Damien has been with VMI since 2001 and received recognition as a L.E.E.D. Accredited Professional in 2009. Originally from Donegal, Ireland, he previously worked for architect Paul Sweeney (of Carr, Sweeney & O`Farrell, Dublin, Ireland) specializing in schools and churches before coming to California. Damien has also lived and worked in Germany, Holland and London. Damien enjoys travelling and seeking out new building methods and design articulation. Damien finds Northern California inspiring, and appreciates the many beautiful buildings that showcase the pedigree of influential Northern California architects.