TEAM

Since its inception in 2005, the husband and wife design team of John and Theresa Dorlini have expanded the CIRCLE family to encompass full-service design, including architecture and general contracting. Every CIRCLE member brings unique expertise and perspective to each project. Through creative collaboration, each team member contributes both to the big picture and the small details.

John Dorlini
John DorliniPrincipal Architect
AIA, CID, LEED BD+C
Class A Contractor

“What’s the big idea? How do we get it done?” Many designers stop after the first question but I am specifically interested in seeing our vision come to life in the construction process… read more →

Theresa Dorlini
Theresa DorliniPrincipal Interior Designer | Creative Director
CID, ASID, NCIDQ

As co-founder of CIRCLE Design Studio my strength is seeing the “big picture”. I have 20 years of interior design experience practicing in Arizona, Florida, and Virginia, and I work closely with all our clients… read more →

Jeff Armstead
Jeff ArmsteadArchitect
AIA, NCARB, LEED AP BD + C

I joined CIRCLE in June 2017 as an Architect and Project Manager for our growing design/build division, CIRCLE Design Build… read more →

Josh Plott
Josh PlottDraftsman, Project Manager
In 2015, I came on board and quickly worked into the position of draftsman for our construction drawings, becoming proficient in Revit software. As our need for project management grew, I stepped into the role of project manager and enjoy seeing projects develop and come to life… read more →
Emily Borg
Emily BorgJunior Designer
I joined CIRCLE after graduating from Virginia Tech in 2018. As a Junior Designer, I assist our team in various ways – that includes modeling project spaces in 3D, putting together moodboards for clients, designing graphic layouts,… read more →
Cathy Keith
Cathy KeithBookkeeper
I started with CIRCLE Design Studio in April 2014. Before starting my own accounting and bookkeeping service, I studied Business Administration at the University of Alabama and spent several years in retail and banking management…. read more →
Justin Hasis
Justin HasisConstruction Manager
I joined Circle in 2019 as the Construction Manager of our quickly growing Design/Build division. My experience draws from several different views of the construction industry over the last 13 years including carpentry, steel joists and metal deck, estimating and project management. … read more →