Meet the Cast


Our success lies within the strength of our 'cast members' – each of whom have a depth of experience that is simply unparalleled within their level of expertise. We put together a tailor-made group of the experts based on the needs and goals of each project, ensuring the best results possible.

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• President of John Dengler & Assoc. – specializing in unique high end custom homes

• Designer and architect of record for Starizon Headquarters in Keystone

• Designer and Architect of Record for the 2007 HGTV Dream Home

• Residential design work published throughout the mountain states 

• Coordinates all aspects of the master planning and architectural direction of Williston Enterprises

• Guitarist, Lyricist and founder of band Weekend Weather


• Themed Experience Designer

• Creative Executive of Kirk Design, Inc.

• Former Senior Vice President of Walt Disney Imagineering

• Creator of Disney’s Tokyo Disney Sea Theme Park

• Conceptual Designer for EPCOT Center

• Conceptual Designer for MGM Studios Florida and Europe

• Illustrator, Sculptor, Model Maker

Ed goodman

• Chief Experience Officer, Spiral Experiences, LLC

• Co-creator with Dave Goodman of the Spiral Thinking Theory and author of “Creating The New American Dream – The Spiral Renaissance Theory.”

• Recipient of the global EXPY Award, Experience Design & Stager of the Year

• Expert strategic planning advisor & marketing strategist

• Clients include… The Walt Disney Company, Hewlett Packard, MindShare Foundation, MGM Grand Hotel, Royal Hawaiian Hotel, NEC Technologies


• Researcher (academic, corporate, genealogical, general and internet research) and data analyst

• Former university instructor and reference librarian

• Experience in editing, proofreading, and translation (fluent in Mandarin Chinese)

• Critical consumer of mass media and culture

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• Director of Research and Talent Planning for Williston Enterprises

• President of Corbin Resources

• Former Disney Channel and ABC Television Network Senior Executive, including ABC News, ABC Kids, ABC Daytime, Walt Disney Television Animation, Disney Cable Networks and Disney Channel Worldwide

• Leader of strategic human resource solutions for design, development, manufacturing, sales and distribution of International Game Technology

• Former Director of Human Resources for Marriott International

• Director of Development and Public Relations for non profit organizations


• Designer + Creative Director 31thirteen, Inc.

• Designer of location based entertainment projects, filmed media, and marketing

• Lecturer and teacher of Concept Design at Art Center College of Design, Pasadena, CA and Communication Arts Colleges of Japan

• Paramount Parks International, Walt Disney Imagineering, Samsung, Knott’s Theme Park, Universal Studios

• Projects; multiple attractions at Disneyland Paris, Hong Kong, Anaheim, Florida; Tower of Terror at Disney's California Adventure; Universal Islands of Adventure

Robert S. Barringer, AIA LEED AP

• Liturgical Design Thought Leader

• Specializes in the planning and design of religious architecture across all denominations.

• For 20 years has chaired the Commission for Sacred Art and Architecture for the Archdiocese of St. Louis.

• Worked in Jerusalem on the renowned Mamilla Redevelopment Project in the shadow of the ancient Jaffa Gate.

• Over 12 years as architect for the historic property of the Discalced Carmelite Order on Mount Carmel in Haifa, Israel.

• Designed the nation’s first LEED certified building (The Nidus Center for Scientific Enterprise) in 1998.


• Principal, Rick Ryniak Architects

• Director of 3-D Modeling and Concept Architecture for Williston Enterprises

• International designer of estate and custom residences.

• Featured in Architectural Digest, In-Style, Wall Street Journal, Alberta Home, Plus 1 Living (Japan) and on HGTV.

• Combines sustainable, renewable and regenerative principals with cutting-edge computer modeling techniques

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• President, Bockstall Design Associates, Orlando, FL

• Former SVP Design Director Fitch, Inc [Branding]

• Former SVP Design Director HOK Studio E [Themed Environments]

• Former Senior Designer, Walt Disney Imagineering, L.A

• Branding, Signage & Wayfinding, Websites, Marketing & Merchandise, Consumer Products & Packaging

• Clients: Disney, Universal, The Smithsonian, NASCAR, Harley-Davidson, Legoland, Hard Rock


• Writer, Musician – all genres and arenas

• Writer for television, film, theater, lyrics, theme parks, hotels, casinos, museums, parades, Olympics

• Musician and producer of jazz, pop, rock, country and classical artists

• Writer of original musical, ‘Casey at the Bat’ and contributed to Tony winning Broadway hit ‘Beauty and Beast’

• Disneyland Entertainment, Opryland Productions, Universal Studios Japan, Warner Brothers, Sesame Street Live, Rose Parade

• Emmy Winner

• Great American novel is finished awaiting publication

• It’s all about the story!

William ‘Bill’ A. Amor, NCARB, AIA, CFEI, LEED AP

• Licensed Architect in 27 States

• Architect of Record for Disneyland Projects

• ICC Certified in 14 Categories

• Fire and Life Safety and General Architectural Committee Member

• Member Underwriters Laboratories.

• Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation APEC Certified.

• Disneyland projects include: Tommorrow Land Terrace and Village Haustney

A.W. Nardi, AIA, NCARB

• Principal, Uncommon Architectural Places

• Originator of MedNouveau Architecture

• National Design Award-winning Architect

• Composer, Musician, International Performer of Original Instrumental Music called Nouveau.

• Humorist, Lyricist and Romantic Story writer/performer.

• Clients include: High End Private Residence in Brazil, Palm Beach and New England, Bank of America, Marriott Corporation, T.D. Banknorth, Otacilio Coser (Grupo Coimex) and Roman Catholic Diocese in New England.



• Fashion Designer

• Architecture and design-build for clients in the retail, art and entertainment industries.

• Post-graduate studies in digital design and sculpture

• Passionate about designing for social change and aims to develop and research the relationship of art to the built environment.

• Emma received her Master’s in Architecture from Tulane University’s School of Architecture in New Orleans, Louisiana

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• Design Director of Kirk Design

• Former Design Director for Walt Disney Imagineering

• Senior Designer of Tokyo Disney Sea

• Concept Designer of Disney MGM Studios Florida

• Art Director for ‘Raiders of the Lost Ark’, ‘Alien’, and ‘Lost Temple’ attractions

• Art Director for Hollywood Boulevard and Sunset Boulevard MGM Studios

• Illustrator of children’s books, calendars, science fiction books and magazines, toy designer

• Five-time HUGO Award winner


• Owner and Creative Director of TenWest Creative

• Specializes in Branding and Brand Management

• Graphic Designer, Conceptual Graphics, Designer of Collateral Marketing Material

• Projects: Brand Identity Audit HOK London; Branding and marketing for Black Mountain golf club; BMM Compliance; KGA Architecture, KS Design; and Friends of Williston Society


• Principal, Sinclair Design, Inc

• Designer, Illustrator, Themed Environment Concept Designer

• Walt Disney Imagineering, Disney Entertainment, SONY, Thinkwell, Paul Allen, Warner Brothers, MGM, Dreamworks, Abbey Road Studios, ABC, BBC, Harper Collins, Capital Records, Dollywood

• Projects: Ski Dubai, Flying Heritage Collection, Science Fiction Museum and Hall of Fame, Chicago Museum of Science and Industry, Magic Kingdom Tomorrow Land, Metreon, San Francisco

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• Writer & Storyteller

• Concepts, Marketing, Public Relations, Advertising & Creative

• Freelance Story Developer

• Projects include: Mickey’s Toontown, Paradise Pier (Disney’s California Adventure), Mysterious Island (Tokyo DisneySea), Science Fiction Museum & Hall of Fame – Seattle, WA, Ronald Reagan Presidential Library & Museum - Simi Valley, CA

• A proven track record giving animated animals their voices.

Joe N. Wood, AIA

• Independent consultant in the development of hospitality projects with a focus on area programming and functional design

• Former Director of Hotel Design at Walt Disney Imagineering with projects located at Walt Disney World, Disneyland California, Euro Disneyland, Tokyo Disneyland, Hong Kong Disneyland and Disney Cruise Line

• Former Executive Director of Hotel Architecture at Marriott Corporation

• 43 years worldwide experience in the development of lodging projects from economy to luxury levels

Ken Daniel, LC

• Principal Lighting Designer with Visual Terrain, Inc.

• Lighting design for large commercial, retail, hospitality and residential projects

• Former Senior Themed Lighting Designer with Walt Disney Imagineering

• Designer of park-wide themed lighting for Universal’s Islands of Adventure

• Project Designer for Dubai Festival City site and roadway lighting

• Designed the lighting for five academic buildings for the University of Notre Dame

• Product Designer, Painter, Drummer

Mike Harrison

• President of The Harrison Group, Ltd., Consulting Engineers working exclusively for hotel ownership entities throughout the US and Caribbean

• Former Vice President, Design and Development, Sodexho Marriott Services

• Former Vice President, Engineering, Marriott Management Services

• Former Director, Mechanical Hotel Design, Marriott International

• 31 years experience in hotel design and construction in the US, Europe, Middle East, Caribbean, and Pacific Rim

• Competitive Sailor US and Great Britain



• President and Founder of Electro-Media Design, Ltd.

• Member of the International Society of Hospitality Consultants (ISHC)

• Specializes in innovative, high-performance and cost-effective audio visual and acoustics design & consulting

• Former head of AV design at Marriott International

• Published author and lecturer

• Recipient of ISHC's prestigious Pyramid Award



• Freelance designer, Drifting Design (Graphics, Interior, Furniture)

• Architectural designer, CDA Inc.

• Specializes in Sustainable Design for Governmental, Commercial and Hospitality projects.

• Clients include City of Henderson, McDonald Properties, Station Casinos, Loews Hotels, Penn National Gaming, Stella McCartney and Lanvin


• California attorney

• Educational background in law, economics, history and art history

• Office of the Clerk, United States Supreme Court, case-trend analysis and case management

• Published on Cultural Property and Restitution Law

• Paris: evaluation of historic and modern artistic trends

• London: international art law and cultural property restitution

• International contacts in all Western and Central European countries

• Current focus is on international trades, multinational financial transactions, and personal and corporate asset protection

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