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Joe Vetter

President: Joseph E. Vetter, AIA, LEED AP

Joe received his Bachelor of Architecture degree from the University of Cincinnati, College of Design, Architecture, and Art. He is a Registered Architect in Ohio, Michigan, and Indiana.

Joe joined the Toledo firm of Bauer, Stark & Lashbrook (then Richards, Bauer & Moorhead) in 1978 after graduation. In his ten years at this firm, then the oldest in Ohio, he matured from Design Department Draftsman to a Shareholder/Officer. He collaborated in the design of award winning projects including the University of Oklahoma College of Performing Arts and the Davis Besse Administration Building. After four years as part owner of the firm, he started Vetter Design Group in 1988.

Joe shows leadership among Ohio architects, having served the state and the profession as an appointed member of the Ohio State Board of Examiners of Architects from 1995-2000, as president of AIA Ohio (1993), AIA Toledo (1987), and was named Architect of the Year by AIA Toledo in 1996. Joe is currently serving the local architectural community as a member of the Ace Mentor Program with Toledo Public Schools, BGSU Architecture School Advisory Board, AIA Ohio Strategic Planning Task Force, and the AIA Ohio PAC Campaign. Community activities include Toledo Rotary, Toledo Country Club and Briarfield Business Park Architectural Review Board.