Jay Derenthal, AIA, LEED AP
Known for his sense of humor and excellent architectural design skills, Jay has a passion for developing responsive design while cultivating strong relationships with each of his clients. For more than 30 years, Jay has successfully led clients along design ideation through a well-tuned verbal and visual process fitting of his dynamic personality.
While at Champlin, Jay has directed the design and construction administration of projects in civic, institutional, healthcare, and worship niches. His unique ability to work effectively with clients and embrace a design process that fosters innovation and respect for the economy has produced several cutting-edge projects, helping promote our clients as leaders in the region. Which is why Jay commits to building a bright future wherever possible through the practice of sustainable design and a genuine laugh and a smile for everyone he meets. In addition to his interest in sustainable design, Jay is intrigued by family geneology and has recently traced his root back to Germany, Ireland, and France.