Clifford M. Scholz, AIA, LEED AP, FGBC CA
President

As founder and namesake of CMSA, Cliff brings over 40 years of experience in architecture and construction. His sense of design and clear-cut goals have guided his firm and created a reputation for quality and excellence. As lead architect, he is responsible for design and construction management for projects consisting of custom residential developments, office

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Richard D Oswald
Senior Vice President

As Senior Vice President and partner, he draws on over 40 years of experience in residential and commercial architecture and construction. He is a registered architect in the state of Colorado as well as a licensed general contractor, Rick has a unique ability to think through the design and how it transforms into reality.

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Daniel S. Shaffer, AIA
Vice President

Daniel graduated from the University of Miami, where he received his Accredited Bachelors of Architecture degree. He is currently a board member of the Gulf Coast Florida AIA Chapter and is newly licensed as a registered architect in the state of Florida. As an architect Daniel has experience with custom residential, sustainable design and small scale commercial projects.

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Jaime Scarpitta
Project Manager

Born in Caracas, Venezuela, Jaime is the newest addition to our CMSA Staff. Jaime graduated from the University of Michigan in 1982 with a Bachelor of Architecture Degree. He brings onboard his High End Residential Project Management, Design, and 3D Architectural Visualization expertise.

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Crystal Caudle
SR CAD Technician

Crystal contributes her digital drafting talent to CMSA by creating the technical drawings/blueprints used during construction. Crystal has amassed over 14 years of AutoCAD experience, mainly focused in commercial projects. Her keen eye for detail is a huge asset to the team.

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Karma Gilchrist
Office Manager

Karma is CMSA’s new Office Manager. She has over 25 years of experience in business administration, focused in residential real estate sales. Karma graduated from the University of South Florida and is a licensed Florida REALTOR®. She handles our office needs, supports the marketing team, and ensures that our customers receive exceptional service while working with us.

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Candace Scott
Intern

Candace earned a Master’s in Architecture degree from Florida International University in Miami. Candace has a great deal of experience in designing Single Family Residences and says one of her favorite parts of the process is the opportunity to use design to influence how we experience and inhabit a space. She is excited to be a part of the team and the work done here at CMSA!