Geoffrey Mouen, Principal Owner
Geoffrey Mouen is a practicing architect, planner, and educator. He is the founding principal of Geoffrey Mouen Architect and the founding president of the Florida Chapter of the Institute of Classical Architecture & Classical America. Establishment in 1999, Geoffrey Mouen Architects has been primarily engaged in the disciplines of traditional architecture, traditional town planning and design review. Geoffrey work for the Robert A.M. Stern Architects from 1992 -1999 where he was an associate in charge of the design of several residences, academic buildings and mixed-use large-scale projects. Since 1999 Geoffrey has served as town architect for the Legacy Project in Celebration, Florida as well as other New Urbanist developments, which include the Albany Golf & Beach Club in New Providence, Bahamas, and Golden Oak at Walt Disney World Resort. His design contributions led to the success of Baldwin Park in Winter Park, Florida, included detailing the architectural pattern book, designing multiple Builder Magazine Showcase homes, and designing the “2004 Palladio Award-winning” Enders Park Community Center. Geoffrey has won eleven Aurora awards, including "Best in State" and the Golden Aurora for best-in-show among 300 entries in 2008 " for the Tradewinds 2008 Showcase House given to the best project in a 12 State SEBC.
Geoffrey is a frequent lecturer at the Congress for New Urbanism and other organizations on the topics of architecture, planning, and sustainable communities. He is a registered architect in Florida, a member of the American Institute of Architects, The National Council of Architectural Registration Boards, the New Urban Guild, and the Congress for New Urbanism. He graduated from the Savannah College of Art and Design (M. Architecture, 1989).
Pat Mouen, Accounting Manager
Not only a partner in life, but in business as well, Pat has been an integral part of GMA since the Company's inception. Mainly overseeing the Accounting department, Pat also plays a major role in managing the office and day to day operations. Pat and Geoffrey live in Celebration, Florida with their two children on one of the very blocks that he planned.
Madeline Tavarez, Administrative Assistant
Madeline has been providing administrative support to GMA since 2005. She graduated from New York City College of Technology in 1984 with a degree in legal secretarial science. Prior to moving to Central Florida, she was employed by the law offices of Pillsbury Winthrop in New York City and has over 25 years of office administrative experience. She lives in Celebration with her husband and two children.
Adal Avila, Project Manager
Adal has been part of the GMA team since 2008 after graduating from Andrews University with the degree of Master of Architecture. He currently serves as the project manager for projects at Disney's Golden Oak Resort, Albany Bahamas, and Central Florida. Adal lives with his wife and two children in Celebration, Florida and is also currently serving as a member of Celebration’s Architectural Review Committee.
Devyn E Bernal, Intern Architect
Devyn joined the team in 2017 after graduating from the University of Colorado (Master of Architecture) and previously, the University of Florida (Bachelor of Design in Architecture). While in graduate school, she designed and built a micro cabin in the mountains of Leadville, Colorado. She also studied at the prestigious Institute of Classical Architecture and Art in New York City. Currently, she is aiding with projects at Disney's Golden Oak Resort. Devyn is happy to be back in Florida near family and friends again.