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SCD Profile - Don Dethlefs, AIA
Don Dethlefs, AIA - Chief Executive Officer
As CEO of Sink Combs Dethlefs, Don Dethlefs has built a reputation as one of the nations premier arena and stadium architects.
has been actively involved in the design and planning of many local community icons such as the new Red Rocks Visitor Center
has also been a major contributor to many high profile projects on the national level including the Save Mart Center
at Fresno State, Saint Louis University Arena, Ford Center
in Oklahoma City and the Ohio State University Schottenstein Center
Each project Don
undertakes is approached with the same enthusiasm and undaunted attention to detail.
Innovation, creativity, flexibility and cost effectiveness characterize the designs of Don Dethlefs
has been a symposium speaker at a variety of conferences including the National Association of Collegiate Directors of Athletics Facilities, Fundraising and Marketing Workshop, The International City Manager's Association
Sports Consortium, The Athletic Business Magazine Annual Conference
, and the International Economic Development Council's
"If You Build It, Will They Come?
Don graduated with honors from the University of Colorado and went on to receive his Masters in Architecture from the University of Colorado, Denver.
He joined the firm in 1979.