Rodney Lee Sidley

Rod Sidley Architects
436 Springfield Pike
Wyoming, Ohio
761-2234 (Fax)
543-2573 (Mobile)

Professional Registration:
Architect, State of Ohio #9208
Architect, State of Kentucky #4316
Architect, State of Indiana #AR19500055
Architect, State of Maine
Architect, NCARB #44958

Background and Family:
Born June 19th, 1953 in Cleveland, Ohio
Jacquelin Gwynne Sidley, spouse.
Addison Wyatt Sidley, son, age 26
Chloe Marina Sidley, daughter, age 24
Noah Graham Sidley, age 16.

Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts (1975): Bachelor of Arts in Anthropology cum laude. Concentrated on the study of Human Evolution and Fossil Man with emphasis on the diversity of the Animal Kingdom.

University of Cincinnati College of Design, Architecture, Arts & Planning (1985): Bachelor of Architecture. Thesis Project: The Cleveland Aquarium on the shore of Lake Erie.

Community Service and Organizations:
Boys and Girls Clubs of Greater Cincinnati Board of Trustees 1989-2006: For 17 years I served as the Chairman of the Facilities Committee, designing two of the five Cincinnati area clubs and all of the renovations to every club those 17 years including the design of new teen centers in existing clubs.

Wyoming Presbyterian Church: Ordained Elder and past President of the Board of Trustees. Recently served on the Building Committee Task Force analyzing current and future needs of the congregation and coordinating the design and construction of the building addition.

Wyoming Historical Society Board of Trustees (completed 3 year term). Harvard Club of Cincinnati, Schools Committee (interviewing students). I donate professional services to the Boys & Girls Clubs, the Wyoming Fire Department, Millcreek Habitat for Humanity and for auction to St. James Church & the Wyoming Jr. Women’s Club.

Work Experience:
February 1993-Present: Rod Sidley Architects, Wyoming, Ohio. After four years as a founding partner in a small firm specializing in residential architecture, I opened my own office in my home community of Wyoming.

I am currently working on approximately thirty-five projects ranging from residential additions and remodeling projects to new homes in distinctive surroundings, a vacation home remodeling in Portland, Maine and the remodeling of the Valley Interfaith Food and Clothing distribution facilities. My practice is characterized by service oriented architecture in which I design projects for competitive bidding or in cooperation with a designated general contractor. Finally, I follow each project through to completion, coordinating the selection and installation of each material.

February 1989- January 1993: RWA Architects, Inc., Cincinnati, Ohio. A long time ago, I was a principal in the firm with two other partners. We started this firm by purchasing the assets and contracts of our previous employer Richard Ward & Associates (where I began working in May 1987) after the death of the owner. During my work here, projects under my control won awards from the Miami Purchase Association and the Architectural Woodwork institute.

Before May, 1987 I worked for several large Cincinnati firms: full time at GBBN Architects, Steed Hammond & Paul, and Smith Stevens & Young and while studying architecture, coop quarters at Glaser & Associates and THP Limited.

Prior to beginning architecture school in 1980, I worked from the Cleveland Metroparks System as Exhibit Preparator and during college I worked for the Cleveland Aquarium and the Museum of Comparative Zoology at Harvard University.