Solutions Architecture’s Principal and Founder, Frank A. Messineo, AIA is pleased to announce the promotion of Alexis Goldman & Thomas Strauser to the position of Firm Principal

29 April 2023

Solutions Architecture’s Principal and Founder, Frank A. Messineo, AIA is pleased to announce the promotion of two bright stars, Alexis Goldman & Thomas Strauser, of the Solutions Architecture Family to the position of Firm Principal.

The pair have been instrumental in providing outstanding service to the firm's current clients and their exemplary leadership abilities has instilled confidence within the rest of the staff, which in turn has allowed all members to ascend to a higher level of excellence. For that reason, amongst many others, Alexis Goldman, AIA, LEED AP and Thomas Strauser will join firm founder Frank Messineo in continuing the firm’s legacy as they enter into the next chapter of their professional careers.

Alexis Goldman, AIA, LEED AP possesses over 22 years of experience in design, development, and management of a variety of project types. Alexis joined Solutions Architecture in 2010, as its first official employee, nearly 13 years ago. Over that time, she has established herself as an outstanding Architect and amazing leader, who possesses a passion for her clients as much as her work. For over a decade, she has been instrumental in working collaboratively with her clients on the planning and coordination of their projects; which range from renovations to alterations to new construction projects. Her commitment to the process and to the firm's clients is second to none. Alexis believes the company's most successful relationships are a result of careful attention to the client’s needs and realistic interpretations of those needs, in conjunction with open and honest communication. Frank Messineo remarks, “Alexis’ passion compels her to make every effort to marry good design with limited budgets creating designs that the clients continually enjoy time and time again. Alexis will persist, pushing the envelope in her role as Principal and will continue to be a tremendous resource and role model for the younger staff. There are great things ahead for this amazing woman and Solutions Architecture is excited for the future with the guidance of the new and talented Principal.

Thomas Strauser joined Solutions Architecture 10 years ago, in 2013, as a Project Manager. Tom’s keen technical abilities and in-depth knowledge of construction and collaborative relationship with contractors has allowed him to improve the quality of the construction documents and carry that detail into our projects. Tom has nearly 25 years of experience in the field and strongly believes that our ability to work as a cohesive team with our clients, not only makes us effective and efficient, but is instrumental to our success. Tom is driven by impacting an individual's experience within the spaces we design, creating stimulating environments, while striving to meet and exceed our clients’ expectations. Tom has earned the respect of our growing staff and as Principal, will further cement himself as a leader and mentor to the entire team, ensuring Solutions Architecture continues to deliver the personal attention to our clients that delivers successful and exciting projects.

Their advancement within the firm over the past several years, is a testament to their hard work and dedication to our mantra; “Our goal is not to outperform others, but to outperform ourselves.” Their mutual love of Architecture and unmatched dedication has allowed them to forge long-term relationships with existing clients, provide them with outstanding services and a growing confidence that “Solutions Architecture has their back.”

Please join the entire Solutions Architecture team and our extended client family in congratulating Alexis and Tom as they move yet another goal post and continue to expand their roles at Solutions Architecture. “I am confident that Alexis and Tom will continue to provide the unparalleled level of service that our clients and our staff have become accustomed to. I have no doubt that they will continue to nurture those meaningful decades-long relationships and continue to expand the Solutions client family for years to come. The future is bright for both talented individuals and I look forward to seeing the results of their continued efforts," says Frank A. Messineo, AIA.