Cindy Schartman brings a diverse background to the firm. She is a multi-disciplinary designer who earned a Master of Museum Studies at the George Washington University, a degree program which included study of Architecture at Catholic University of Americal. She has built a strong portfolio of work at museums, research institutions and architecture firms. Cindy has been with Andrew Sidford Architects since 2004.
A licensed Architect with 30 years experience, Andrew Sidford is one of the top architects in the Boston area. His expertise ranges from historic renovations, to contemporary design, and from single-family homes to large-scale commercial and institutional projects. He founded his own architectural practice in 1992.
Earning a B.A. in Economics at Middlebury College before completing a Master of Architecture at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Andrew built a foundation for his design philosophy which combines art, physics and investing. Awards earned early in Andrew’s career, such as a 2nd place in the Christa McAuliffe Planetarium Competition, forecasted the success of Andrew Sidford Architects.
Andrew’s architectural style brings together the best of contemporary design with historic and natural elements. His unique designs have garnered accolades and awards, and have been featured in Boston Globe Magazine, Design New England, Northshore Magazine, and numerous others.
Green design and LEED building is a strong component of his work. From the renovation of existing structures to the design of new construction, his philosophy has always been that good design is implicitly sustainable. In 2006, Andrew Sidford Architects became the first architectural firm to join 1% For the Planet, an international environmental group whose members pledge one percent of their profits to environmental causes.
This commitment to sustainability mirrors his commitment to his community where he has held several leadership roles including Vice Chairman of the Newburyport Redevelopment Authority, Board of Directors of the Northeast Family YMCA and Board of Directors of Advisors of the Appalachian Mountain Club.
Brendan Roche joined Andrew Sidford Architects in May of 2016 shortly after graduating with his Master of Architecture from Catholic University of America. Brendan is involved with each project, from measuring existing structures and preliminary drafting through finished construction documents.
Kate Gezzer joined Andrew Sidford Architects in October of 2016. Kate is a graduate of Wentworth Institute of Technolgy and has a BS in Architecture. Kate too is involved with each project, from measuring existing structures and preliminary drafting through finished construction documents. KateXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX
Liz McCauley began her career in the corporate world, leaving her tenure in the telecommunications industry to raise her two children. She reentered the workplace in 2002, taking a position with an owners’ representation company in the construction industry. In 2010 she joined Andrew Sidford Architects as Office Manager. Liz is responsible for the daily office systems management, ensuring that everything is operating effectively and efficiently. Her enthusiasm, organization, project management and communication skills benefit all of the firm’s clients.