Sean M. Stadler, 38
WDG Architecture, Washington, D.C.
BArch, BS, Kent State University
Named principal in 2006, youngest in firm’s history.
Holds senior responsibilities for strategic planning, design oversight, project management, marketing, and recruiting.
Leads firm’s pursuit of complex, high-profile urban projects; helped develop firm’s reputation as designer of New Urbanist high-rises.
Co-founded WDG’s senior design group to mentor firm’s young designers.
Firm’s techie and lead BIM resource.
Programs advisor, AIA National YAF Advisory Committee, 2008; vice chair (2009); chair (2010)
AIA Leadership Education Subcommittee for Professional Development.
Guest critic, Kent State and Catholic University’s architecture schools.
Volunteer graphic designer, The Phillips Collection, Washington, D.C.
OFF THE CLOCK
Can’t live without chocolate, wine, or new shoes.
Favorite music group: Dave Brubeck Quartet.
“Name That Tune” whiz: can correctly identify songs from the 70s through the late 90s.