Originally from New Hampshire, MJ has been involved in Architecture since college, working in his Fathers Design Studio and also building the firms projects to put himself through School. Following Graduation (BS-Industrial Tech from Keene State College, MA-Education from UNM) and a successful NCAA Div. 1 ski racing career; MJ moved West in 1990 looking for bigger mountains and new challenges. These challenges have included 2 years in the Peace Corps (Swaziland, Africa), 8 years of construction experience and over a decade of design experience in the Tahoe Area. When not in the Studio, MJ continues to Ski, Ride and Climb in the Sierras.