Dennis is the Principal of Shapiro & Company Architects, Inc. and focuses on Technical Assurance & Compliance. He works closely with Brad on the overall management of the company and is responsible for establishing and maintaining the firm's technical standards. He specializes in managing projects and staff to ensure that the firm's designs are communicated through very high quality construction documents. With thirty years of residential experience including a wide range Multi-Family and Single-Family projects. Examples of his project experience include:
- 200 Unit Low-Rise Condominium Community, Downtown Memphis TN. Three story units over structured parking, included multiple unit types, Leasing Office, Maintenance Buildings and Pool House.
- 72 Unit Apartment community, Downtown Memphis TN. Three story buildings with surface parking on an urban infill site. Project included Leasing Office/ Community Gathering and Urban pocket park.
- 115 Unit Apartment Community, Hendersonville TN with split two and three story building types, Leasing Office, Pool / Amenity House and Pool, Surface parking Edgewater Neighborhood in Oakmont, PA.
- 55 acre Waterfront TND to develop the overall vision, consisting of Townhomes, Apartments & Single-family housing and Town center.
- $75 million mixed-use development in Franklin, TN. Eighteen acres of the site devoted to retail areas, with the remaining 22 acres holding approximately 225 Shapiro & Company designed town homes and flats.
- 340 acre TND in Canton Township, Michigan. The development was divided into four home types: The Villages, The Cottages, The Manors and The Estates. These speculative and semi-custom homes totaled of over 350 dwelling units in the development. Comprehensive project management experience with prior architectural firm:
- 292 Unit three-story Apartment Community, Memorial Creek, Tulsa OK. Multiple unit types with private garages, including Clubhouse with Business Center, Fitness Facility, Pool and Pool House. Mission Creek,
- 295 Unit Apartment Community, Mesquite TX. Back & Stack unit types including Club Room, Resident Business Center, Car Wash, Pool.
- 188 Unit two-story Garden style Apartment Community, Echelon at Lakeside, Plano TX.
- Apartments and Townhomes with private garages, including Clubhouse and two pools.
- American Institute of Architects (AIA)
- Home Builders Association
- University of Memphis, Bachelor of Science with Major Emphasis on Engineering Technology, 1986
- Active participant in numerous national and regional building related conferences and seminars throughout the year