Our People

TC Architects is lead by a group of experienced and talented people that are dedicated to our profession and to our client's success.

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Robert C. Chordar, AIA


Professional Experience:

Mr. Chordar has been with TC Architects since 1983.  He became a Principal in 1994 and the President in 2005.  He has vast experience in all aspects of a project from site selection, zoning assistance, programming and design through construction documents, shop drawings and construction administration.  He has experience in a wide variety of new and extensive remodeling of buildings including:  housing, building envelope, retail, government, education, libraries, commercial, recreation and medical.





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Rebecca C. Yakovic

Associate Partner

Professional Experience:

Ms. Yakovic has been with TC Architects since 2001 and is an Associate Partner.  She is involved in all stages of a project from working with Owners during the planning stages, coordination of the completion of the design documents, and performing construction administration.  She excels in communicating with Owners, Consultants and Contractors and keeps the project on track.  Ms. Yakovic brings strong leadership and a vast knowledge base in all aspects of projects to the TC Architects team.  Her broad project design background includes housing, veterinary, medical, education and commercial.



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Sarah Doss

Associate Partner

Professional Experience:

Ms. Doss has been with TC Architects since 2020. She is involved in all stages of projects, working in conjunction with project managers to perform coordination of design documents to the highest standard. She takes great pride in helping bring project ideas to life through the use of rendering software. She excels in zoning research, communicating with Consultants to keep projects moving forward, and communicating with municipal building jurisdictions to ensure permitting standards are met. She is currently in the process of working toward receiving her architectural license from NCARB.

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Vice President

Professional Experience:

Ms. Allen has been with TC Architects since 1998.  She became a Partner and Vice President in 2007.  Ms. Allen works as both an Architect and Interior Designer.  She brings with her a unique background with experience in programming, planning, design, architecture, interior design, and construction administration.  She is the Chair of Summit County’s Board of Building Appeals and a member of the City of Green Historic Preservation Committee. She is a LEED Accredited Professional and a member of the U.S. Green Building Council, as well as Evidence-Based Design Accreditation and Certification certified.  Ms. Allen has been a guest speaker for Cleveland Clinic Akron General, Akron Zoological Park, Medical Fitness Association, Midwest Veterinary Conference, and North American Veterinary Community.  She has vast design experience in medical / health and wellness centers, recreation, veterinary, housing, education and commercial.


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Tiffany L. Gravlee, AIA, LEED AP

Project Manager

Professional Experience:

Ms. Gravlee has been with TC Architects since 2016 and is currently a Project Manager.  She excels in product research, technical specifications, bidding documents, preparation of project manuals, construction contracts, construction bulletins, shop drawing review, and contract close-out.  She has extensive experience in building envelopes, roofing, elevator and housing projects.  She also has experience in urban and campus design, historic preservation, accessibility, sustainability / green design, programming, and the full range of architectural services for renovations and new construction. She has published articles on sustainable design, and is a LEED Accredited Professional.  She currently serves as a Commissioner for the City of Alliance Green Commission, and has also served as a Planning Commissioner, and chaired the Alliance Mayor’s Green Task Force.