TEG Architects announces new firm ownership and other news

TEG Architects, an architecture, visualization and interior design firm headquartered in Jeffersonville, Ind., announced the new ownership and management structure of the firm, effective July 1, 2019. Thresa Estopinal, Kevin Russell, Ernie Dreher, John Sprouls, and Jared Burt will now serve as managing partners. The new – yet familiar – leadership team will ensure the firm’s well-established brand remains.

This change was necessary after Wayne Estopinal lost his life in a plane crash in November 2018. This untimely event sparked the need for restructuring in order to maintain the firm’s commitment to providing clients with quality, service and creativity – core values that have been instilled into the firm since its inception in 1989.

Together, the new leadership team holds nearly 100 years of experience with TEG, which will provide a smooth transition of operations and continuity of services to the firm’s clients. Thresa, who co-founded the architecture firm with Wayne 30 years ago, will manage human resources and finances. Kevin with 29 years, Ernie with 21 years, John with 15 years, and Jared with 4 years of experience with TEG will lead the design and construction administration services.

TEG ranked amongst top healthcare architectural firms

Jeffersonville, Indiana –TEG Architects, an architecture, visualization and interior design firm headquartered in Jeffersonville, Ind., was named 41st largest healthcare architectural firm in the U.S. by Modern Healthcare magazine. Modern Healthcare, the industry’s leading source of healthcare business and policy news, research and information, annually ranks firms based on the previous year’s volume of projects.

TEG ranked amongst the top architectural firms with completed healthcare projects totaling more than $123 million in construction cost value and 862,000 SF in 2018. During this span, healthcare projects accounted for 90 percent of TEG’s work. In 2018, the firm ranked 49th, with completed healthcare projects totaling more than $75 million in construction cost value.

Ball State names College of Architecture after late Wayne Estopinal

Ball State announced the university would name the College of Architecture and Planning (CAP) after the late R. Wayne Estopinal.

During a special meeting, the trustees and college leadership recognized Estopinal’s 40 plus years of involvement as a highly engaged alumni leader and trustee.  He had served on Ball State’s Board of Trustees from 2011 until his death on November 30, 2018. He had also served on the Alumni Council, including its Executive Committee, and the Ball State University Foundation Board of Directors. Estopinal died when his plane crashed while traveling to attend a Ball State University alumni event in Chicago.

TEG celebrates 30 years

In June 2019, TEG celebrated 30 years of design excellence. TEG hosted an internal design competition for a 30-year milestone logo. The design produced by Darrell Burgess was selected as the winner. The logo incorporates TEG’s Jeffersonville, Indiana headquarters, Big Four Station Park and the unique chapel at Our Lady of Lourdes in Lafayette, Louisiana. These projects made a significant impact on the surrounding areas they serve and will change lives for decades to come.

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