Dominic is a principal and Business Center Discipline Leader at Stantec Denver (formerly RNL). He is focused on promoting design and practice excellence while promoting humanistic, responsive design through his work.
Since joining the firm in 2008, Dominic established himself as a key design leader leading projects ranging from domestic higher education to civic, corporate, and international urban design work. His leadership abilities led to his election to the RNL Board of Directors in 2014 where he provided strategic insight to enhance the connection between RNL leadership and emerging professionals and drive design excellence within the practice. When RNL joined Stantec in July 2017, Dominic transitioned into the role of Business Center Discipline Leader working to promote Stantec's culture of design excellence and ensuring a thoughtful, integrated approach to practice locally.
Projects Dominic has worked on have received several citations including AIA Denver, Colorado and Western Mountain Region Design Awards, an IIDA Best Award and the 2013 ISOCARP International Planning Award. In 2015, Dominic was recognized by AIA Colorado as the Emerging Professional of the Year and as a grad student, Dominic was conferred the 2009 Henry Adams Medal - a distinction awarded to the top architecture graduates nationally.
Prior to pursuing architecture, Dominic worked as an education reporter for the Durango Herald and the Rocky Mountain News. His published work has been recognized by the Associated Press Awards, the Society of Professional Journalists Mark of Excellence Awards and he is the recipient of the Damon Runyon Award for Feature Writing. Dominic graduated with distinction in 2004 from Colorado State University with a degree in Journalism.