The principal and founder of the company is Thom Davis. Thom has a Master of Architecture from Dalhousie University in Halifax (formerly called the Technical University of Nova Scotia). His award winning thesis based on the dialogue between design and construction still influences his company today.

After graduating Thom began his career in Calgary as a framing carpenter which consolidated his knowledge of local construction and his relationships with local tradesman. Many of those relationships are maintained by his company today.

Thom has also worked for Architectural firms in Vancouver and Japan.