Troy Smith, Partner
Born In Germany, Troy's love for architecture began at a young age. "Traveling around Europe as a child surrounded by such a broad range of architecture influenced the rest of my life." Troy has had a life time of experience growing up in a family with designers and builders. In the past 25 years Troy has worked on projects ranging in scale and style. "My favorite projects are working with families who are genuinely invested in creating timeless architecture."
Dave Slovik, Partner
Dave has been a residential designer for over 15 years and owned his own successful business for 4 years before starting Smith Slovik. Dave studied architecture at SUNY Delhi in New York before relocating to Charlotte. Dave lives in Charlotte and is married to Shannon and has a Jack Russell, Skittles. Dave enjoys sports, music and traveling.
Tom Hogan, Lead Designer
Tom leads the renovation designs for Smith Slovik and skillfully manages this department. With his many years of talented design experience in designing beautiful custom homes, Tom has been able to advance the renovation side of the business. He schedules meetings with clients and builders who are looking to renovate or add-on to their existing homes. His unique style and attention to detail can be seen in each project.
Brad Walkup, Lead Designer
Brad graduated from UNC Charlotte in May 2014 with a Professional Bachelor of Architecture Degree and is our 3-D modeling specialist. He began his design career with Smith Slovik at its formation. Over the past 5 years, he has helped to introduce new technology and shape the design process. He is a North Carolina native and lives in Waxhaw, North Carolina. Brad has a passion for residential architecture, and enjoys music and traveling with family.
Rick Seifert, Lead Drafter
Rick has worked in the architectural design field as a drafter and project manager for over 25 years. He currently resides in upstate NY but still owns real estate in the Charlotte area. Rick is married and has a son and 2 step-children. He enjoys hunting, fishing, and spending time with his family.
Kate Smith, Business Operations
Kate left a 15 year career in Recreational Therapy in 2013 to be a full time mom and assist Troy with the business operation side of his design firm and has expanded this role at Smith Slovik. She stays busy with two active young boys and enjoys photography, being outdoors and working on home projects.