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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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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Samantha Johnson
Architectural CAD/BIM Drafter

Samantha is very passionate about the industry and is always pushing herself to continue learning and growing.  She is currently working to obtain LEED Green Associate and LEED AP Building Design + Construction (BD+C) Certifications.  Samantha brings over 6 years of residential and more than 2 years of commercial drafting experience to the table, making her a versatile member of any team.

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Kim Jordan Sutton, ASID, NCIDQ
Interior Designer

Kim is an award-winning interior designer with over 30 years of professional experience on a wide variety of projects. She earned a Bachelor of Science in Interior Design from Florida State University and is NCIDQ certified. Kim is client-focused and detail-oriented. Her extensive Residential and Commercial background and knowledge of construction, detailing, and project logistics fit perfectly with the CMSA design service approach and are a valuable contribution to any team. Kim’s interiors are as unique as each individual client, responding directly to the client’s aesthetics and the surrounding architecture.

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Amanda Carr
Office Manager

Amanda has over 20 years in office management experience.  She studied Art History and Architecture at University of West Georgia.  As the office manager of CMSA, she brings passion to this industry along with the determination to make sure that all avenues of the firm run smoothly.

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Cameron Currie
Summer Intern

Cameron joins CMSA as an Intern from Clemson University. He is currently earning his master’s degree in architecture and will graduate in the Spring of 2021. Before attending Clemson, he graduated from Savannah Collage of Art and Design with a bachelor’s degree in fine arts. As a local from Venice, Florida, we are happy that he is a part of the team.