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OUR TEAM

From its inception in 1992, Arconcepts has been grounded in strong, trusting relationships. As a woman-owned, small architecture firm, Arconcepts believes in building value through integrity and transparency, seeking to create memorable experiences for both clients and end-users.

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SHIRLEY A. GHANNAM

AIA, ALA NCARB

PRESIDENT/CEO

Shirley is an influential leader to professional women in her field and was one of the first women in the State of Michigan to own, operate, and continually develop a successful Architecture / Design / Planning firm. Throughout her 29+ years as President and CEO of Arconcepts she has continued to develop professional relationships with longtime clients, as well as procure innovative approaches to architecture and development.

Lawrence Technological University -  Bachelor of Architecture with Distinction (Post Degree), Bachelor of Science in Architecture 

VASILIOS (LEO) DERDELAKOS, RA

VICE PRESIDENT/

DIRECTOR OF ARCHITECTURE

Leo's involvement in sustainable environmental design and engineering systems gives him a unique approach to architecture. his strengths in architectural detailing provide the project team with a defined approach to the design and construction process, leading successful end results.

Lawrence Technological University - Masters in Architecture with Distinction, Bachelor of Science in Architecture 

ANDREW LASZCZYK

RA, NCARB

DIRECTOR OF DESIGN

As an Architect, Andrew continually expands his knowledge of the design and construction process, as well as the technical challenges of the architectural profession as a whole. He is actively engaged in all aspects of the firm's projects; his proficiency in 3D and Revit/BIM modeling contributes to the overall team efforts of bringing our clients visions to reality. 

 

University of Detroit Mercy - Masters in Architecture, Bachelor of Philosophy 

JENNA GIACHINO

IIDA ASSOCIATE

DESIGNER

Jenna ensures that architectural project details are cohesively carried through to Interior Design project elements. Her knowledge of the 3D design software programs utilized by our team facilitates a variety of visualization tools used to engage with our clients.

College for Creative Studies - Bachelor of Fine Arts in Interior Design 

OUR VISION 

Arconcepts is committed to creating strong relationships with clients, vendors, employees, and the community through consistent communication and an active, empathetic concern for the wellness of all partners involved in all projects. The dedicated team remains flexible, shifting efforts to meet each client's unique needs as they arise.