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October 14, 2014

SHP Leading Design Adds Four in September

(Cincinnati, OH) — SHP Leading Design, the 113-year-old architecture and design firm, has announced the addition of four new members to its Cincinnati team.

“September was a busy month for us!” says SHP president, Lauren Della Bella. “These four new staff members give SHP added capacity to provide the exemplary client service, cutting-edge design and collaboration our clients have come to expect from us.”

  • Mike Benkert has joined SHP as a project architect. Benkert is a graduate of the University of Cincinnati College of Design Architecture Art and Planning (DAAP), earning both his B.S. and master’s in architecture. Benkert is a registered architect in Ohio and is a LEED accredited professional. He joins the firm from CR Architecture.
  • Jasmine Thombre, an electrical engineer, joins SHP from a mechanical and electrical engineering firm in Cleveland, TEC Inc. The University of Toledo alumna graduated in 2012 with a B.S. in electrical engineering.
  • Brian Oldiges, a Cincinnati native, is SHP’s newest full-time graduate architect. He recently graduated from the University of Kentucky with a B.A. in architecture.
  • Bailey Stultz is a 2014 graduate of Ball State, where she earned a B.S. in architecture. She will intern at SHP for a year before pursuing her master’s degree next fall.