Team Member Directory

Trip Hereford

Trip Hereford

AIA, LEED AP, NCARB

1720 West End Avenue
Suite 300
Nashville, TN 37203
P: 615.244.7399
D: 615.921.6880

trip.hereford@hdarchitects.com

LinkedIn

William E. Hereford, III, (Trip) is a Principal at Hereford Dooley Architects in Nashville, Tennessee. He started with the firm in 2006, and has 17 years of architectural experience. Originally from Pell City, Alabama, Trip earned his Master in Architecture from The Catholic School of America in 1999. Since early in his career he has been actively involved in many organizations, including the American Institute of Architects as former chapter president in South Carolina. He began to focus on sustainability, striving to increase awareness on environmental issues – not only with the design and construction of projects but also within the workplace, advocating change in the operations and management of the business. Trip is also passionate about giving back to the community. He has volunteered for several non-for-profit organizations including Love Helps, Habitat for Humanity, Safe Haven, & Christmas in April. Trip and his wife Amanda have a daughter, Margaret, and two chilled dogs, Jessie & Belle. In his spare time, he plays ice hockey and travels the country one state park at a time in his RV.

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Whitney Taylor

AIA, NCARB

1720 West End Avenue
Suite 300
Nashville, TN 37203
P: 615.244.7399
D: 615.921.6881

whitney.taylor@hdarchitects.com

LinkedIn

Whitney Taylor is a native of Nashville, and has her Bachelor of Architecture from the University of Tennessee, Knoxville. Immediately after college, she moved to Atlanta and worked before moving back to Nashville. She has been with Hereford Dooley since 2016 and serves as a Project Manager. Her favorite show is “I Love Lucy” and has been watching it her entire life. She even named her cat Lucy.

Lance Adams

Lance Adams

1720 West End Avenue
Suite 300
Nashville, TN 37203
P: 615.244.7399
D: 615.921.6891

lance.adams@hdarchitects.com

Lance is a native of nearby Clarksville, Tennessee and has worked for the firm since 1998. He graduated from Nashville State Technical Institute, and serves as our unofficial in-house social coordinator. He is an extremely big sports fan, and a season ticket holder for the Nashville Predators. He enjoys spending time with his girlfriend, Penny, and his two yorkies. On the weekends, Lance likes to garden and work in his yard.



Jeremy Dooley

Jeremy Dooley

1720 West End Avenue
Suite 300
Nashville, TN 37203
P: 615.244.7399
D: 615.921.6888

jeremy.dooley@hdarchitects.com

Jeremy is from Frankfort, Kentucky and attended the University of Kentucky. He has been with Hereford Dooley since 2008 and serves as the in-house accountant. Jeremy loves good coffee, and in his spare time enjoys exercising and spending time with his family.




Dan Clark

Dan Clark

CSI

1720 West End Avenue
Suite 300
Nashville, TN 37203
P: 615.244.7399
D: 615.921.6875

dan.clark@hdarchitects.com

LinkedIn

Dan was born in Spartanburg, South Carolina and attended Clemson University, graduating in 1992. After starting his architecture career in Oklahoma, he moved to Nashville in 2006 and has been with Hereford Dooley Architects since 2014 as a Designer. Dan enjoys doing a variety of things outdoors, creating board games and outdoor games with children, and catching up on fiction reading. He and his wife Kristen are mental health advocates in the Nashville area.

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Bryan Schlosser

Associate AIA

1720 West End Avenue
Suite 300
Nashville, TN 37203
P: 615.244.7399
D: 615.921.6874

bryan.schlosser@hdarchitects.com

LinkedIn

Bryan was born in nearby Mt. Juliet, Tennessee, and is a graduate of Auburn University with his Bachelor of Architecture. He served as a project coordinator at a firm for one year, and joined Hereford Dooley in 2017 as a Designer. While in college, Bryan studied abroad in Italy and Japan. He enjoys golfing in his free time, and eating good food all the time.

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J. Abigail Myers

Associate AIA

1720 West End Avenue
Suite 300
Nashville, TN 37203
P: 615.244.7399
D: 615.921.6877

abigail.myers@hdarchitects.com

LinkedIn

Abigail is from Cookeville, Tennessee and a 2017 graduate from the University of Tennessee, Knoxville. She received her Bachelor of Architecture and Design and joined Hereford Dooley in 2017 as a Designer. In her spare time, Abigail enjoys golfing, painting, and hiking. Although she has lived in the state of Tennessee her entire life, she loves traveling the world.

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Brady Whicker

1720 West End Avenue
Suite 300
Nashville, TN 37203
P: 615.244.7399

brady.whicker@hdarchitects.com

Brady is from Lexington, NC and graduated from Auburn University in 2017. He started with Hereford Dooley in 2019 as a Designer after a few years working in Chapel Hill after graduation. In his spare time, Brady enjoys cycling and golf.

Tom Dooley

Tom Dooley

AIA, LEED AP, NCARB

1720 West End Avenue
Suite 300
Nashville, TN 37203
P: 615.244.7399

tom.dooley@hdarchitects.com

Tom Dooley is a founding Principal of Hereford Dooley and has been working in Nashville since 1994. Previously, he was principal of Lyman Davidson Dooley, Inc. before the founding of Hereford Dooley Architects. Tom was born and raised in central Kentucky and holds his Master in Architecture from the University of Kentucky, where he received several honors and design awards. Tom has over 30 years of architecture experience, specifically in healthcare. Additionally, he has served as a design committee member of the American Institute of Architects as well. He is an active participant in C12 and many other ministry opportunities, even leading numerous mission trips to Africa. He has volunteered to help several non-for-profit organizations including Love Helps, Habitat for Humanity, Safe Haven, & Christmas in April. Tom is father of three, and grandfather of four. He enjoys spending time with his family and volunteering for the church in his spare time.

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Heather Yaple

MBA, LEED Green Associate
NCARB, Registered Architect

1720 West End Avenue
Suite 300
Nashville, TN 37203
P: 615.244.7399
D: 615.921.7062

heather.yaple@hdarchitects.com

LinkedIn

Heather is originally from upstate New York and followed her undergrad in architecture with an MBA before moving to Nashville four years ago. Heather joined Hereford Dooley in 2019 as a Project Manager. Her favorite place in the world it the family lake house in the Adirondacks. Heather has traveled to Italy, Turkey, Greece, Czech Republic and Austria. She also has a lionshead rabbit named Triscuit.

Marry Rutland

Marry Rutland

1720 West End Avenue
Suite 300
Nashville, TN 37203
P: 615.244.7399
D: 615.921.6889

marry.rutland@hdarchitects.com

LinkedIn

Marry has been with the firm since 2003 and serves as the head of the marketing, administrative, and HR departments at Hereford Dooley. From Enterprise, Alabama, Marry attended Auburn University and has an Environmental Design degree from the school of architecture. She has over 15 years of experience in the AEC industry and enjoys the opportunities to grow and be creative in her job. “I love being a part of an organization that genuinely cares about giving and serving, and is passionate about the continual process of improvement.” In her free time, she enjoys working on personal creative projects around the home, traveling, and eating good food with her family.

Daniel Soliz

Daniel Soliz

1720 West End Avenue
Suite 300
Nashville, TN 37203
P: 615.244.7399
D: 615.921.6892

daniel.soliz@hdarchitects.com

LinkedIn

Daniel Soliz, a native of Cleveland, Mississippi, graduated from the University of Southern Mississippi with a degree in Architectural Engineering Technology. He has been with Hereford Dooley since 2008. After 24 years in the field of architecture and 25 years of marriage, he firmly believes as Robert Brault, “The more side roads you stop to explore, the less likely that life will pass you by.” Currently, Daniel is a project manager at Hereford Dooley Architects. He fills his spare time traveling the side roads with his wife and two spaniel mixes and stopping occasionally to play the drums or cheer on the Preds, Raiders, and USM Eagles.

Nicole Hermo

L. Nicole Hermo

Associate AIA
Love Helps, Inc. Board Member

1720 West End Avenue
Suite 300
Nashville, TN 37203
P: 615.244.7399
D: 615.921.6879

nicole.hermo@hdarchitects.com

Nicole, a native of Nashville, has been with Hereford Dooley since 2015. and serves as a Project Manager. She has over 16 years of working experience in architecture. She received her Master in Architecture from the University of Pennsylvania. Nicole is married to another architect, can play three instruments, and speaks five languages. In her spare time, Nicole enjoys designing and building furniture.

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Ginny Luckie Farmer

1919 Oxmoor Road
Box 320
Birmingham, AL 35209
P: 615.244.7399
D: 205.601.5901

ginny.luckie@hdarchitects.com

LinkedIn

Ginny Luckie, a native of Birmingham, Alabama, graduated from the University of Mississippi with a degree in journalism. She has been with Hereford Dooley since 2017. Currently, Ginny takes care of Marketing and Business Development from the Birmingham studio. She enjoys abstract painting, black lab puppies, and spending as much time as she can in the outdoors.

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Lauren Smith

Associate AIA
Love Helps, Inc., Current Board Member

1720 West End Avenue
Suite 300
Nashville, TN 37203
P: 615.244.7399
D: 615.921.6878

lauren.smith@hdarchitects.com

Lauren grew up across the country due to her father being in the military, but calls Spotsylvania, Virginia home. She is a 2017 graduate of Auburn University with a Bachelor of Architecture and Interior Architecture. Lauren joined Hereford Dooley in 2017 as a Designer. She loves to travel and was even born in Panama. She is an avid Auburn Tiger and Nashville Predator’s fan, who enjoys cooking in her spare time.

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Hayden Bryson

1720 West End Avenue
Suite 300
Nashville, TN 37203
P: 615.244.7399
D: 615.921.6876

hayden.bryson@hdarchitects.com

Hayden is from Charleston, SC and a 2019 graduate of Clemson University. She joined Hereford Dooley in 2019 shortly after college graduation as a Designer. Hayden enjoys painting and running in her free time. and is obsessed with Labrador Retrievers.