Andrew is a Principal and the Director of Architecture at Alto Design. He brings 35+ years of design and construction experience to the firm. Andrew is a former Partner and the President of Luminaut (previously ArchitectsPlus) from 2006-2018. He is an active member of the local American Institute of Architects, the Cincinnati Chapter of the Custom Residential Architects Network (CRAN), and an NCARB certificate holder. He holds a Bachelor of Architecture degree from the University of Cincinnati and an MBA from the Jack Welsh Management Institute. He has been a Registered Architect in the State of Ohio since 1991 and is registered in 10 additional states. Andrew has a strong interest in sustainable design and applying a green approach to all facets of design and construction. In addition to his passion for design, Andrew is devoted to his family, the pursuit of culinary excellence, and a wine aficionado. On any given day, you can find him in his garden tending to his organic vegetables, hiking with the dogs and grand-dogs, or exploring a traditional low-country recipe. Andrew is heading up Alto Design’s expansion into South Carolina with new projects on Johns Island and Folly Island near Charleston.
Prisbet is a Principal and the Director of Interior Design at Alto Design. With a Bachelor of Architecture degree from IIT and a Master’s in Historical Architectural Restoration from the Università di Genova in Italy, Prisbet brings a depth of knowledge and insight to the Interior Design Process. Her career spans from architectural firms in Chicago to large corporate design firms in Miami and boutique style custom cabinetry and design/build firms in Cincinnati. Having lived and traveled throughout Europe and South America, Prisbet approaches each design challenge with the dynamics that those cultural and architectural experiences bring. Her design approach is structured and disciplined, yet fluid and friendly. Besides working with her clients and their homes, her biggest joys include traveling, fishing, gardening, cooking, and of course, being mom to Natasha and Daniel.
Jeffrey is a Project Manager at Alto Design. He graduated from the University of Cincinnati in 2003 with a Master of Architecture degree and a Certificate in Historic Preservation. He has 20 years of experience at architecture firms of varying sizes, with a focus on custom residential design, additions, remodeling, and historic preservation. In addition to his architectural accomplishments, Jeffrey is a photographer, transit historian, cycling advocate, and urban enthusiast. He has an extensive background in architectural and sports photography and local transit history. He maintains a highly regarded website detailing the history of the Cincinnati area’s streetcar, interurban, and railroad lines which has been the go-to reference for transit history in the region for 15 years. In other words, he’s our renaissance man. On weekends look for Jeffrey and his camera at local bicycle race events, or out riding his bike.
Maria is a Project Manager at Alto Design. She brings over 16 years of design and construction experience, mainly in residential, multi-family, and mixed-use projects. She graduated from the University of Michigan in 2005 with a Master of Architecture degree. She is a Registered Architect in the State of Ohio since 2017. When not at work, Maria enjoys spending time with her dogs, and playing board games with her husband, Chris. She also loves going for nature hikes on the weekends, and dancing in Zumba classes.