Teresa joined Interactive Restaurant Consulting in April, 2014 as Design Associate making the move to draft and design commercial food service plans for health and building department submittals.
Beginning her design career in 2004, Teresa achieved certification in both AutoCAD and Rivet cad design programs from Riverside Community College. She went on to earn additional certificates in architectural and interior design from San Bernardino Valley College. For the next 12 years she honed her skills in the development and drafting of plans for both residential and commercial projects with an emphasis on creating comprehensive construction submittal and documentation plans.
Teresa’s demonstrated expertise evolved through designer/cad positions at Andresen’s Architecture, A&E West Architecture, Lawrence Roberts & Associates Architecture, and Strobel Architecture, among others. Major project involvement includes; CCI Medical College, Miramar Naval Base Laboratory, Camp Pendleton primary kitchen, Baskin and Robbins Ice Cream, and Frozen Ropes Sports Training.
In 2007 Teresa created her own consulting practice, which provided free-lance design and drafting services to Southern California architects, contractors, developers, and engineering firms. During this time Teresa’s primary client became The Kitchen Lady, a premier residential kitchen design and construction company. Here she was responsible for preparing design and construction documents for residential kitchens equipped with professional style equipment and cabinetry. Over time, she developed her own project portfolio and clientele and helped direct clients to translate their ideas and vision into practical and finished construction submittal documents for permit.
Teresa’s breadth of experience assures that best practices and executional excellence are continually applied to IRC’s myriad projects.