About

experience

“The only source of knowledge is experience.” - Albert Einstein

The quality of our work is the product of the creativity, expertise, and dedication of our people. The extensive and comprehensive experience of our project architects is an invaluable resource to newer staff members who bring fresh energy and perspective to our designs.

diversity

“The diversity of the phenomena of nature is so great...that the human mind shall never be lacking in fresh nourishment.” - Johannes Kepler

Our approach to design has allowed us to avoid the confines of specialization and afforded us the opportunity to create a diverse body of work. Each project is a unique undertaking that begins with analyzing the needs and desires of the client and interpreting them into a distinctive design that meets specific needs and exceeds desires.

technology

“Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic.” - Arthur C. Clarke

We are committed to continually upgrading existing technology and driving the evolution of design tools. This commitment springs from the firm belief that the responsible use of technology facilitates innovative design, results in economic benefits for our clients, and assists in efficient communication with clients and consultants.

Your team

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Jason M. Miller AIA, NCARB
Sr. Associate / Project Architect
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Jason received his Master of Architecture from Virginia Tech in 2004 where he received the Outstanding Thesis Award. He joined Omni Associates in 2007 and achieved full licensure in West Virginia in March 2010. Jason possesses comprehensive knowledge of project management from programming through construction administration. His community involvement has included designing for our local Habitat for Humanity affiliates.  One of Omni’s most creative team members, Jason enjoys producing and exhibiting his own artwork and has established an enduring involvement with the Monongalia Arts Center. As an architect, Jason is drawn to the modern aesthetic. He focuses on producing a well-crafted design concept specific to each client’s needs and utilizing rigorous construction administration skills in order to deliver a well-constructed project.

Registrations, Certifications, and Memberships:

  • American Institute of Architects, Member
  • American Institute of Architects—West Virginia, Member
  • NCARB: National Council of Architectural Registration Boards
  • U.S. Green Building Council, Firm Membership
  • Associated Builders and Contractors Inc., Firm Membership
  • Leadership Marion XXX (2011-2012)
  • Past President of the Monongalia Arts Center Board of Directors
  • Adjunct professor for Fairmont State University teaching Advanced Architectural Building Information Modeling (Autodesk® Revit®) and Design classes
  • Registered in West Virginia.
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Adam L. Rohaly AIA, NCARB, LEED AP BD+C
Project Architect
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Adam is the most recent architect to join the Omni team. He received a Bachelor of Architecture from the University of Tennessee in 2003. During his time at UT, Adam was a Presidential Scholarship Recipient, Honors Program Student, and winner of the Exemplary Design Award. He also spent a semester studying abroad at Cracow Technical University in Cracow, Poland. Adam practiced architecture in South Carolina for 10 years, gaining an intimate knowledge of a wide variety of project types including residential, academic, commercial, ecclesiastic, military, and civil. He was the 2011 Idea Winner of the Armstrong Commercial Flooring i2r Design Competition. Adam joined Omni Associates in 2013, when he and his wife returned to their hometown of Fairmont to raise their sons.

Registrations, Certifications, and Memberships:

  • American Institute of Architects, Member
  • NCARB: National Council of Architectural Registration Boards
  • LEED BD+C Accredited Professional
  • U.S. Green Building Council, Firm Membership
  • Associated Builders and Contractors Inc., Firm Membership
  • Registered in South Carolina. West Virginia registration is pending.
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Shayla N. Benzo
Interior Design Specialist
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Shayla holds a Bachelor of Science degree in the CIDA Accredited Interior Design Program at West Virginia University. While at WVU, Shayla spent a semester abroad studying at RMIT University, a global university of technology and design and Australia’s largest tertiary institution. During her last semester at WVU, Shayla interned as a Project Management Assistant for Monongalia General Hospital where she gained hands-on experience with materials selections and specifications as well as with reconfiguring existing spaces to improve functionality, aesthetics, and work flow. Her approach to interior design is a perfect fit for Omni: applying technical skills and practical experience to creatively enhance the quality of architectural design.

Memberships and Accomplishments:

  • Graduated summa cum laude
  • 2013 American Society of Interior Designers, WVU Chapter, Relay for Life Team Captain
  • Worked with Almost Heaven Habitat for Humanity to develop a green building charette
  • Volunteered with “Sunnyside Up” Campus Neighborhoods Revitalization Corporation, a collaborative partnership between the City of Morgantown and West Virginia University dedicated to revitalizing the Sunnyside neighborhood.