Jay Derenthal
  • Registrations and Certifications: AIA, LEED AP
  • Education: Miami University / 1987 / BED (Environmental Design)
  • 36 Years with Champlin


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.

While at Champlin, Jay has directed the design and construction administration of projects in civic, institutional, healthcare, and worship markets. 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, promoting 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 smile for clients, colleagues, and friends. In addition to his interest in sustainable design, Jay is intrigued by family geneology and has traced his roots back to Germany, Ireland, and France.

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