited Professional, 2007

Project Experience:

Higher Education

Laboratory Buildings

Federal Projects


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