Firm Principal - Team Lead

Julie Coulter, AIA, NCARB, LEED® AP/BD+C

3+ decades of Design and Construction, Quality Assurance, Risk Assessment, and Project Management.


Professional Associations:

Licensed Architect in Missouri and Illinois

LEED® Accredited Professional since 2004.

Member of American Institute of Architects

Member of International Institute of Building Enclosure Consultants

Bachelor of Architecture Degree -Tulane University

Master of Architecture Degree - Tulane University

Career Highlights:

  • Founder/President of Architecture firm versed in commercial, commercial interiors, SF & MF residential, and historic restoration projects.  
  • Senior Architect/Assoc. VP for E/A firm, leading multi-discipline teams in  public and private projects–including O’Hare Modernization Master Civil Joint Venture effort, Chicago Dept of Water Mgmt Backup Power Projects, Chicago Public Schools Life Safety Improvements, METRA Rail, and many permanent exhibits for The Museum of Science & Industry.
  •  Vice Pres./Sr. Construction Risk Administrator for JP Morgan Chase, performing due diligence/management of a $600 million construction loan portfolio, including new construction of Jumer’s Casino & Hotel, The Cleveland Clinic Service Center, and large Multi-Family urban redevelopment projects of affordable and market rate housing.  


  • Detailed Property Condition, Building Envelope, and Roof Assessments to Owners/Lenders/Investors. 
  • Expert guidance in Lender/Investor Pre-Closing Project Due Diligence and Construction Phase Monitoring/Earned Value/Quality Assurance for Industrial, Commercial, Historic, Multifamily, Institutional, and many other project types/scopes - New Construction, Tax Credit Finance, and Rehabilitation projects. 
  • Leadership in Owner Representative and Project Management to successfully guide clients’ construction projects from planning to completion.