Stephen James Vanze, FAIA, earned a bachelor of arts from Brown University and a master of architecture from the University of Virginia. He worked for the Washington, D.C., architecture firms of Skidmore, Owings & Merrill and Hartman-Cox Architects before establishing his own firm, Barnes Vanze Architects, in partnership with Anthony Barnes in 1989. With offices in Washington and Middleburg, Virginia, the firm focuses on residential architecture and institutional planning projects. Vanze is active with the Washington, D.C., chapter of the American Institute of Architects, including service as president (2001), and served as president of the Washington Architectural Foundation.
OGB Service: 2006–2012