As the principal architect for Fusion Architects, Inc., Wade brings an abundance of experience from across the country. Receiving his Bachelor’s degree in 1988 from Iowa State University, he worked in Des Moines for two years to gain immediate experience, and in 1992, Wade struck out for Clemson University where he gained his masters of architecture degree. While at Clemson, he had the unique privilege to study under renowned architect Cesare Ferra at the Charles E. Daneil Center for Urban Studies in Genoa, Italy.
Wade has 20+ years of experience including designing the $300 million Four Season Resort in Doha, Qatar and the 1,500 room Grande Lakes Resort and Spa in Orlando, FL. Wade joined Fusion Architects, Inc. in 2012 and immediately put his experience and design skill to work on commercial office design, master planning, retail buildings and tenant improvement design. Wade also has the skill and experience to act as project manager for his work and has been responsible for all aspects of design, coordination and construction administration of each.
Wade is NCARB certified, is licensed in five states and is an active member of the American Institute of Architects.