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R. Wayne  Estopinal
R. Wayne EstopinalAIA, ACHA, LEED AP President

As president of TEG Architects, Wayne Estopinal utilizes more than two decades of complex healthcare planning and design experience to provide specialized facility services. Focusing on facility planning and architecture, he offers even the most demanding healthcare clients a level of personal and professional planning and design competence.

Wayne holds extensive knowledge of health care delivery systems, technology, planning issues, current design opportunities, user concepts and operationally oriented philosophy.  This knowledge provides the comprehensive background necessary to assist in evaluating complex facility opportunities and providing exceptional solutions.

Wayne is an active Ball State University alumnus (Class of '79) and serves the university, via his positions on the Ball State University Board of Trustees, BSU Alumni Council and BSU Foundation. In the Louisville area, he is active with the Louisville Sports Commission Board of Directors; Louisville Zoo Foundation Board of Directors; and Lincoln Heritage Council Boy Scouts of America Board of Directors. Wayne is also the owner of the Louisville Lightning professional soccer team of the PASL, Chicago Fire Juniors Kentucky Board of Directors, minority owner and Board of Directors member for the Orlando City Soccer Club of the USL, and Owner and Managing Partner of Mockingbird Valley Soccer Club in Louisville.

His personal interests include: distance running, soccer and Inspiring in others a passion for excellence

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Kyle A. Wilson
Kyle A. WilsonAIA, LEED AP BD+C Partner - Architecture

Having begun his architectural career as an intern for TEG, Kyle's primary responsibilities now include the planning and design of projects from initiation through the design development phase. His projects have included those most notable to the firm, and represent cross-section of markets: healthcare, education, sports/recreation, municipal, research and commercial. He is also the Director of Project Production which includes the oversight of scheduling and manpower allocations for all TEG projects. He works collaboratively with his fellow leaders and team to ensure that the proper resources and right team members are allocated to best suit a particular project. His interests and focus are problem solving and developing facility solutions that enhance communities. Together, Wayne, Ernie and Kyle established the Efficient Design + Productive Care Metrics — benchmarking designs to national standards.

His personal passion is baseball; specifically the St. Louis Cardinals. He has been active in Big Brothers and Big Sisters of Kentuckiana, volunteers at the Clark County Youth Shelter, and is on the Board of Directors at Childplace.

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Ernest C. Dreher
Ernest C. DreherAIA Partner - Architecture

In his role at TEG, Ernie is responsible for client relations from the initial discover with clients, through programming and design phases. He truly excels in assisting clients with solving their facility challenges through efficient design — ultimately ensuring that their vision and strategic objectives are fulfilled. During his career with TEG, he has completed more than 40 master site and facility plans — his primary focus within the firm. He has worked internationally while at TEG travelling to the UAE, Costa Rica and Panama to represent the firm and to develop creative solutions for clients with lesser-developed healthcare environments. He continues to work closely with Wayne Estopinal to pursue international work, as well as with the leadership team in the recruitment and retention of domestic clients. His approach is one of a collaborative partnership. His belief is that successful projects engage the input of entire project team — including consultants and owner — to refine the vision by fully exhausting each detail.

A native of Maine, and third-generation architect, he attended the University of Florida and Ball State University to study architecture. He enjoys a lifelong passion for sailing, which along with being a husband to Meredith, father to Brice and Whitney, he continues to pursue.

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Kevin Russell
Kevin Russell Vice President - Construction Administration

Proficiency with client and construction vendors in healthcare, institutional, educational, commercial, and residential project types enables Kevin to provide personalized assistance. His project coordination methods are expeditious — moving projects through the construction phase efficiently.

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Sandy L. Johnson
Sandy L. Johnson Vice President - Business Development

A native of Shreveport, Louisiana and Vice President of the TEG Shreveport office, Sandy possesses 20 years of experience in leadership, management and business development roles with the firm. Her focus has been and remains within the healthcare sector — promoting the benefits of Efficient Design + Productive Care to both existing and new clients. Her primary roles include interfacing with clients to uncover potential areas for increased efficiencies that facilitate project opportunities. Secondary roles are comprised of ensuring the delivery of responsive, client-focused professional services with detailed attention on every project. An important aspect of her responsibilities, is attending conferences throughout the nation to promote TEG’s expansive portfolio and services.

Her professional and civic passions are comprised of memberships in the National Association of Women in Construction, Greater Shreveport Leadership Program, of which she is the Junior Coordinator, Rotary International, Rescue Mission and Food Bank of Northwest Louisiana. Personal interests include: Travel, cooking, wine-tasting, spending time with her two sons and distance running.

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Joel L. Wallace
Joel L. WallaceAIA, NCARB Principal - Architecture

Joel's diverse project experience ranges from health care, commercial, municipal, educational, design-build and multi-use facilities. His responsibilities touch on all aspects of TEG’s architectural and design processes. His knowledge of software and overall design allows him to develop presentation imagery and graphic annotation, conceptual design visualizations and detailed construction documentation.

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R. Wayne Estopinal, AIA, ACHA, LEED AP
Kyle A. Wilson, AIA, LEED AP BD+C
Ernest C. Dreher, AIA
Kevin Russell,
Sandy L. Johnson,
Joel L. Wallace, AIA, NCARB