Todd is the founding partner of Blue Moon Design. Established in 1991, Todd was "moon lighting" for a large Architectural firm while also beginning his own venture. Todd wore many hats in the beginning of his career, framing and trimming his way through high school, drafting and apprenticing through college and eventually working for large local firms. Todd attended Boston Architectural College & Hartford State Tech, is a member of the American Institute of Architects (AIA), and is a licensed Architect.
Todd's success comes from his” non-architect” personality. He understands the construction element which makes his projects stand the test of time in durability while having timeless design. Todd is down to earth and relatable to his clients, with capability to design a small addition or large custom home. Todd primarily runs the residential projects of the office, you will see his work in nearly every area of Connecticut with shore front custom homes and country barns. While modern times dictate drafting by way of AutoCad, he is a master at pen and ink renderings.
In his spare time, Todd races at Stafford Motor Speedway in the SK Lite Modified Division. You can root on the purple #00 alongside his wife & car owner (ida), nearly every Friday night during the season. Todd has 2 children: Ashley & Taylor.
Chris attended Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute from 1992- 1997 while obtaining professional experience in the workplace. Chris graduated with a B.S. in Building Science and a B.A. in Architecture. Chris' passion for design stems from apprenticing under a family friend who was an Architect throughout high school, learning the ropes through hand-drafting. Chris Hill became a principal in Blue Moon Design in 2005.
Chris' responsibilities include full architectural services from schematic design, design development, construction documents, through construction administration. He has extensive experience in high end retail, medical and housing projects. Chris has designed several state of the art medical service facilities, which are highly recognized by the medical community. Upon commencement with Blue Moon Design, Chris has worked with Todd to further expand and strengthen the diversity of the firm’s project types. Chris has been responsible for the continued development of the firm, including implementation of current architectural visualization techniques, & technology trends.
In his spare time, Chris is an avid foodie and loves cooking and spending quality time with his wife, Priscilla, and 2 children: Brenden & Brianna.
Glenn is a designer and a State of Connecticut licensed building official. This unique combination allows him to foresee potential code issues during the design phase and provide logical solutions before the construction phase starts. He has been designing since he was a teenager and has gained years of experience as a carpenter and fine woodworker. This hands on experience allows him to take a creative and practical approach with merging function and design. He is a dedicated professional and takes great pride in having open communication with all clients no matter what their project size or needs may be.
Glenn has worked in mid- sized architectural firms for over 20 years and has held positions ranging from drafter to designer to project manager to partner. Over the years, he has had the opportunity to be involved in every aspect of running small and mid-sized architectural firms. He has learned how to reduce overhead, increase production and provide a more open communication with his clients.
Glenn has been an active building official for over 15 years. Over the years, he has built relationships with several town building departments that still seek his assistance with helping fill in as building official or providing additional inspection services. Glenn is also active with helping to educate future design professionals. He has been asked to meet with the University of Hartford's architecture students to review their thesis projects for life safety issues for the past six years.
Ashley comes from a diverse background in the Hospitality & Banking Industries. With dual Bachelor Degrees from Johnson & Wales University in International Business Management & Event Management.
Ashley spent a number of years in the banking industry working a multitude of positions from the front teller lines through Executive Administrative Support & Project Management. Following those years, Ashley went back to her field of choice, working as a Sales Manager & Event Coordinator at a local wedding venue. Through helping many couples plan and design their big day, she decided to make the switch to something longer lasting, designing homes and spaces that could be enjoyed everyday. Ashley's Passions lie with creating and building strong relationships with those around her. Which is why her transition to Designer has been so successful . Listening to and understanding clients is the basis for a great working relationship and Ashley strives to build and maintain those relationships with each client. Ashley does a little bit of everything for Blue Moon, including management of interior projects and Business Development.
It doesn't hurt that design runs in her blood. She is the proud daughter of Todd, Blue Moon's Founding Partner. Long-time customers might remember 5 year old Ashley answering the phones of BMD on days off from school. In her spare time she loves to watercolor, craft, or ride horses in the sport of dressage.