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Professional Profile: Dom Diaz 2016

About

  • Title: President
  • Company: Diaz Architect & Associates, P.C.
  • Location: 15 West 36th St., New York, N.Y. 10018
  • Birthplace: Manhattan, N.Y.

Education: Bachelor of Architecture, New Jersey Institute of Technology

First job outside of architecture: Janitor assistant at High School

First job in architecture or allied field: Draftsperson, Pavese Group

What do you do now and what are you planning for the future? President of Diaz Architect & Associates, P.C., a specialty firm in building envelope restoration. We are planning to expand the firm to include more specialty services associated with building construction.

How do you unwind from a busy day? Drink a glass of wine and watch a Yankee game.

Favorite book or author: “The Fountainhead” by Ayn Rand

Favorite movie: “Rocky”

Last song you purchased/downloaded? ”Europa” by Santana

One word to describe your work environment: Orchestra

Rules to live by in business: Be Proactive. Anticipate the problem and prevent it from occurring.

What is your dream job? Motivating and mentoring young adolescents to pursue a career in design or construction.