Team | Carole G. Wydur, CID

Carole G. Wydur, CID

Director, Interior Design
carolew@coxkliewer.com | 757.431.0033

As Director of Interior Design, Ms. Wydur brings more than 50 years experience as planner, designer and interior design project manager. Her responsibilities include programming, space planning, design development and coordinating interior design projects from start to finish. Ms. Wydur has directed an extensive variety of interior design projects in the commercial, industrial, institutional and government sectors. We are proud to say that she has led Cox, Kliewer & Company’s interior design department since 1999.

Carole G. Wydur, CID

Director, Interior Design
carolew@coxkliewer.com | 757.431.0033

As Director of Interior Design, Ms. Wydur brings more than 50 years experience as planner, designer and interior design project manager. Her responsibilities include programming, space planning, design development and coordinating interior design projects from start to finish. Ms. Wydur has directed an extensive variety of interior design projects in the commercial, industrial, institutional and government sectors. We are proud to say that she has led Cox, Kliewer & Company’s interior design department since 1999.


Education

Bachelor of Fine Arts in Interior Design 1963,
Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, New York

National Council for Interior Design Qualifications (NCIDQ) Continuing Education Units:

  • 11/1993   Oriental Rugs
  • 01/1996   Green Interiors and Non-Toxic Construction
  • 10/1997   American Streamline Modernism
  • 11/2000   Building Codes & History Preservation
  • 08/2001   The Benefits & Uses of Natural Stone
  • 08/2001   Understanding Wood & Wood Furniture 
  • 11/2001   Cultural Innovation in the 21st Century Workplace
  • 06/2002   Video Conference Room Design

Professional Affiliations, Awards & Publications

  • International Interior Design Association (IIDA), Member
  • 1992 AIA State & National Design Award, Virginia Air & Space Museum, Hampton, VA 
  • 1992 Inform Magazine Interior Design Award, Virginia Air & Space Museum, Hampton, VA 
  • 1986 AIA State Design Award, Hampton Public Library, Hampton, VA 
  • 1990 AIA State Design Award, Peninsula Montessori School 
  • 1997 Shirley Cooper National Design Award, Woodside High School
  • 1997 Shirley Cooper National Design Award, Heritage High School 
  • Russell Memorial Library profiled in Herman Miller company brochure
  • Hampton Public Library, Phoebus Branch, profiled in Virginia Librarian 
  • Virginia Air & Space Museum profiled in Architecture Magazine

Registration

Licensed Interior Designer, Commonwealth of Virginia, 1992 - # 0412000009
Certified Contract Interior Designer, National (NCIDQ)

Representative Projects

17th Street Surf Shop - Virginia Beach, VA
31 Ocean Mixed-Use Development - Virginia Beach, VA 
Cottage Trails Apartments at Culpepper Landing - Chesapeake, VA
Earl Gregg Swem Library, College of William & Mary – Williamsburg, VA
Element at Ghent Apartments - Norfolk, VA
First Colonial Medical Center – Virginia Beach, VA
Greenwich Village Apartments - Virginia Beach, VA 
Indigo 19 Apartments - Virginia Beach, VA
Monticello Station @ Wells Fargo Center Mixed-Use Development - Norfolk, VA 
Pepsi Bottling Group – Multiple National Locations 
Radius Apartments – Newport News, VA 
Sara Lee Coffee & Tea – Suffolk, VA 
The Sanctuary @ False Cape Condominiums – Virginia Beach, VA 
Virginia Beach Town Center, Block 11 Mixed-Use Development - Virginia Beach, VA 
Woodlands Apartments - Hampton, VA

Team | Katie Barringer

Katie Barringer

Interior Designer
katieb@coxkliewer.com | 757.431.0033

Katie Barringer

Interior Designer
katieb@coxkliewer.com | 757.431.0033
 

Team | J. Grey Mason

J. Grey Mason

Vice-President, Production
greym@coxkliewer.com | 757.431.0033

Along with nearly 30 years of extensive professional experience involving all phases of project management, Mr. Mason brings to all projects his commitment, enthusiasm and personal involvement.  Maintaining this level of concern and involvement is natural, for he is a second-generation architect, from a family who seasoned him early on with practical lessons in the building business.   Mr. Mason maintains daily project administration through his hands-on work and complete oversight of the success of the architecture and design studio.  His management of projects in the commercial, multi-family, industrial and institutional sectors have all been successful because of clear communication with our clients and his staff, and his keen eye to project details.

J. Grey Mason

Vice-President, Production
greym@coxkliewer.com | 757.431.0033

Along with nearly 30 years of extensive professional experience involving all phases of project management, Mr. Mason brings to all projects his commitment, enthusiasm and personal involvement.  Maintaining this level of concern and involvement is natural, for he is a second-generation architect, from a family who seasoned him early on with practical lessons in the building business.   Mr. Mason maintains daily project administration through his hands-on work and complete oversight of the success of the architecture and design studio.  His management of projects in the commercial, multi-family, industrial and institutional sectors have all been successful because of clear communication with our clients and his staff, and his keen eye to project details.


Education

Bachelor of Architecture, Magna Cum Laude, 1983, Virginia Polytechnic Institute & State University

Registration

Licensed Architect, Commonwealth of Virginia, 1988 - # 0401007030

Professional & Civic Affiliations

  • National Council of Architectural Registration Boards (NCARB)

Representative Projects

Block 11 & Encore at 4505 Main, Virginia Beach Town Center – Virginia Beach, VA
Coast Guard Finance Center - Virginia Beach, VA
Cottage Trails Apartments at Culpepper Landing  - Chesapeake, VA 
First Colonial Professional Center - Virginia Beach, VA
Green Mountain Coffee – Windsor, VA 
Greenwich Village Apartments - Virginia Beach, VA 
Massimo Zanetti Coffee Expansion – Suffolk, VA 
Nestlé Beverages – Multiple Locations 
Pepsi Bottling Group – Multiple Locations 
Promenade Pointe Apartments - Norfolk, VA 
QVC-CVN Expansion - Suffolk, VA 
Radius Apartments – Newport News, VA 
Reflections III Office Building - Virginia Beach, VA 
Sara Lee Coffee & Tea - Suffolk, VA 
The Preserve @ Scott’s Addition – Richmond, VA

Team | Herb Shartle

Herb Shartle

Architect III
herbs@coxkliewer.com | 757.431.0033

Mr. Shartle brings twenty years of diverse Architectural project experience to Cox, Kliewer, and Company. He has been involved in all aspects of Project Management including programming, master planning, design, development of construction documents, construction administration, and project closeout. Mr. Shartle has directed an extensive variety of projects in the commercial, industrial, multi-family, retail, religious and residential sectors and serves as Senior Project Architect.

Herb Shartle

Architect III
herbs@coxkliewer.com | 757.431.0033

Mr. Shartle brings twenty years of diverse Architectural project experience to Cox, Kliewer, and Company. He has been involved in all aspects of Project Management including programming, master planning, design, development of construction documents, construction administration, and project closeout. Mr. Shartle has directed an extensive variety of projects in the commercial, industrial, multi-family, retail, religious and residential sectors and serves as Senior Project Architect.


Education

Bachelor of Architecture, Cum Laude 1987, Virginia Polytechnic Institute & State University

Registration

Licensed Architect, Commonwealth of Virginia, 1985 - # 0401007994
State of Vermont, 2000

Professional & Civic Affiliations

  • Shelburne Vermont Planning Board, 2001 - 2003

Representative Projects

17th Street Surf Shop - Virginia Beach, VA
31 Ocean Mixed-Use Development - Virginia Beach, VA
Greenwich Village Apartments - Virginia Beach, VA 
Indigo 19 Apartments - Virginia Beach, VA
Meadowood Apartments - Hampton, VA
Shorehaven Apartments – Dumfries, VA
Heritage Forest Apartments – Newport News, VA 
Monticello Station @ Wells Fargo Center Mixed-Use Development - Norfolk, VA 
Pointe at Pickett Farm Apartments – Norfolk, VA 
Riverhouse Apartments -  Norfolk, VA 
Springwater Apartments – Virginia Beach, VA
Summerhouse Apartments – Virginia Beach, VA 
The Sanctuary @ False Cape Condominiums – Virginia Beach, VA 
The Spectrum @ Willoughby - Norfolk, VA

Team | Craig C. Miller

Craig C. Miller

Architect I
craigm@coxkliewer.com | 757.431.0033

Mr. Miller is an architect with over 15 years of comprehensive experience in all facets of architectural services. He has the proven ability to take projects from conceptual design through construction completion for a wide variety of project types, inclusive of, Mixed-Use, Office, Government, Educational, Recreational, Multi-Family and Assisted Living. Mr. Miller joined Cox, Kliewer in March of 2012, and we are very proud to have him on our team.

Craig C. Miller

Architect I
craigm@coxkliewer.com | 757.431.0033

Mr. Miller is an architect with over 15 years of comprehensive experience in all facets of architectural services. He has the proven ability to take projects from conceptual design through construction completion for a wide variety of project types, inclusive of, Mixed-Use, Office, Government, Educational, Recreational, Multi-Family and Assisted Living. Mr. Miller joined Cox, Kliewer in March of 2012, and we are very proud to have him on our team.


Education

Bachelor of Architecture, 1996, Hampton University

Registration

Licensed Architect, Commonwealth of Virginia, 2002 - # 0401011907

Professional & Civic Affiliations

  • National Council of Architectural Review Boards (NCARB)
  • LEED Green Associate

Representative Projects

Green Mountain Coffee Roasters – Windsor, VA
Riverside Health Systems, Magnolia Manor Renovations – Suffolk, VA
Southern Pine Apartments – Virginia Beach, VA
Parkside at Charles Street Apartments – Newport News, VA
Hampton University, Mooring Hall Renovation – Hampton, VA
LifeNet Health, Vivigen Phase 1 Production Renovation – Virginia Beach, VA
Maruchan Virginia Process Expansion – Chesterfield, VA

Representative Projects at Previous Employment

Belmont at City Center – Newport News, VA
Park Place Apartments – Newport News, VA
Conch Republic Restaurant, Rockett’s Landing – Richmond, VA
The Point Condominiums, City Center at Oyster Point – Newport News, VA
Old Beach Village Condominiums, Phase I – Virginia Beach, VA
TownCenter One  – Newport News, VA
Northrop Grumman Apprentice School Master Planning – Newport News, VA

Team | Kim Vera Cruz

Kim Vera Cruz

Architect I
kimv@coxkliewer.com | 757.431.0033

Having begun his career with our firm, Mr. Vera Cruz brings invaluable knowledge of the inner workings of our firm by having worked projects at every level of design. His experience runs the gamut from initial test fits, through schematic and design development, construction documentation and construction administration. His project types include retail, hospitality, single and multi-family and office. When not busy designer, Mr. Vera Cruz also provides back-up IT support internally.

Kim Vera Cruz

Architect I
kimv@coxkliewer.com | 757.431.0033

Having begun his career with our firm, Mr. Vera Cruz brings invaluable knowledge of the inner workings of our firm by having worked projects at every level of design. His experience runs the gamut from initial test fits, through schematic and design development, construction documentation and construction administration. His project types include retail, hospitality, single and multi-family and office. When not busy designer, Mr. Vera Cruz also provides back-up IT support internally.


Education

Bachelor of Architecture, 2000, Virginia Polytechnic Institute & State University

Registration

Licensed Architect, Commonwealth of Virginia, 2009 - # 0401014816

Representative Projects

17th Street Surf Shop – Virginia Beach, VA
Cahoon Plantation Golf Course Clubhouse & Cart Barn – Chesapeake, VA
Edgar Cayce’s A.R.E. – Virginia Beach, VA
Franklin Condominiums – Norfolk, VA 
Kuriloff Residence – Virginia Beach, VA 
Meadowood Apartments – Norfolk, VA 
Pembroke Mall Signature Entry Replacement & Mall Renovations – Virginia Beach, VA 
Pembroke Mall, Target addition Feasibility Study – Virginia Beach, VA 
Virginia Beach Tennis & Racquet Club – Virginia Beach, VA 
Woodtide Shopping Center Façade Renovation – Virginia Beach, VA

Team | Joshua Lassiter

Joshua Lassiter

Architect I
joshual@coxkliewer.com | 757.431.0033

Mr. Lassiter provides expertise in new architectural design, project management, and construction administration services. His experience includes residential, multi-family, office, and retail projects. Mr. Lassiter further serves as the mentor and trainer to our junior architectural staff.

Joshua Lassiter

Architect I
joshual@coxkliewer.com | 757.431.0033

Mr. Lassiter provides expertise in new architectural design, project management, and construction administration services. His experience includes residential, multi-family, office, and retail projects. Mr. Lassiter further serves as the mentor and trainer to our junior architectural staff.


Education

Bachelor of Architecture, 2003 Ball State University
Bachelor of Science in Environmental Design, 2003 Ball State University

Registration

Licensed Architect, Commonwealth of Virginia, 2010 - # 0401013987
NCARB Certification 2010
Earthcraft Multifamily Certifications, 2007, 2010

Professional & Civic Affiliations

  • Boy Scouts of America, Eagle Scout, 1997
  • Triple ‘R’ Ranch Special Events Volunteer Leader 2003 – Present

Representative Projects

31 Ocean Mixed-Use Development – Virginia Beach, VA 
Ballyhack Farm – Chesapeake, VA
East Beach Cottages – Norfolk, VA
Heritage Forest Apartments – Newport News, VA 
Monticello Station @ Wells Fargo Center Mixed-Use Development – Norfolk, VA 
The Sanctuary @ False Cape Condominiums – Virginia Beach, VA
Shorehaven Apartments – Dumfries, VA
Spectrum at Willoughby Mixed-Use Development – Norfolk, VA 
Virginia Beach Town Center, Block 11 Mixed-Use Development – Virginia Beach, VA
Widgeon Professional Center Office Building – Virginia Beach, VA

Team | Julie Bauman

Julie Bauman

Technician I
julieb@coxkliewer.com | 757.431.0033

Julie Bauman

Technician I
julieb@coxkliewer.com | 757.431.0033
 

Team | Jon Wiegand

Jon Wiegand

Technician I
jonw@coxkliewer.com | 757.431.0033

Jon Wiegand

Technician I
jonw@coxkliewer.com | 757.431.0033
 

Team | Cutter Dunn

Cutter Dunn

Technician I
757.431.0033

Cutter Dunn

Technician I
757.431.0033
 

Team | Team

Team

Our core ethics of emphasizing total design capability, product quality and teamwork execution, are the basis of our firm's continuing success.

Team

Our core ethics of emphasizing total design capability, product quality and teamwork execution, are the basis of our firm's continuing success.
 

Team | Andrea Garcia

Andrea Garcia

Technician I
757.431.0033

Andrea Garcia

Technician I
757.431.0033
 

Team | Gerald A. Cox

Gerald A. Cox

President, Principal
jerryc@coxkliewer.com | 757.431.0033

Founding Cox, Kliewer & Company, P.C. in 1984, Mr. Cox maintains an active role by directing company construction documentation and administration. This is due to his personal commitment and interest in every project. Mr. Cox remains eager for new construction experience, and encourages his staff to research and apply innovative methods, versus overused “standards”. Mr. Cox strongly believes in leading by example and maintains keen oversight. Applying his lessons learned, including those of his years as vice-president with a large construction firm, help keep him very involved in the practice of his profession.

Gerald A. Cox

President, Principal
jerryc@coxkliewer.com | 757.431.0033

Founding Cox, Kliewer & Company, P.C. in 1984, Mr. Cox maintains an active role by directing company construction documentation and administration. This is due to his personal commitment and interest in every project. Mr. Cox remains eager for new construction experience, and encourages his staff to research and apply innovative methods, versus overused “standards”. Mr. Cox strongly believes in leading by example and maintains keen oversight. Applying his lessons learned, including those of his years as vice-president with a large construction firm, help keep him very involved in the practice of his profession.


Education

Bachelor of Architecture, 1977, Virginia Polytechnic Institute & State University

Registration

Licensed Architect, Commonwealth of Virginia, 1982 - # 0401005017

Professional & Civic Affiliations

  • National Council of Architectural Registration Boards (NCARB)
  • President of the Board of Directors - Virginia Beach Resort Hotel and Conference Center
  • City of Virginia Beach Historic Preservation Commission, Secretary

Representative Projects

Coast Guard Finance Center – Virginia Beach, VA
First Colonial Professional Center – Virginia Beach, VA 
Green Mountain Coffee – Windsor, VA 
Massimo Zanetti Coffee – Suffolk, VA 
Nestlé Beverages – Multiple Locations 
Pembroke Mall Renovations – Virginia Beach, VA 
Pepsi Bottling Group – Multiple Locations 
PortCentre 1 – Portsmouth, VA 
QVC-CVN Expansion – Suffolk, VA 
Reflections III – Virginia Beach, VA 
Riversedge North & South – Virginia Beach, VA 
Sara Lee Coffee & Tea – Suffolk, VA 
Tone Bros. Spices Expansion – Des Moines, IA 
Wharton Interstate Commerce Center – Wharton, NJ 
Widgeon Professional Office Center – Virginia Beach, VA

Team | Lawrence (Duff) W. Kliewer, Jr.

Lawrence (Duff) W. Kliewer, Jr.

Vice President, Principal
duffk@coxkliewer.com | 757.431.0033

Mr. Kliewer provides expertise in new architectural design, renovation, consultation, cost estimating, landscape planning, and complete interior design services. His experience includes corporate, residential, multi-family, hospitality, health care, and retail projects. Mr. Kliewer is our principal-in-charge of design and has over thirty years of designing residential and multi-family housing. His multi-family experience ranges from high end single family residential to garden style apartments, condominiums, and subsidized and affordable housing.

Lawrence (Duff) W. Kliewer, Jr.

Vice President, Principal
duffk@coxkliewer.com | 757.431.0033

Mr. Kliewer provides expertise in new architectural design, renovation, consultation, cost estimating, landscape planning, and complete interior design services. His experience includes corporate, residential, multi-family, hospitality, health care, and retail projects. Mr. Kliewer is our principal-in-charge of design and has over thirty years of designing residential and multi-family housing. His multi-family experience ranges from high end single family residential to garden style apartments, condominiums, and subsidized and affordable housing.


Education

Master of Environmental Planning, 1978
The Bartlett School of Environmental Studies, 
University College, London

Bachelor of Architecture, 1974 University of Virginia
EarthCraft Virginia Multi-Family Trianing

VHDA - Universal Design Basic Course
VHDA - Fair Housing Accessibility First Course

Professional Affiliations

City of Virginia Beach, Preliminary Design Review Committee, Resort Advisory Commission
City of Portsmouth, Victory Village Design Review Committee

Registration

Commonwealth of Virginia, 1985 - #040100596

Representative Projects

Mr. Kliewer has served as design principal on the following sample of publicly financed projects:

Monticello Station Apartments @ Wells Fargo Center - Mixed Use (HUD) 
Full Design services for 121 New Mid-Rise apartments over 33,000 SF of Retail
Norfolk, Virginia

Culpepper Landing Apartments (HUD)
Full Design for a new 135 unit garden style complex with 3,135 SF clubhouse & pool
Chesapeake, Virginia

Eagle’s Ridge Apartments (PHFA)
Upgrade & renovations for a 252 unit complex 
Edwardsville, Pennsylvania

Rolling Meadows Apartments (NCHFA)
Upgrade & renovations for a 130 unit complex 
Rocky Mount, North Carolina

NRHA - Broad Creek Phase IV Charrette
In conjunction with VHB Civil Engineering, led a 2 day Community Design Charrette, with 
deliverables for single and multi-family living  
Norfolk, Virginia

North Hills Apartments (VHDA)
Renovations to a 116 unit complex to utilizing Earthcraft Virginia standards.
Danville, Virginia

Henrico Arms Aparments (VHDA)
Upgrades & renovations for a 232 unit complex
Richmond, Virginia

Lancaster Heights Apartments (PHFA) 
Upgrade & renovations for a 198 unit complex 
Normal, Illinois

Team | Sakti Palaniswamy

Sakti Palaniswamy

Technician I
saktip@coxkliewer.com  | 757.431.0033

Sakti Palaniswamy

Technician I
saktip@coxkliewer.com  | 757.431.0033
 

Team | Andrea M. Gimm

Andrea M. Gimm

Business Services Manager​
andreag@coxkliewer.com | 757.431.0033

Ms. Gimm focuses on the administrative needs of Mr. Cox and Mr. Kliewer. She further oversees Administrative Staffing, Office Operations, and provides administrative support to the project goals of the entire organization inclusive of coordinating Proposals and AIA Contract generation. Ms. Gimm has over 11 years of administrative experience in the A/E Industry, is a well organized and dedicated professional, and we are proud to have her on our Team.

Andrea M. Gimm

Business Services Manager​
andreag@coxkliewer.com | 757.431.0033

Ms. Gimm focuses on the administrative needs of Mr. Cox and Mr. Kliewer. She further oversees Administrative Staffing, Office Operations, and provides administrative support to the project goals of the entire organization inclusive of coordinating Proposals and AIA Contract generation. Ms. Gimm has over 11 years of administrative experience in the A/E Industry, is a well organized and dedicated professional, and we are proud to have her on our Team.

 

Team | Christine D. Coleman

Christine D. Coleman

Controller
christined@coxkliewer.com | 757.431.0033

As the Controller of the company since 2006, Ms. Doherty is responsible for any and all accounting operations of Cox, Kliewer & Company, P.C.

Christine D. Coleman

Controller
christined@coxkliewer.com | 757.431.0033

As the Controller of the company since 2006, Ms. Doherty is responsible for any and all accounting operations of Cox, Kliewer & Company, P.C.

 

Team | Byron Swindell

Byron Swindell

Architectural Intern
byrons@coxkliewer.com | 757.431.0033

Byron Swindell

Architectural Intern
byrons@coxkliewer.com | 757.431.0033
 

Team | Amanda Kania

Amanda Kania

Interior Designer
amandak@coxkliewer.com | 757.431.0033

Amanda Kania

Interior Designer
amandak@coxkliewer.com | 757.431.0033
 

Team | Marvalous Chaffee

Marvalous Chaffee

Receptionist

Marvalous Chaffee

Receptionist
 

Team | Latoya Ramsuer

Latoya Ramsuer

Administrative Assistant
FFE Coordinator for Mr. Kliewer
Latoyar@coxkliewer.com | 757.431.0033

Latoya Ramsuer

Administrative Assistant
FFE Coordinator for Mr. Kliewer
Latoyar@coxkliewer.com | 757.431.0033