Our Creative Team

Our team is poised to take your idea to reality.

Joe Mulá, AIA

Managing Principal

Joe leads mulá group's efforts in multiple projects from pre-design through construction and post construction in the firm’s key market service areas of Retail+Restaurant, Healthcare+Education, Industrial+Municipal, and Urban. He is a licensed architect in multiple states, certified by the National Council of Architectural Registration Boards, and Healthcare Construction Certified by the American Society for Healthcare Engineering of the American Hospital Association. He is a graduate from Philadelphia University with a Bachelor of Architecture Degree including dual minors in Business and Historical Preservation.

Scott Summers, PG

Principal

Scott Summers is a professional geologist at mulá group, where his extensive experience lends to his skillset to assess, strategize, manage, and regulate impacted sites. Scott has engaged in over 1000 environmental site assessments from areas in Central Pennsylvania to those in California. His knowledge in soil studies, foundation design, environmental site characterization, and more make him a key connection between mulá group's materials testing services and geotechnical engineering services. Researching and remediating projects bridging across 25+ states, Scott has experience with private and public sector work, site characterization studies, storage tank compliance/removals, and soil and groundwater remediation. His determination to find solutions to challenges on site generates a high degree of respect by clients, consultants and his peers. Scott’s level of consulting and environmental knowledge ranges from microbial impacts in old building structures downtown, to thousand gallon underground storage tank spills from the past that are being uncovered during construction. As projects develop, mulá group’s focus is to have a presence from start to finish. Scott is involved at the initial construction phase with soil testing through to the final inspections of foundation systems and soil stabilities.

Charles “Chug” Bassett III, PE

Director of Engineering

At mulá group, Chug is the Director of Engineering. In addition to his many years in the field, he withholds a license in 25 states across the country working with national clients from coast to coast. Chug provides quality review and control over all engineering aspects from architecture to construction materials testing. He has over 20 years of experience in geotechnical consulting, geostructural design, and geotechnical/construction material testing and inspection. He holds both a Bachelor and Master degree in Civil Engineering with a geotechnical focus from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. His experience includes overseeing and managing geotechnical investigation programs and managing construction phase testing and inspections for site development projects. Chug prepares design plans and specifications for retaining wall structures, foundation underpinning, and on-site wastewater treatment and disposal systems.

Janeen Conway

Project Manager

Janeen graduated with an Associate’s Degree in Interior Design from The Bradley Academy in York, Pennsylvania. She graduated with honors and was a member of the A.B.K. National Honor Society. She also served as a student member of ASID. She interned for an architectural firm in York and later spent five years working for the firm, gaining experience in the design process, finish specification, drafting technology, architectural standards and details. She worked closely with the architects, learning the skills it takes to be a project manager. Janeen also has experience in a supervisory role, which highlights her career experience as a leader in today’s design profession. Currently, Janeen is responsible for selecting appropriate interior finishes for projects, as well as drafting construction documents sets. Janeen has recently completed her Healthcare Certification Course from the license only furthering her expertise and involvement in our Healthcare studio.

Jason Richards

Construction Services Manager

With over 16 years of experience in the construction industry, Jason Richards joins mulá group as the Construction Services Manager. He brings with him the knowledge of material testing and special inspections. Jason has established relationships with contractors, owners, and engineers across the Mid-Atlanic region. Jason’s skills set in scheduling, establishing and maintaining client and employee relationships, technical training in labs, and field observations give him a multitude of opportunities in the construction field before, during, and after a project. He is well-practiced at extracting, testing, and tracking data that he collects from concrete, soil, and masonry lab specimens. Jason manages all of our Field Technicians and is responsible for overseeing our in-house materials testing lab.

Brandon Robinson

Project Technician

Brandon translates the team's design ideas into working Construction Documents that are used for permitting, bidding, and construction. Brandon’s aggrandizing experiences from traveling helps him pioneer aesthetically pleasing designs. On top of his design skills, he understands the importance of dedication to his work, as well as quality. Currently Brandon has gained experiences with working with healthcare facilities, and architectural detailing urban renovations and adaptive reuse through his time at mulá group. Brandon graduated from York County School of Technology with four years of experience studying architectural drafting, and construction estimation, which gives him with valuable knowledge when preparing design and construction documents.

Sarah Petersheim

Business Manager

Sarah Petersheim has now stepped into a full-time position as Business Manager. In this new role Sarah is exercising her passion for business leadership and psychology. With her previous managerial experience, Sarah is accustomed to the demands of management and is motivated by results. Sarah graduated Summa Cum Laude from Lancaster Bible College of Lancaster, Pennsylvania, obtaining her Bachelor of Arts in Biblical Studies with a minor in Psychology. As Business Manager of mulá group Sarah oversees staffing, human resources, marketing, accounting, as well as keeping the team aligned with company goals. Sarah is a capable leader and is dedicated to efficiency, professionalism, and faithfully serving clients and the team at mulá group.

Blair Lehman

Project Technician

Blair Lehman serves clients of mulá group as a proficient Project Technician, using fresh ideas to contribute to the firm’s services of master planning, construction observation, and code analyses. Blair graduated cum laude from Marywood University (Scranton, Pennsylvania), where she earned her bachelor’s degree in Interior Architecture. Blair’s collegiate accolades include winning the International Interior Design Association (IIDA) Student Design Competition, being President of MU’s Student Center, and serving as vice president in the School of Architecture Student Council. Academic excellence has since translated into her work at mulá group as Blair contributes high quality and efficient services. She brings her creative thinking and specialization in adaptive reuse to mulá group to help transform old buildings into renovated, beautiful spaces for others to enjoy. Blair’s determination and focus on space design are invaluable to mula group projects; her diligent code review and persistent analysis of new and existing spaces help to assist clients, engineers, and other designers to achieve optimal functionality.

Morgen Woodford

Project Designer

Morgen Woodford exercises her exuberant passion for the design industry as a Project Designer for mulá group. After graduating cum laude from Marywood University (Scranton, Pa.) with a Bachelor’s Degree in Interior Architecture, Morgen contributes to the firm’s seasoned team to expand on her strengths and learn new skills. Studying design in Italy has inspired Morgen's unique, non-traditional approach to her work with adaptive reuse; her ability to re-imagine existing spaces demonstrates Morgen's skill in space-planning and designing with diligent efficiency at the apex of every project. Morgen’s main focus is on her clients. She designs for the people while adding her own design character to a project. She prioritizes the clients of mulá group by equally valuing a project's vision and the clients schedule. Her design style is ingenious and well-tailored, allowing her to collaborate with clients to meet their design goals and deadlines.

Chris Casserly

Project Technician

Working towards his Bachelor of Architecture degree at Thomas Jefferson University, Chris translates the team's design ideas into working Construction Documents that are used for permitting, bidding, and construction. Embodying mulá group's full-service approach, Chris helps the firm’s effort in multiple projects from pre-design through construction and post construction in the firm’s market service areas of Healthcare, Landlord and Tenant Retail and Urban Renovations/Adaptive Reuse. Chris is a graduate of York County School of Technology with four years of experience studying architectural drafting, and theoretical design, which has provided him with valuable knowledge on the design progress of construction builds. His prevailing time at mulá group demonstrates his allegiance to his forthcoming experiences and achievements in the design and construction profession.

Scott Davis, ACI

Field Technician

Scott Davis joins the firm bringing over 25 years of experience to our growing Materials Testing and Special Inspections service line. He holds a Level 1 Certification from the American Concrete Institute and is our lead Field Technician.

Aaron Briggs

Project Technician

When Aaron Briggs showed up to the job site every day, he knew he liked seeing a client’s dreams become a reality. His desire to be a part of the project from start to finish is what drove him to join mulá group as a Project Technician. Holding an Associates Degree in Architectural Technology from Pennsylvania College of Technology, Aaron is responsible for creating 3D models and architectural drawings for bidding, permitting, and construction.