Membership Bios

Development Consults membership
John Conrad
Miller and Smith Land Inc.
[email protected]
John has been employed by the Miller and Smith Company for sixteen years. Prior employment
for the past 40 years has been in the residential and commercial development industry in
Maryland, Pennsylvania, District of Columbia and Connecticut. Miller and Smith is a private
builder/developer located in McLean Va. who was just listed by Builder Magazine as the 96
largest homebuilder in the US. Miller and Smith is the third largest private builder in the
Washington Region. (size determined by gross sales volume)
John Conrad is a Vice President of the Land Department and as the name implies he focuses on
acquisition, land planning, entitlements, and sale of residential and commercial property. The
firm has three large land holdings (Lake Holiday, Willow Run, and Governors Hill) in the
Winchester Area which we hope to develop in the not too distant future.
Chuck Dunlap
CFD Consulting LLC
[email protected]
Chuck has more than 40 years of extensive experience in all facets of the land development
engineering process involving institutional, commercial, industrial, residential subdivision
development and public projects, primarily focused in the Northern Virginia area, with
experience ranging from preliminary studies and plans, rezoning and other zoning land use
matters, the preparation and processing of final construction plans through governmental
agencies to final approval and providing assistance with permitting, construction services and
the bond release process.
David Ganse, AIA
Architect David Ganse
[email protected]
540-678-1193 (office)
540-664-2500 (mobile)
David is an architect in private practice, based in Frederick County. He opened his practice in
1991, and has devoted his time and effort to this community almost exclusively. He attributes
his viability to a small number of the notable businesses and institutions that he’s served time
and again over the past 22 years. They include Shenandoah University, Bank of Clarke County,
Creekside Properties, HN Funkhouser & Co., The Laurel Center, The Youth Development Center,
Grafton School, Valley Proteins, Rubbermaid Commercial Products, Stutzman Chevrolet, among
others. Presently, he also serves Frederick County as a member of its Public Works Committee
and Building Code Appeals board. He looks forward to our productive discourse.
Gillian Greenfield, CCIM
Oakcrest Commercial I Principal Broker
[email protected]
Gillian has been selling commercial real estate for over 14 years in the Winchester/ Frederick
County area. Her clients primarily include private and commercial property owners, business
owners and operators, investors and developers. She constantly deals with land use challenges
pertaining to zoning, permitting, CUPs, land ownership rights and easements, etc. She looks
forward to sharing these experiences with the Development Consults group in effort to shed
light on legislative obstacles (perceived and actual), enabling commercial growth to progress as
seamlessly as possible and in tandem with the County’s development and economic objectives.
Bruce Griffin
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Richard Ruckman
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George O. Siekkinen, Jr.
Architect, Historic Preservation
[email protected]
Degrees: Case Western Reserve U., A.B. cum laude, urban & environmental studies; The Ohio
State U., M.Arch., architecture, historic preservation, regional planning
Other training: Boston Architectural Center; U. of California, Berkeley; National Park Service
Preservation Training Center; George Washington U.; Harvard U.
Employment: University Circle, Inc., Cleveland, OH, new town-in-town project; Stahl Bennett
Architects, Boston, MA, Quincy Hall Markets; Vendome Hotel, Rockingham Hotel; Ohio
Historical Society, Columbus, OH, regional historic preservation officer; National Park Service,
Washington, DC, Virginia City, NV, San Francisco, historic preservation tax credit program; The
Ehrenkrantz Group, San Francisco, historic preservation projects; National Trust, Washington,
DC, project management for historic museums, private stewardship oversight of nation-wide
easement collection; Public Buildings Service, Office of the Chief Architect, Washington, DC,
historic preservation projects, St. Elizabeths Master Plan, zone representative for regional
offices in Boston, New York, Philadelphia, and Washington
Chuck Veatch
[email protected]
Whit Wagner
[email protected]
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