Mark joined Fisher Heck in 2012, and is currently the President of the company, managing many of the firm's religious and urban planning projects. His specialties lie in Sustainable Urbanism, Master Planning and Religious Architecture where he has worked on a variety of projects ranging from $50,000 to $2 Billion. Mark heads up the firm's marketing efforts as well as religious and urban design projects, constantly striving to produce sustainable and environmentally conscious designs. The knowledge he has gained from years of religious design gives him a unique perspective on how to develop spaces that focus on creating a meaningful procession to the main element of the religious building – the altar. Outside of the office, Mark enjoys DIY home improvement projects and spending time outdoors with his wife and dog. Mark is also a member of the American Institute of Architects, the San Antonio Conservation Society, Mission Heritage Partners and is a LEED accredited professional.
Marc is a San Antonio native and Principal with over 10 years of experience providing clients in-depth service. Marc leads multiple project teams through thoughtful design and client-oriented collaboration, utilizing each team member’s distinctive skills to their full potential.
Through effective communication and leadership, Marc focuses on quality-oriented coordination from schematic design through construction documents, providing positive experiences during bidding and construction for numerous building types. Outside of work, Marc is the President of the Keep San Antonio Beautiful non-profit organization and an avid UTSA sports fan.
David joined Fisher Heck in 2010, becoming a Principal in the beginning of 2015. David graduated with a Masters Degree from Texas Tech University, focusing on Sustainability and Historic Rehabilitation. David manages and oversees the firm's historic and residential projects, with an emphasis on energy efficiency through a holistic design approach, while providing his clients with exceptional customer service throughout the process. While at Fisher Heck, he has overseen many of the firm's award winning historic restoration projects, including the high-profile Bexar County Commissioner's Courtroom restoration project. David is a member of Preservation Texas and the San Antonio Conservation Society. Outside the office, David enjoys exploring historic sites and photographing historic structures throughout Texas. His family and dog Shelby reserves any remaining free time.
As a Principal and Founder of Fisher Heck, Lewis oversees most of the firm's historic architecture projects. Inspired by the vitality of great cities, Lewis takes an urbanist’s view of architecture. He believes that urban buildings can create the most vibrant of all human spaces. His in-fill residential developments are designed to fit within the context of their place while bringing new residents to old neighborhoods.
His historic preservation projects make bold statements about the history of a significant area. His efforts to revitalize commercial districts have lead to the transformation of urban corridors, renewing their economic vitality and restoring their urban and architectural character.
As a Principal and Founder of Fisher Heck, Jim is involved in many of the firm’s religious architecture projects. In addition to Jim’s expertise in religious architecture, his design experience includes hotels, retail design, offices, banks, athletic facilities, residential design, adaptive re-use and master planning.
Jim has practiced architecture in Texas since 1976. He is a past president of the San Antonio Chapters of the American Institute of Architects and the Construction Specifications Institute, and is a past vice-president of the Texas Society of Architects. Jim is a member of the Association of Consultants for Liturgical Spaces and the Interfaith Forum on Religion, Art, and Architecture.
Celina joined Fisher Heck in December of 2013 and has over 10 years of experience working in the architecture industry. She is responsible for the office operations to ensure effectiveness and efficiency, along with bookkeeping and maintaining accounting records. Celina is also a member of the Society of Design Administration and serves on several committees. Outside the office, Celina enjoys spending time with her family and friends as well exploring the outdoors, and relaxing with a glass of wine and listening to music.
Derek joined Fisher Heck in 2012, becoming an associate in 2013. His experience spreads over a wide range of projects, but he mostly enjoys religious architecture and developing spaces that can be experienced by the occupant. In every project he strives to incorporate all human and natural elements into a unified whole. Derek is a LEED accredited professional and a member of the American Institute of Architects. After the work is done, Derek enjoys spending time with his family, honing his photography skills and building furniture.
Javier joined Fisher Heck in 2009 and has eighteen years of experience in the architecture industry. Most of his experience has been in the production of construction documents. He has worked on various types of architectural projects including religious, educational, commercial and residential. Outside of the office, he and his wife do volunteer work for local organizations.
Krishna is Nepali national, joined Fisher Heck Architects with 2 years of working experience in various projects in Nepal, India and China. She graduated recently from UTSA with passion for sense of place. Outside office Krishna loves to catch up with her friends and family, art projects and macro photography at home.