Mike Stinefelt Named Partner at RPH

We are excited to announce the promotion of Mike Stinefelt to Partner at RPH Architecture! He joins fellow partners, Chuck Hawley and Jean Sovinski in his new leadership role. Mike is a registered architect, a LEED Building Design + Construction accredited professional, and has over 15 years of experience.

Mike’s passions lie in affordable housing and sustainable design, as he believes we have a responsibility to be stewards of a stable, healthy environment for future generations:

“RPH Architecture has given me the opportunity to gain a wide range of experiences and work on everything from commercial buildings to affordable housing developments. I am beyond excited to continue my architectural career and do quality work that I believe in as partner at RPH Architecture.”


Mike is a graduate of Virginia Tech with a focus on sustainable architecture, and joined our Annapolis-based studio in October of 2013. His well-rounded experience allows him to move through a project at all levels with both clients and colleagues.

Chuck Hawley, principal, speaks on the future of RPH Architecture:

“Mike’s strengths lie in project and team management and he will be instrumental in our day-to-day operations. Mike’s ability to cultivate our collaborative studio environment enables us to deliver the exceptional service and quality work RPH is known for.”

We are excited for Mike in this next phase of his career and look forward to seeing how his incredible talents will continue to make a difference in our community!