Rita J. Smith

  • Rita J. Smith

     President and Business Manager

    Rita Smith is the President of Circle Design Group and attentively guides the company’s success through her management of the firm. Rita is responsible for coordinating marketing efforts, project proposals and contracts. She is responsible for the financial well-being of the company, handling all accounting for the business, including job cost accounting. She is responsible for human resources, group benefits and for all operational decisions for the company. Rita joined Circle Design Group in 1982 just a few weeks after its inception.

  • Rita J. Smith

     President and Business Manager

    Kerry L. Smith

  • Kerry L. Smith

    PE, LEED AP, Director of Engineering

    As a founder of the firm, Kerry L. Smith has served Circle Design Group since 1982.  Kerry currently serves as the Director of Engineering overseeing the design and construction implementation for our office.  Kerry is a graduate of ITT Technical Institute and is a registered professional engineer obtaining his Indiana license in 1988.  Kerry is also a LEED Accredited Professional and a uniquely talented HVAC engineer. In his role as Director of Engineering, he oversees the full resource of the company’s HVAC, plumbing, fire protection and electrical disciplines, assuring that schedules are met, budgets are maintained and that all work is performed to the highest level of quality.

  • Kerry L. Smith

     PE, LEED AP, Director of Engineering

    Diane M. Rodriguez

  • Diane M. Rodriguez

    LC, LEED AP, Director of Specialty Lighting

    Diane McNabb Rodriguez has over 30 years experience as a member of interior design, architecture and civil engineering firms.  She parleyed her Interior Design degree from Illinois State University into roles as project manager and team leader.  Diane joined our firm in 2008 to serve as our lead lighting designer.  Concentrating on lighting design since 1988 and ‘Lighting Certified’ in 2001, her recent projects include hotel, aviation, healthcare, corporate and university work.  Diane is past President of the Indiana Section of the Illuminating Engineering Society, and is currently serving on the International Association of Lighting Designers’ Board of Directors.

  • Diane M. Rodriguez

    LC, LEED AP, Director of Specialty Lighting