About Us

architecture . engineering . design

Technicon Design Group Inc. (TDG) is a professional Architecture and Engineering firm located in Ottawa, Ohio. Founded in 1995, TDG has served the northwest and central Ohio regions for twenty-five years. TDG’s design capabilities have allowed for the firm’s continued growth. The group’s commitment to the successful completion of projects is evident by its growing number of repeat clients and steadily increasing work load over the last several years.

Meet The Team

Tony is one of the founding partners of Technicon Design Group. He has served the local design and construction market for over thirty-five years. Tony’s expertise in construction detailing and project coordination is an invaluable asset to the TDG team.

TONY HOVEST

Project Manager/Firm Partner

Gillian received her Bachelor and Master of Architecture degrees from Miami University, is a member of the AIA, and holds her NCARB certificate. Gillian enjoys bringing a fresh design perspective to her hometown in northwest Ohio.

Betty received a Bachelor’s degree of Science in Civil Engineering from Clemson University and is a licensed Professional Engineer in the State of Ohio and Michigan. Betty is experienced in the design of steel, wood, and masonry structural assemblies.

Kevin has been an employee of TDG since 2005. He currently serves as a Project Manager and Human Resource Coordinator.  Kevin has a strong construction background and leads many of TDG’s projects through construction.

Kevin has thirty years of experience in the architecture industry, working on many large commercial, educational and medical projects throughout his career.  He leads production for many of TDG's projects. 

Jeff worked in the concrete construction industry for several years prior to joining the TDG team over ten years ago. He is experienced in architectural, structural, mechanical and plumbing detail drawing and serves as a field representative for many of our projects.

Deb has worked in construction administration for over twenty years.  She is an asset to the TDG team as she provides a high level of efficiency and organization to our projects under construction.

David received a Bachelor and Master of Architecture degrees from University of Cincinnati. David works as part of the Architectural team creating 2D & 3D designs to meet our clients needs.

Joe received Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering from the Ohio State University and has a background in Industrial Controls Design and Power. He recently earned his Professional Engineering License.

JOE ELLERBROCK, P.E.

Electrical Engineer

Scott is TDG’s lead Mechanical Engineer with over 18 years of experience in the design of mechanical and plumbing systems for a wide variety of commercial, industrial, and institutional project types. 

GILLIAN STECSCHULTE

Architect/Firm Partner

SCOTT BIRKEMEIER, P.E.

Mechanical Engineer/Firm Partner

KEVIN NIESE

Project Manger/Firm Partner

Gary is a founding partner of Technicon Design Group and has been a licensed Architect in the state of Ohio since 1981. He has served as a Building Official, Plans Examiner, Field Inspector, President of the Ohio Building Officials Association and as a member of the International Code Council.

Todd has been an integral part of TDG since its inception in 1995. He has over thirty-two years of experience in architectural and structural detailing, and he also serves as a field representative and construction administrator at TDG.

Amber received a Bachelor’s degree of Interior Design from Bowling Green State University. Amber produces interior and architectural design and production drawings for many of our projects as well as serves as a project manager.

Jenna received a Bachelor and Master of Architecture degrees from Bowling Green State University. Jenna works in 3D computer modeling and rendering with the Architectural team to bring life to our projects.

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Michelle has recently joined our TDG team. She ensures that all of our projects remain organized, and is vital to the successful daily operation of our business.

GARY UNGERER

Architect/Firm Partner

BETTY CORKWELL, P.E.

Structural Engineer

TODD GERDEMAN

Associate

KEVIN WISCHMEYER

Designer

AMBER PALTE

Interior Consultant, CAD Tech

JEFF MANGAS

Senior CAD Technician

JENNA SCHROEDER

Architect

DAVID BURGEI

Architect

DEB LEOPOLD

Construction Administrator

MICHELLE JOHNS

Office Administrator

Our Associations

Members of the TDG staff are involved in a number of local, state, and national organizations. Participation in these organizations helps us stay connected to the industry, current markets, and the communities we serve.

Testimonies

DAVID KUHLMAN, PRESIDENT-KUHLMAN BUILDERS

Expertise is their motto and they run the business with straightforwardness. All aspects of the design and bidding process to finishing point of any project has been effortless.

SR. MARY DELORES GATLIFF,

PROVINCIAL SUPERIOR - SISTERS OF NOTRE DAME, TOLDEO

We are so pleased with the finished product!  When Gillian and Gary from TDG first met with us to share initial designs for our Center, we knew they had heard our ideas and incorporated them into the design.

We would strongly recommend their company to anyone looking for an architecture firm that is efficient, thorough, and wonderful to work with!

DR. JAN OSBORN, 

SUPERINTENDENT PUTNAM

CO. ESC

Our new facility is beautiful and such a positive addition to our community, something in which we take great pride! Thank you for being part of it.