The faces of TRO Jung|Brannen
Dick Richard, AIA, NCARB
Auburn University, Bachelor of Architecture
Registered Architect Alabama, Louisiana
Dick joined TRO Jung | Brannen in 1991 and has spent most of his career with the firm providing design services and managing projects for healthcare and senior living clients. While managing multiple regional projects, Dick has also managed human resources in the Birmingham office since 2002 and in 2016 was named Managing Principal. He has nurtured the planning and development of projects through several comprehensive Master Plans, including in-state and regional clients. Dick has also completed work on the international stage through a large hospital project assignment with a middle eastern design partner in Kuwait City. He has extensive experience in healthcare programming, master planning and design of complex acute care projects, oncology and senior living projects. Dick particularly enjoys collaborating with clients, user groups and other stakeholders to take the complexity of programmatic needs and translate them into an efficient well thought out plan. On a personal note, Dick seeks to weave his faith into everything he does. He spends time with his wife and family, and plays competitive tennis.
Paul Langland, AIA, NCARB
University of Oregon, Bachelor of Architecture Cum Laude
Registered Architect Alabama, District of Columbia, Maryland, Georgia
Paul, whose experience spans more than 30 years, joined TRO Jung | Brannen more than 20 years ago and immediately became responsible for the firm’s design reviews on all projects, a role he has served well given the firm’s passion and commitment to design excellence. Of particular note has been Paul’s recent experience with planning and designing cancer centers and children’s and women’s projects with both private and public sector clients. Away from the office, Paul enjoys studying and driving automobiles and spending time with his wife, children, and granddaughter.
Auburn University, Bachelor of Architecture
Registered Architect Alabama, LEED Accredited Professional B+C
Grady has more than 40 years of architectural experience and is skilled in design, production and management. Grady’s focus is on managing a client’s entire building program, beginning with current conditions analyses and graduating to campus improvements and growth through designing both new and renovation projects. He is experienced with design of healthcare facilities, in almost every conceivable specialized space within hospitals and clinics, and senior living projects which often round out the continuum of care a healthcare system provider may seek to offer. Grady has also added to the firm’s portfolio of commercial design projects. Away from the office, Grady pursues his interests in philosophy and music.
University of Michigan, Bachelor of Architecture,
Master of Architecture
Registered Architect Alabama, Arizona, Michigan
Hal Starkey joined TRO Jung|Brannen in 1985 after several years practicing architecture and foodservice consulting. Hal serves in a leadership role in the firm with his broad base of healthcare experience that includes programming, planning and design for hospital departments that include diagnostic imaging, cardiac cath labs, inpatient and outpatient surgery, surgical and coronary care intensive care units, medical/surgical nursing units, adult and geriatric psychiatric units, emergency departments, newborn and neonatal care nurseries, women’s services and numerous hospital support services departments. In addition, Hal serves as a resource for all TRO Jung|Brannen teams engaged in foodservice planning and design. Hal’s interests outside the office include photography, calligraphy, music and scuba diving in the Florida Keys.
Winthrop University, Bachelor of Arts
Cleo Kathryn has spent more than 20 of her 30 years professional experience in the design and construction industry, as TRO Jung | Brannen’s leader in marketing and business development. She has helped to organize the firm’s portfolio and has led proposal and presentation teams to new work. She has long been committed to client relationships and immersing herself into her work with our staff and the firm’s strategic partners. Outside of the office, Cleo Kathryn enjoys spending time at the lake with her husband, her children, her pets, and her extended family and friends.
EDUCATION Auburn University, Bachelor of Architecture, Bachelor of Science
REGISTRATION Registered Architect Alabama, Georgia
Doug McCurry has over 44 years experience in the Architecture and Construction industry, and 38 years experience in the design of healthcare projects with some of the nation’s leading healthcare firms. As a principal with TRO Jung|Brannen, Doug serves in a variety of roles related to project design, planning, and management, including coordination of all disciplines, schedule and budget compliance, and specification writing. His project experience includes Medical Office, Ambulatory Outpatient Surgery, Oncology, Physical Therapy, and Diagnostic and Occupational Medicine Centers. Doug has experience in all phases of the architectural and construction process, including business development, management of client relationships, project design and management, programming, equipment planning, master planning, design, presentations, cost estimating, construction documentation, project specifications, construction administration and coordination of architect-builder relationships. His responsibilities have also included mentorship of intern architects in construction techniques, materials and methods, and document organization.