Though representing diverse specialties, the PWA staff work as a team to keep your projects on time and on budget. Below is a summary of their education and relevant experience including recent project experience. See PWA News for the latest news about our staff.

J. Christopher Davis, AIA
J. Christopher Davis, AIAVice President
As a Principal and President of PWA, Chris Davis assumes key design, project management, and marketing responsibilities for the firm’s education, health care, and athletic projects. His background and relevant experience have proven to be critical to keeping projects in line, on time, and on budget. Determined to have his career positively influence both the built and natural environment, Chris promotes responsible and planned development.

Profile & Highlights

Kansas State University, Bachelor of Architecture, 1992

Registered Architect in Missouri; NCARB Certified for registration throughout the United States

“You never change things by fighting the existing reality. To change something, build a new model that makes the existing model obsolete.”
– R. B. Fuller

Golf, Fishing, and Travel

Recent Work

Erik Miller, AIA, CDT
Erik Miller, AIA, CDTPrincipal/Vice President
As a Principal and Vice President of the firm, Erik Miller believes that the key to a project’s success is the coordination of project design and management. Well-versed on the procedures and policies required for a wide range of project types, his experience has proven to be essential to keeping projects in line and on time. A proponent of sustainable architecture, Erik evaluates construction methods and materials with a critical focus on life-cycle costs.

Profile & Highlights

University of Kansas, Bachelor of Architecture-1990

Registered Architect in Missouri, Arkansas, Iowa, Indiana, Kansas, Ohio, Oklahoma, Texas, and Minnesota; NCARB Certified for registration throughout the United States; Certified Documents Technologist

His family and shooting par.

“The biggest problem in the world could have been solved when it was small” – Witter Bynner in The Way of Life According to Lao-tzu”

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Kim Trabue
Kim TrabueManager/Corporate Director
An officer of the firm, Kim Trabue has coordinated the daily operations of the firm for thirty-one years. Detail-oriented, and highly organized, she offers broad knowledge of the complex workings of construction administration and firm management. Her pursuit of creative efficiency manifested in her commitment to chair the local Canstruction design/build competition from 1998 – 2015.

Profile & Highlights

University of Missouri-Columbia, Bachelor of Science in Business Administration

Certified Documents Technologist

In June of 2008, she received the Debin Benish Outstanding Businesswoman Award at the Columbia Chamber of Commerce’s Annual Meeting and Awards Banquet.

“We can complain because rose bushes have thorns, or rejoice because thorn bushes have roses” – Abraham Lincoln

Canstruction, gardening, sailing, and social media management.

Eric Roselle, AIA
Eric Roselle, AIAProject Manager
Eric Roselle lends his artistic skills and experience in computer-aided design to many of PWA’s projects. He is well-versed in the overall use of computer technology for web site design and graphic presentations and is skilled in both digital modeling and hand-rendering. His past experience has included Section 106 cultural resource surveys, Fair Housing Act/ADA compliance studies, and the preparation of both National Register Nominations and Historic American Building surveys and studies.

Profile & Highlights

Washington University, Master of Architecture; Southern Illinois University – Edwardsville, Bachelor of Fine Arts
Registered Architect – Missouri
LEED® Accredited Professional
Participated in the MS150.
“Our DNA, our blood, our flesh and our bone, is made up of the metals and the minerals and the liquids of the earth. We are the earth. We truly, literally and figuratively are the earth.” – John Trudell

Recent Work

Shannen Imsland, AIA
Shannen Imsland, AIAProject Architect
As a Project Manager/Project Architect for the firm, Shannen coordinates drawings and detailing for a wide range of projects. His knowledge of construction methods has been key to the success of many of the firm’s health care renovation and emergency services projects. With other members of the design team, he works to ensure the quality and thoroughness of design and construction documents.

Profile & Highlights

Drury University, Bachelor of Architecture, Minor in Global Perspectives
Registered Architect in the State of Missouri
“Great works are performed, not by strength, but by perseverance.” – Samuel Johnson

Recent Work

Dawn L. Andres
Dawn L. AndresMarketing Coordinator
As marketing coordinator for the firm, Dawn uses her photography, database, and graphic design skills to focus and develop the marketing efforts of the firm. Her most recent projects have included the firm’s soft rebranding and the redesign of the company’s website and marketing materials. She has volunteered her time to organizations such as CSI and the local chapter of Ducks Unlimited for various fundraising events.

Profile & Highlights

University of Missouri-Columbia, Photojournalism, 1989

  • Hiked to Snow Lake in Wyoming – 11,217 ft.
  • The St. Louis Chapter of the Society for Marketing Professional Services(SMPS) presented her with an Award for Excellence for the firm’s holiday recipe cards at the 2012 SMPS St. Louis Marketing Excellence Awards.
  • In 2014, she received an Award of Merit from SMPS for the firm’s 35th Anniversary Promotional Campaign.

“Three keys to more abundant living: caring about others, daring for others, sharing with others.” – William Arthur Ward

Photography, gardening, cooking, hiking, travel.

Recent Work