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Design that
Enriches Communities

Every one of our projects reflects our core values of community engagement and public stewardship. We design facilities that make cities, states, and counties operate better and more efficiently, while involving stakeholders early and often, and respecting the taxpayer's public trust. Whether completing a renovation, new construction, preservation, or adaptive reuse, we deliver timeless designs that are innovative, secure, responsive, and age with grace.

In 2011, there were about $42.3 billion in direct expenditures by local fire protection.

In 2011, more than $11.4 billion was invested in public libraries.

Civic Leadership

Cindy A. McCleary

Cindy A. McCleary, AIA, NCARB, LEED AP

Vice President

Market Sector Leader - Regional Government

Profile

Cindy has focused her 15 year career on public and educational architecture. An expert in visioning and consensus building, she is particularly adept at guiding and facilitating special interest groups, public sector clients and multiple stakeholders to realize strategically-driven results. Her experience as a programmer and planner of public and academic libraries, civic and educational facilities, city halls, police, fire and community buildings, courts, law enforcement and police-forensic facilities has earned her a reputation for advanced thinking and strategically-driven design processes.

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Fernando Del Dago

Fernando Del Dago, AIA, NCARB, LEED AP BC+D

Vice President

Director of Operations

Profile

Throughout his career, Fernando has excelled in consensus building to reflect the needs of clients for large scale, complex projects. His experience in unifying stakeholders into a common vision and translating that vision into manageable goals has resulted in practical, sensible and sensitive design.  Fernando’s diverse portfolio includes civic, higher education, city hall and correctional public sector facilities.

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Rafael Sixto

Rafael Sixto

Vice President

Managing Principal

Profile

Rafael is an architect with over 30 years of design, planning, and project management experience, and over a decade of business leadership. His deep knowledge of the architectural field and lifelong connection to the city of Miami aid in his leadership of LEO A DALY’s Miami office, where he oversees the project execution and new business pursuits. His portfolio includes numerous large courthouse projects, terminal-design projects at Miami International Airport and Bradley International Airport, and mixed-use projects.

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