As Managing Partner of RD Jones & Associates Baltimore Office,Bernard¹s hands-on leadership coupled with his creative problem solving and passion for hospitality design ensure consistent, sophisticated and successful projects. He has a desire to please clients, meet deadlines and complete projects in a timely manner. His natural talent for leadership of the creative process coupled with a vast knowledge of the hospitality design industry enables him to manage complicated projects, design teams and clients. He embraces the core principals of design on adhering to SCOPE, SCHEDULE, and BUDGET. Bernard¹s responsibilities include management of all phases of the interior architecture and design process for the Baltimore studio. He is closely involved in new client development, contractual documentation and overall project management. Bernard holds a Bachelors of Architecture from the Pennsylvania State University with a Minor of Fine Arts. He has over 20 years of experience in the Hospitality and Commercial Real Estate Industries. Over his career, he has directed numerous outstanding Design Projects which have involved him in all aspects of the Hotel, Restaurant and Multifamily industries. His remarkable vision to oversee and implement the design process from concept thru installation is of huge value to all clients and consultants associated with the project.
He remains personally involved in the design vision, itemized cost estimation, review of detailed specifications, procurement and project management. The thorough oversight of all of these aspects aligned with the tight RDJA Construction Documentation, assures the design team has met all of our clients budgets and goals.
Before rejoining RD Jones as a partner, he was Senior Associate with Adamstein & Demetriou Architects (A&D) in Washington DC, National, Award-Winning restaurant and Hospitality Architectural and Interior Design Firm overseeing both Renovation and New Construction Projects. He was also an Owner¹s Representative for Host Hotels & Resorts and Claris Services Corporation, Owners and Developers. In all of these arenas he has been responsible for contracting and managing Technical Architectural and Engineering Consultant Services on Award-Winning Projects.