Orlando Studio Welcomes New Managing Director Chad Wentz – AIA, IIDA,

We are very pleased to announce the hiring of Chad Wentz, AIA, IIDA, as a Managing Director at Silling Architects.  Chad joins Jody Driggs AIA, NCARB, Principal, in responsibility for developing and implementing the firm’s strategic direction and expanding the workplace practice.

Chad has an impressive resume of client relationships and award-winning projects throughout North America. His leadership approach is predicated on listening, and his passion for integrating design, research, and technology with budgets and schedules provides a trans-disciplinary approach and foundation to execute on a client’s vision.  His prior work includes projects for clients AdventHealth, Fairwinds Credit Union, Tavistock, Signature Aviation, Universal Creative, City of Orlando, Duke Energy, American Express, ConocoPhilips and many more.

“Today’s workplace is uniquely changed and requires research, innovative thinking, and new depths of client-centeredness to deliver meaningful, tailored solutions.  I’m thrilled for the opportunity to join Silling Architects and continue the success of this critical design practice with a rich heritage that first started in 1902.  I’m honored to join Jody and the entire Silling team packed with talented, passionate design professionals who bring expert design leadership and servant humility to their work.”

Mr. Wentz, an Ohio native, earned a Bachelor of Architecture from Kent State University.  He is a registered Architect and accredited Interior Designer.  He and his family have planted roots in Orlando and are excited to call central Florida “home.”