Danielle O’Neal Wins AIA Michigan Young Architect Award

Danielle O’Neal, AIA, NCARB, Associate of TMP, was named a 2019 AIA Michigan Young Architect. This award is given to individuals under 40 years of age, recognizing their proficiency and exceptional accomplishments in the field of architecture.

Numerous colleagues submitted recommendation letters on O’Neal’s behalf, voicing their support for her as a worthy recipient of this award. HED Associate Tracy Sweeney, AIA, LEED AP BD+C said, “I have been consistently impressed with Danielle’s patience, dedication, and commitment to steady and meaningful improvement in every role she takes on.” Dan Creps, Superintendent of Rossford Schools said of O’Neal’s work on their bond program projects, “Ms. O’Neal brought a wealth of knowledge and experience to this very complex project, which will result in a magnificent learning environment for the students and staff of the Rossford Exempted Village Schools.”

O’Neal has taken on a lot of roles for her 16 years of architectural experience. A Texas native, O’Neal received both her Bachelor and Master of Architecture from Texas Tech University. She has 16 years of architectural experience, six of which have been at TMP. During her time at TMP Architecture, her thorough and precise approach to projects has made her an invaluable team member on large and small school bond programs, as well as high-profile college/university projects.

O’Neal is also committed to volunteering her time to support and give back to the profession. She was named as AIA Detroit’s Volunteer of the Year in 2012. She served as the AIA Emerging Professionals Committee Chair from 2013-2015, as a member of the AIA Public Awareness Committee in 2017, as a member of the Michigan Design Retreat Committee in 2017 and 2018 and as the AIA Michigan Design Retreat Committee Chair in 2019.