Our Team

Robert ("Bob") Aude, AIA


With over 30 years working with clients throughout Tampa Bay and nationally,  Bob Aude is a well known and respected leader in client centered design and execution. He is a trusted resource to area businesses, builders, homeowners, and government entities.

Throughout the years, Bob’s civic involvement has included 22 years with the Clearwater Housing Authority Board (Former Chair) and the Clearwater Municipal Code Enforcement Board

Bob and his wife Kay enjoy spending time with their three grandchildren whenever possible, remodeling their 1950's St. Pete bungalow, and supporting the St. Petersburg art scene. 

Lisa DesCoteaux

Business Manager

With over 30 years of executive management experience in the recruiting, technology and healthcare fields, Lisa brings a wealth of operations and process management experience to the firm.  

Lisa is very active in community organizations with a focus on affordable living initiatives, disability policy and access, and sustainability.


Matthew Fortune is a creative and solution oriented CAD operator with over 11 years of experience in both architectural and mechanical projects.


Matthew is an experienced supervisor with a focus on deadlines and details.


Matthew's technical expertise includes AutoCAD, Revit, Sketch-Up, Photoshop and much more.

Matthew Fortune

Job Captain/CAD Operator

Cristina Pellizzetti

Project Manager

Cristina Shoji Pellizzetti is an accomplished customer-facing Project Manager with over a decade of combined national and international experience on a vast array of projects that include Commercial, Multi-Family Residential, Mixed-Used, Single Family Residential construction in the US and LATAM.


She has a Bachelor of Science in Architecture from Mackenzie University Brazil, and a Master of Arts from Middlesex University, London United Kingdom. Areas of Expertise include Project Management, LEED Environmental certification for sustainable green buildings, AutoCAD and Revit proficiency. She has held the PMP and LEED AP_BD+C accreditation since 2010.

Matt Schoeppe

Project Manager

Matt brings over 35 years' of experience to the firm,  predominantly in custom residential design and commercial projects. Since the firms' inception, Matt has been an integral part of the team.


As Project Manager, Matt is dedicated to providing a superior experience to clients and consultants alike.