Talented & deeply experienced

Our staff’s experience gives us the ability to assemble the best design team for each project. Three-quarters of the members of our firm have been employed with MSSA for over 15 years; more than half have been with us over 20 years.

PRINCIPAL


W. Valdon Smith, Jr., AIA  President
Registered Architect; NCARB Certified
Bachelor of Architecture &
Bachelor of Science in Building Construction 

Auburn University


DESIGN AND CONTRACT DOCUMENTATION – DESIGN AND DOCUMENTS

Brett McIver, AIA – Architect
Registered Architect; LEED AP
Bachelor of Science in Architectural Engineering Technology,
Southern Polytechnic State University
Joined MSSA in 1998.

Tracey Moss, AIA – Architect
Registered Architect; LEED AP
Bachelor of Science in Architectural Engineering Technology,
Southern Polytechnic State University
Joined MSSA in 1998.

Mayes Howard – IT Director / CAD Designer
Associate of Science in Botany
Gordon College

Joined MSSA in 1986.

Russell Whitehead – CAD Designer
Joined MSSA in 1999.

Kanda Way – CAD Designer
Drafting Degree, Southern Crescent
1 year Business School
Tennessee Temple University
Joined MSSA in 1994

Kenneth M. Moore, AIA – Architect
Registered Architect
NCARB Certified; LEED AP
Bachelor of Architecture

Auburn University
Joined MSSA in 2000.

Lucian Tatum, AIA – Architect
Registered Architect
NCARB Certified; LEED AP
Master of Architecture
Georgia Institute of Technology
Joined MSSA in 1995.

Andrew J. Klemp – Intern Architect
Bachelor of Architecture
Auburn University
Joined MSSA in 2018.

Sarah ShepherdIntern Architect
Bachelor of Architecture
Bachelor of Interior Architecture
Auburn University
Joined MSSA in 2020.

MSSA employs interns from several colleges, including the Georgia Institute of Technology and Auburn University.

DESIGN AND CONTRACT DOCUMENTATION – QUALITY CONTROL AND SPECIFICATIONS

Randy Vining – Specification Writer and Quality Control
LEED AP
Bachelor of Science
in Architectural Engineering Technology
Southern Polytechnic State University
Joined MSSA in 1997.

CONSTRUCTION CONTRACT ADMINISTRATION

Turner Burson – Director
Bachelor of Science in Building Construction
Auburn University
Joined MSSA in 2002.

Tanya Rawdin – Architect
Registered Architect; NCARB Certified
Master of Architecture
Savannah College of Art and Design
Joined MSSA in 1997.

Tammy Ibanez – Coordinator
Associate of Science in Industrial Development
Gordon College
Joined MSSA in 1987.

Lisa Trucks – Assistant
Joined MSSA in 2017.

Roger S. Bloodworth – Field Representative
Joined MSSA in 1999.

Craig Gardiner – Field Representative
Joined MSSA in 2012.

Al Moore – Field Representative
Joined MSSA in 2017.

BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION

Sami Shockley – Business Manager
Joined MSSA in 1996.

Bobbye Jean Moye
Joined MSSA in 1994.

Business Development and Marketing

Allison W. Smyly – Business Development and Marketing Manager
Bachelor of Arts in English
University of Georgia
Joined MSSA in 2017.