TRIA Welcomes Four New Project Team Members

TRIA Welcomes Four New Project Team Members


March 24, 2020

Stephen Broadhead, Senior Project Manager

Carlos Caraballo, AIA, LEED Green Associate, Project Manager

Michael Mahan, Project Manager

Steven Ritchie, Project Designer

TRIA, a principal-led architecture firm with a focus on designing unique workspaces for science, technology, and corporate clients, is pleased to announce the addition of three project managers and one project designer to the firm.

TRIA welcomes:

  • Stephen Broadhead – Senior Project Manager
  • Carlos Caraballo, AIA, LEED Green Associate – Project Manager
  • Michael Mahan – Project Manager
  • Steven Ritchie – Project Designer

“We are happy to welcome project managers Steve, Carlos, and Mike and project designer Steve to our growing team. Each of these new project team members bring extensive experience, further deepening the pool of knowledge our employees and clients have access to,” said Sherwood Butler, cofounder and managing principal of TRIA. “We look forward to seeing their contributions to our continued success.”

Stephen Broadhead – Senior Project Manager

Steve brings extensive experience from working with leading national and international construction and design firms. With a career focused in healthcare, research laboratories, commercial, and institutional buildings, Steve has continued to develop strong client relations. He has managed significant large-scale projects over $80M on time, and on budget, while working in conjunction with stakeholders to support clients, manage project teams and coordinate design specialists. Steve attended the University of Kentucky and received a Bachelor of Architecture.

Carlos Caraballo, AIA, LEED Green Associate – Project Manager

Carlos has over 20 years of professional experience, in which he managed and oversaw projects from conception through post occupancy for award winning firms. His project experience includes research laboratories, commercial, multifamily housing, retail, senior living, and healthcare facilities. Carlos’ strengths lie in space planning and master planning, development of construction documentation, and project administration with emphasis on communication. Carlos graduated from Boston Architectural College with a Bachelor and Master of Architecture.

Michael Mahan – Project Manager

As a project manager, Mike combines strong technical ability with a unique depth of experience. He has managed complex renovation and new construction projects across a wide variety of project types with extensive experience implementing Revit in all phases of the design process. Michael is committed to applying his knowledge and expertise to develop attractive, creative, and cost-effective solutions that maximize project opportunities and achieve client goals, while maintaining the schedule and budget. Mike attended Virginia Tech and graduated with a Bachelor of Architecture.

Steven Ritchie – Project Designer

Steve is an experienced project designer with a demonstrated history of working in the architecture and planning industry. His experience ranges from commercial to hospitality to multi-unit residential projects. He is skilled in AutoCAD, Revit, and managing construction administration, with a deep understanding of all the phase requirements that go into successful completion of a project. Steve also specializes in performing code review for various types of projects in many states. At TRIA, Steve is responsible for managing project design, working closely with project managers and production staff. Steve attended Massachusetts College of Art and Design and received a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Architecture and Illustration, and later attended Boston Architectural College and received a Master of Architecture.

About TRIA

TRIA is a full-service architecture firm that values client relationships above all. The firm’s principal-driven approach puts our leadership team at the table with client decision-makers, working together to envision success, solve problems and deliver exceptional results. Our lab design and corporate interiors teams strive to learn every client’s unique DNA, and by doing so, we create efficient and energizing spaces that reflect a company’s culture and foster innovation. At TRIA, we design spaces that enable business success and advance new discoveries – in the lab, around the office, and beyond. Visit us on the web at and connect with us on Twitter, LinkedIn, and Facebook.