Leadership

In forming the leadership team at IDEA, we were fortunate in being able to draw experience from all facets of our business model: Architecture, Engineering, Project Management, Technology and Construction.  

Architecture

IDEA's team of Architects and Technologists cover all aspects of building design and work at the leading edge of building information modelling (BIM) and sustainability. 

Engineering

Our in-house team of mechanical and electrical engineers help deliver integrated design solutions to bring the best value to our clients. 

Support

IDEA has a dedicated administration and marketing staff who support the work of the architecture and engineering team to help make the vision of the firm a reality.

Leadership Architecture Engineering Support

Jeanette Biemann

Director of Engineering, P.Eng, FEC, ASHRAE

Jeanette Biemann

Director of Engineering, P.Eng, FEC, ASHRAE

Renée Bois

Office & Accounts Manager – Sault Ste. Marie

Renée Bois

Office & Accounts Manager – Sault Ste. Marie

Ryan Crowle

ME, MIEEE, ASHRAE

Ryan Crowle

ME, MIEEE, ASHRAE

Natalie Muller

Office & Accounts Manager - Ottawa

Natalie Muller

Office & Accounts Manager - Ottawa

Justin Campbell

Senior Mechanical Engineer, P.Eng, ASHRAE

Justin Campbell

Senior Mechanical Engineer, P.Eng, ASHRAE

David Yetman

Business Development Manager

David Yetman

Business Development Manager

Melissa Dawe

Communications Coordinator

Melissa Dawe

Communications Coordinator

Shane Lever

Electrical Designer, A.Sc.T, LC, Associate IES

Shane Lever

Electrical Designer, A.Sc.T, LC, Associate IES

Ben Oliver

Mechanical Engineer, P.Eng, MBA

Ben Oliver

Mechanical Engineer, P.Eng, MBA

Nick Frayn

Electrical EIT, B.Eng.

Nick Frayn

Electrical EIT, B.Eng.

Liam Rising

Mechanical EIT, B.Eng.

Liam Rising

Mechanical EIT, B.Eng.

Ethan Fiset

Electrical EIT, B.Eng.

Ethan Fiset

Electrical EIT, B.Eng.

Alex Camirand

Mechanical EIT, B.Eng.

Alex Camirand

Mechanical EIT, B.Eng.

Franco Pastore

Principal, Architect, OAA, NCARB, AIA Mich.

Franco has over 25 years of experience as Principal Architect and Designer. His primary role is “Principal in Charge” of project development and design for a variety of the firm’s more complex architectural projects. Franco is primarily responsible for overall project scoping, programming, design, schedule control and cost management and retains expertise in Barrier-Free, Accessible Design. Franco takes personal interest in the early stages of project planning and has been responsible for feasibility studies and the development of strategic master plans on various local and international projects. Franco has in-depth experience project ranging from health care, institutional, educational, recreational, and residential. Also licensed in the state of Michigan, Franco has performed numerous projects in the USA and across Canada. 

Franco Pastore

Principal, Architect, OAA, NCARB, AIA Mich.

Joseph Misasi

Mechanical Technologist, A.Sc.T.

Joseph Misasi

Mechanical Technologist, A.Sc.T.

Jeanette Biemann

Principal, P.Eng, FEC, ASHRAE, LEED BD+C

Jeanette is a Professional Consulting Engineer who has been trained extensively in building systems design. She supervises a team of highly technical Engineers and Technologists. With a broad range of engineering experience, including the design of institutional, commercial, recreational, industrial and residential systems, her strongest skills are in the areas of our Integrated Design Process facilitation, project management and system conceptual design. She is a LEED accredited professional who has participated in reviewing and providing input on various projects to help improve their energy efficiency and overall sustainability. Recently, Jeanette was awarded the Fellowship award from Engineers Canada for exceptional contributions to the profession of Engineering in Canada. 

Jeanette Biemann

Principal, P.Eng, FEC, ASHRAE, LEED BD+C

Kenneth Oliver

Principal, A. Sc.T, Technologist OAAAS

Kenneth is IDEA’s Lead Technologist and Senior Project Coordinator. He brings 25 years of experience from a variety of Architectural firms across Northern Ontario. While his primary function with the firm is as Manager for the Production of Contract Documents and Senior Project Coordinator, his responsibilities also include assisting the design principals with conceptual design through to and including construction contract administration. He has extensive experience with both public and private sector type projects including health care, institutional, educational, recreational, and residential. His extensive background in computer technology encompasses a wide range of design programs from AutoCAD & Revit to customized programs to suit our firm’s design process. 

Kenneth Oliver

Principal, A. Sc.T, Technologist OAAAS

Ryan Crowle

Principal, ME, MIEEE, ASHRAE

Ryan has wide-ranging involvement in the Design and Construction IndustriesHe has worked extensively in the Commercial, Industrial and Residential construction industry as a tradesman and quantity surveyor; a combination which has provided him with the unique insight required to properly evaluate the QA process of construction documents and subsequently manage construction contracts. 

Ryan’s responsibilities encompass the entire range of services offered by our firm, from the proposal stage through project management, design, tendering, project administration and post construction. He has extensive experience working for both the private and public sectors. 

Ryan Crowle

Principal, ME, MIEEE, ASHRAE

Dino Di Sano

Studio Director of Architecture, Associate, B.Arch, OAA, MRAIC, LEED®AP

Dino Di Sano

Studio Director of Architecture, Associate, B.Arch, OAA, MRAIC, LEED®AP

Debbie Yates

Senior Architect, Associate, B.Arch, OAA, MRAIC

Debbie Yates

Senior Architect, Associate, B.Arch, OAA, MRAIC

Luc Nugent

Senior Technologist, Assoicate

Luc Nugent

Senior Technologist, Assoicate

Curtis Berkenbosch

Architect, Associate, OAA

Curtis Berkenbosch

Architect, Associate, OAA

David K. Cole

Senior Architect, Partner Emeritus, M.Arch, OAA, FRAIC, CAHP, LEED AP, McGBC

David K. Cole

Senior Architect, Partner Emeritus, M.Arch, OAA, FRAIC, CAHP, LEED AP, McGBC

Franco Pastore

Director of Architecture, OAA, NCARB, AIA (Mich.)

Franco Pastore

Director of Architecture, OAA, NCARB, AIA (Mich.)

Kenneth Oliver

A. Sc. T., Technologist OAAAS

Kenneth Oliver

A. Sc. T., Technologist OAAAS

Dino Di Sano

Studio Director, B.Arch., OAA, MRAIC, LEED AP

Dino Di Sano

Studio Director, B.Arch., OAA, MRAIC, LEED AP

Debbie Yates

Senior Architect, B.Arch., OAA, MRAIC

Debbie Yates

Senior Architect, B.Arch., OAA, MRAIC

Luc Nugent

Senior Technologist, BIM Manager

Luc Nugent

Senior Technologist, BIM Manager

Curtis Berkenbosch

Architect, OAA

Curtis Berkenbosch

Architect, OAA

David K. Cole

Senior Architect, M.Arch, OAA, FRAIC, CAHP, LEED AP, McGBC

David K. Cole

Senior Architect, M.Arch, OAA, FRAIC, CAHP, LEED AP, McGBC

Leah Guerra

Architect, B.Sc. (Acc), BAAS, M.Arch, OAA

Leah Guerra

Architect, B.Sc. (Acc), BAAS, M.Arch, OAA

Danica Lau

Architect, M.Arch, B.A.S., OAA

Danica Lau

Architect, M.Arch, B.A.S., OAA

Tim Stanley

Architect , M.Arch, OAA

Tim Stanley

Architect , M.Arch, OAA

Kasey Camiré

Intern Architect, M. Arch

Kasey Camiré

Intern Architect, M. Arch

Julia Defelice

Intern Architect, M. Arch.

Julia Defelice

Intern Architect, M. Arch.

Devin Legge

Intern Architect, M Arch

Devin Legge

Intern Architect, M Arch

Catrina Pastore

Intern Architect, M. Arch.

Catrina Pastore

Intern Architect, M. Arch.

Chris Warner-Smith

Intern Architect, Project Manager, M.Arch, BAS, Dipl. Arch. Tech., OAAAS

Chris Warner-Smith

Intern Architect, Project Manager, M.Arch, BAS, Dipl. Arch. Tech., OAAAS

Evan Lavalle

Intern Architect, M.Arch, BAS

Evan Lavalle

Intern Architect, M.Arch, BAS

Natalya Golovaneva

Interior Designer, NCIDQ, ARIDO, IDC, WELL AP

Natalya Golovaneva

Interior Designer, NCIDQ, ARIDO, IDC, WELL AP

Bill Haldenby

Senior Architecutral Technologist

Bill Haldenby

Senior Architecutral Technologist

Matthew Beaver

Architectural Technologist, Dipl. Arch. Tech., C.E.T.

Matthew Beaver

Architectural Technologist, Dipl. Arch. Tech., C.E.T.

Daniel Boulanger

Architectural Technologist, Project Manager, A.SC.T, Licensed Technologist OAA    

Daniel Boulanger

Architectural Technologist, Project Manager, A.SC.T, Licensed Technologist OAA    

Naly Jimenez

Architectural Technologist, Dipl. Arch. Tech.

Naly Jimenez

Architectural Technologist, Dipl. Arch. Tech.

Brittany Kirby

Contract Administrator, B.A. Tech – Project Management

Brittany Kirby

Contract Administrator, B.A. Tech – Project Management