Meet the People: Ron Dick

 
Name? Ron Dick

 

How old are you? 58

 

Where are you from? Fort Wayne
 
What is your role at DC?
I’m a founding Principal, project architect, project manager and relationship manager for various projects in and around our community. Mentor, problem solver and design advocate. Cheerleader. Receptive listener.

 

How many years have you been in the field? 34

 

What registrations/certifications do you have? Registered Architect Indiana, AIA, LEED AP

 

Where did you obtain your degree? Ball State University, BArch, 1982

 

Do you focus on any specific market?
Local community, higher education, corporate, multi-family residential.
 
Can you tell us a little bit about a project you’re currently working on?
The Riverfront Promenade. The first (of many) projects for the riverfront in Fort Wayne. This project is a catalyst project, revealing the potential to the community of opening up and utilizing this under-utilized resource.
 
What’s one of your favorite projects you’ve worked on while at DC?
The Harrison. Part of the catalytic project (Harrison Square) for downtown Fort Wayne. The Harrison Square project revealed to our community what good design can do, and proved that our Fort Wayne community deserves quality.
 
What's your favorite part about DC?
The young people, the energy, the culture, the fun times!  
 
What do you enjoy doing outside of DC?
Travel, music, the local art scene, the local food/restaurant scene, a little bit of golf, a little bit of volleyball, a little bit of racquetball.
 
Why do people choose DC?
There really IS something different going on here!
 
What is something we don't know about you?
I was cartwheel champion in my 4th grade gym class!
 
Any advice for current and future clients?
Expect to have fun with our team.  Expect to see passion, a true team spirit, energy, guidance and expertise in what we do!