James A. Gray
Managing Director

Seth Holmen
Project Architect

Daniel R. Marta

John Nicholson
Project Manager

Stephen Galloway
Intern Architect


  • Cornice & Rose International, LLC, Founder and Managing Director
  • Synergies Capital, LLC, Founder and Managing Director
  • Registered Architect, State of Illinois and State of Wisconsin
  • LEEDAP USGBC Registered Green Building Professional
  • CNU-A Registered New Urbanism Professional
  • General Materials Corporation, General Contractors, Founding Equity Partner. Gilman, Illinois


  • Preliminary Master Plan Design Schemes for the St. Agnes Corporation two mixed-use developments. c. 160 acres near Peoria, IL and c. 800 acres near Bloomington, IL
  • Haymount. Analysis executed for the investment potential of a proposed new town c. 1700 acres. Caroline County, Virginia
  • Aralon Advisory Services Limited, Senior Client Representative, Group Architect. Private company utilized exclusively to represent a significant financial portfolio. Real estate projects included development and management of international properties of great distinction. Property located in America, England, Egypt, France, Italy and Saudi Arabia. London, England
  • The Masters Corporation, Project Architect. Environmental Design and Construction Services (Robert Redford, others, clients). New Canaan, Connecticut
  • Shope Reno Wharton Associates, Staff Architect. One of the Premier Architectural Firms in the World (Architectural Digest, AD100). Greenwich, Connecticut
  • Harvard University Graduate School of Design. Real Estate Development Financial Analysis. (Seminar)
  • Harvard University Graduate School of Design. Andres Duany on The Techniques of Traditional Town Planning. (Seminar)
  • Gray’s Material Service, General Contractors, Various Roles. Family owned firm established in business for over fifty five years. Gilman, Illinois
  • University of Illinois, B.S. Architectural Studies, Urbana-Champaign