Chris Bruzzese

Director of Operations, Partner

As Partner and Director of Operations, Chris’ responsibilities include overall management of office operations, production controls and development of design, systems implementation and firm quality control. Chris remains directly involved with projects through all phases for a variety of clients and building types. Other responsibilities include management of human resources.

Mr. Bruzzese received his Bachelor of Science degree in Architecture from The Ohio State University in 1979. He has been a Registered Architect in Ohio for more than 30 years and is currently registered in multiple states.  Chris joined Berardi + Partners in 1981 and became a Partner in 1992. Through his years of service, Chris has been involved with virtually every housing project type and every funding type for healthcare, independent living, and assisted living.

In 1983, Chris implemented the firm’s first AutoCAD drafting system, and implementation to all document development. Mr. Bruzzese manages select critical projects and oversees a variety of others projects with a primary emphasis on development of construction documents and quality control. He is responsible for coordination and standardization of working drawings and specifications.

The tenure and experience acquired to date has enabled Mr. Bruzzese to successfully complete a wide range of projects types including new build, historic, restoration and preservation while establishing a commitment to the client. Notable accomplishments include completion of the largest HUD multi-family rehabilitation project in the country for the Villages at Roll Hill in Cincinnati; and as a LEED Accredited Professional he successfully managed the country’s first Mid Rise LEED for Homes housing project.


Education
  • 1979 Bachelors of Science, Architecture, The Ohio State University
Registrations
  • Registered Architect—Ohio, Pennsylvania, Kentucky, Georgia; LEED AP
Professional Affiliations
  • AIA
  • NCARB
  • USGBC