Ivan is a graduate of Clemson University, where he earned a Master of Architecture in 2016.  He is also a Virginia Tech alumni, holding a Bachelor of Science in Industrial Design.  Prior to his pursuit of architecture, Ivan practiced Industrial Design with a consulting firm in Cincinnati and with General Electric Appliances in Louisville, Kentucky.   He is excited to join The Gaines Group, where he hopes to apply his knowledge of user experience and human factors to architectural design.

Ivan is a Virginia native, and happy to be living and working in his home state.  When not in the office, his interests include the great outdoors, vintage motorcycling, audio electronics, and playing music.  Ivan appreciates the sense of community found in the Shenandoah Valley and hopes to be an engaged citizen through his work with with The Gaines Group.