The Ionic Team
D. Eugene Thompson
D. Eugene Thompson brings an innovative approach to architecture and design. As the founder of Ionic DeZign Studios, he has achieved distinction throughout the community as a theorist, artist, teacher and architect.
Regaina studied business management at Oklahoma State University. Serving as Vice President, her responsibilities include general business administration, oversight and management of the firm’s finances and human resources
Dahlia joined IONIC at the onset of her career as an Intern Architect which allowed her to strategically tailor her education while gaining valuable field experience.
William Henry Harris III
“Harry” Harris founded William Henry Harris & Associates (WHHA) in 1983 after working with other Virginia architectural firms for several years. With a focus on the design of Sacred Space, he has served more than 300 churches in the central and Tidewater Virginia regions.
A native of Richmond, Virginia, Aaron Payne attended Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, obtaining his professional degree in 2015. He started his architectural career with IONIC in the Spring of 2016.
The hallmark of Bart’s design work is the creativity and resourcefulness to successfully resolve technical design requirements while achieving and maintaining a high degree of aesthetic appeal on a project.
Gideon has done a little bit of everything in his eight years with IONIC. He is responsible for all things in the finance and human resources departments, but loves supporting the DeZign staff in any way.
Carol Curtis joined Ionic DeZign Studios, Inc. in December 2021 as a Contractor Administrator. Carol brings more than 30 years general contracting and construction experience to the IONIC team, including all type of Federal, State and Commercial projects.
Nicholas Rumsey is a 24 year old American, and has been living in Brazil for 15 years. He graduated from Architecture and Urban Design school at the Federal University of Paraná, where he discovered and nurtured my passion for architecture.
April joined the IONIC team in November, 2022. Prior to joining IONIC she ran her own company and before that she spent five years in marketing and administrative rolls.
Originally from Brazil, Daniele completed her Bachelor of Science in Architecture and Urbanism in 2010. Prior to her relocation to the United States and her current position with IONIC, Daniele ran her own Architecture firm, where she worked on planning and executing many architectural and interior design projects in South America.
An experienced architectural designer with a passion for creating innovative and sustainable building designs. Abel has 3 years of experience in the field, working on a wide range of projects including mass social housing, urban planning, residential and interior design.
DeZignosaurus Rex is an IONIC veteran, encouraging the team to step away from lackluster or uninspired designs, and up our collective game.