The Team

Lead Firm, Landscape Architect

Since being founded in 1998, Context has grown into one of the largest dedicated landscape architecture studios in Indiana.  Our team of landscape architects is capable of handling projects at every scale.  Likewise, our reputation is built on a personal, collaborative approach to design and project management that helps our clients achieve award-winning results through creative and engaging projects.

As we have grown our practice to compete in a dynamic and fast-paced world, Context purposefully remains focused on the personal experience of outstanding service. Whether during the phases of community engagement, project development, master planning or implementation, we are committed to building great places to live.  We value people, diversity, and loyalty and aspire to provide an uncommon level of care and attention to the diverse clients and the communities we serve.

Fred Prazeau

Fred Prazeau

Partner in Charge

Joe Mayes

Joe Mayes

Project Manager

Derrek Fields

Derrek Fields

Project Manager Support

Architectural Support, Aquatics, Athletics, Health and Community Center Design Services

As a client-oriented firm, Williams Architects | Aquatics is committed to developing a thorough understanding of our clients and their project needs. We express a commitment to architectural design that emphasizes economy and efficiency, durability and imagination of design with patron appeal and satisfaction while establishing a visual project identity that reflects and respects our clients’ personality.

With over 43 years of experience, Williams Architects / Aquatics is a nationally recognized leader in public architecture. Our firm serves a wide range of clients as diverse as our projects, and have developed a strong client base and executed a variety of successful projects in both the public and private sector; with a primary focus in the municipal and recreational client market sectors.

We have programmed and / or designed over $2.9 Billion in  sports / recreation facilities and over 350 aquatic facilities for clients nationwide, including park districts, municipalities, local government agencies, public institutions, and private corporations. Throughout all phases of each project, our senior management remains personally involved, which allows us to bring the more than 150 years of combined hands-on experience they represent to every facility.

Tom Poulos

Tom Poulos

Lead Architect

Bench Marking, Programming, Cost Modeling and Management

PROS Consulting is a small firm with a big presence in the field of management consulting for public entities and non-profit organizations.  With a small team of highly professional and experienced consultants, PROS is a flexible firm that is agile to the evolving dynamics of the social, economic, and political environments our clients operate in.  PROS is among only a small handful of firms that have tremendous experience in the field as practitioners and have become nationally recognized for helping to shape and further transform the industry of parks and recreation.

Leon Younger

Leon Younger

Bench Marking, Programming and Management Lead

Public Engagement and Community Input Services

Engaging Solutions, LLC (ES) was established in 2005 as a management consultant firm and today has an experienced staff of accountants, planners, outreach specialists and business analysts. We have 2 offices in Indianapolis including our corporate headquarters in Maple Crossing and our Call Center located in Castleton. Our firm is comprised of professionals who have firsthand experience working in the municipal, private and non-profit sectors.

Our core services include:  Stakeholder Engagement, Fiscal Management and Accountability, Call Center Services, Diversity Services, and Program Compliance Monitoring.

Our Planning and Community Outreach team will perform the work involved in executing the Community Engagement for this project. ES has provided inbound and outbound call center services for over a decade for a wide and diverse variety of clients. We have conducted telephonic outreach individuals to complete welcome calls, Health Needs Screening surveys, other client specific surveys and appointment scheduling. Our dedicated team of customer care specialist also responds to telephone inquiries, handles service request and resolves issues from plan participants.

Debra Simmons Wilson

Debra Simmons Wilson

Engagement Leader

Gwen Simmons

Gwen Simmons

Engagement Support

Ash Robinson

Multidisciplinary Artist

An Indianapolis, IN, native, Ash Robinson established her artistic voice at Herron School of Art & Design where she received her BFA in Furniture Design. Not singularly defined by making functional objects, furniture forms have become a gateway into a more personal artistic endeavor. Ash’s work makes social issues tangible by uncovering and highlighting the truth in the everyday objects. In 2014, she was awarded the Beckmann Emerging Artist Fellowship by the Arts Counsel of Indianapolis. Through a variety of forms including, drawing, sculpture, installation, and community based projects,   Ash has developed a strong presence in the Indianapolis art community.

Civil Engineering Support, Utilities Planning, Floodway Coordination Services

Since its inception in 1986, Infrastructure Engineers (IEI) has served public and private organizations within the Midwest, focusing upon the delivery of high quality, innovative design, construction engineering and inspection, and program management services. The firm was acquired by its current President, Michael Sutton, in 1997. Under his management, IEI has diversified its portfolio of expertise. IEI currently has a combined staff of more than 70 people consisting of engineers, technicians and administrative support with offices in New York City, NY, Peoria, Chicago, IL, and Indianapolis, IN.

IEI’s mission is excellence in all aspects of securing and delivering work for the firm. The firm’s vision is to spread the IEI brand worldwide by developing offices nationally and globally. By enacting our mission and vision, we are sustaining and connecting communities, while at the same time promoting economic development. By creating spaces to live and play, IEI is contributing to a lasting legacy in our communities.

Dustin Quincy

Dustin Quincy

Lead Engineer

Cost Estimating, Construction Phasing

J.C. Ripberger Construction Corporation is a full-service General Contractor, which self-performs Buildings/Structural Concrete, Carpentry, and Selective/Mass Demolition. Founded over 58 years ago, our strategic focus has and continues to be new construction and renovations within the commercial, educational, health care and industrial sectors.

Cory Biddle

Cory Biddle

Lead Estimator