Then & Now: Mike Tillman

Birmingham, Ala. (Jan. 30, 2014) – Mike Tillman joined CMH Architects April 5, 1995, beginning as a project manager handling the design of Parisian Department Stores. In his 19 years with the firm, his incredible work ethic is the driving force behind his success at CMH. “He lives a project 24 hours a day and makes it his own,” says firm President Everett Hatcher. “And he is always sketching,” Hatcher says, recalling the hardbound sketchbooks that Mike carries with him, for when inspiration strikes. “By the end of two years, you could look back through one of his beat- up books and see a neat evolution of each project through notes and really nice sketches.”

“In addition to his off-the-charts hard work at the office, Mike has also worked tirelessly on his house over the years and has created one of the most extensive rear decks you will see in Birmingham,” says firm Senior Vice President Michael O’Kelley. “Some of us have joked that it is just a little smaller than something from Swiss Family Robinson.” Mike is currently working on Saks Fifth Avenue in San Juan and serves as the firm’s Executive Vice President.

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Ladies and gentlemen, Derek Carson!

This Thursday, we would like to spotlight our newest hire — Derek Carson! Derek was a previous employee here at CMH, and we are excited to welcome him back to the family! Check out his Q&A, and also our Instagram Account @cmharch for Derek’s daily polls and fun facts! When were you last a CMH employee,… Continued

Sketch of the Week – Lake Martin Chapel

Birmingham, Ala. (February 25, 2016) – Here at CMH, we have an office brimful of creativity.  The architects are constantly scheming, calculating, and envisioning new spaces.  With the constant flow of imagination and inspiration within our company, we thought it due time for a new tradition: The Sketch of the Week! For the first installment,… Continued

Meet our New Hire: Katherine Looney

Birmingham, Ala. (August 2, 2016) – Time for another introduction to one of the newest members of the CMH family!  We are delighted to acquaint you with our very bright and hard-working interior design intern: Katherine Looney.  She took some time to write about herself and her life below. Take a peek! “I started working at… Continued