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Darren L Peterson AIA - Principal Architect


Professional Experience

Peterson Architecture, Noblesville IN, Principal Architect, Established 1996
Leech Architects, Fishers, IN, Project Architect, Project Manager
Mark Swanson Associates, Inc, Indianapolis, IN, Graduate Architect
Ernst Bliem Architect, Tirol, Austria, Graduate Architect
Able Ringham Moake Park, Indianapolis, IN, Graduate Architect
Skidmore Owings and Merrill, Chicago, IL, Intern Architect
Groen Caroll Design, Phoenix, Arizona , Intern Architect


Ball State University, College of Architecture and Planning
Bachelor of Architecture and Bachelor of Science in Environmental Design
Major Architecture – Minor Philosophy


The American Institute of Architects (AIA)
Construction Specifiers Institute
International Code Council
National Council of Architectural Registration Boards
National Fire Protection Association
International Code Council

Professional Architecture Licenses

Initial license , Indiana

Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, Nevada, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Vermont, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin, Wyoming


Guam, Puerto Rico

Community Involvement

Noblesville City Councilman At-Large, 2018 - Present (2021 Council President)
Board of Directors, Noblesville Main Street-Positions Held
Vice-President,Treasurer, Economic Development Chair, Design Chairperson, Thursday Market Chairperson, CanStruction Chairperson,
Board of Directors, Nickel Plate Arts-Positions Held
Development Committee member, Treasurer, President
Hamilton County Community Foundation, Grant Review Committee
Past Board of Directors, Noblesville River Walk Committee
Past Board of Directors, Design Committee Chair, Teeter Family Retreat
Member, Noblesville First United Methodist Church
God Father, Saint Mary’s Child Center
Make a Wish Foundation, Walk for Wishes
Past Member, Noblesville Façade Grant Committee
Past Member, Noblesville Small Projects Committee
One Zone
Noblesville Chamber of Commerce
Westfield Chamber of Commerce
Hamilton North Chamber of Commerce
Noblesville Noon Kiwanis
Noblesville Lions Club

Community Accomplishments

2014 Noblesville Chamber of Commerce, Business Person of the Year, Winner
2014 Noblesville Main Street, Board Member of the Year
2015 Noblesville Corporate Volunteer of the Year
2017 Legacy Fund Community Pillar Award Winner
Wilton Method Cake Decorating Instructor - 500 students milestone reached Aug. 2018
Hobby Lobby – Noblesville, IN- October 2013 to 2018
Hobby Lobby – Carmel, IN- June 2014 to October 2014
Hobby Lobby – E Washington Street, Indianapolis, IN- November 2011 to October 2013
Instructor Mentor October 2013
International Cake Exploration Society

Member Awards

Highest Enrollment Increase 4th Quarter 2013-District Winner
Highest Enrollment Increase 3rd Quarter 2013-District Winner
Highest Enrollment Increase 4th Quarter 2012-District Winner
400 Student milestone January 2018

Continuing Education Completed

Completed Course 1, 2, 3 and 4 winter 2011
Annual Instructor Meeting 2012 and 2013
Advanced Gum Paste Flowers Kissimmee, FL
Creating the Wilton Experience Course 1 and 2–Columbus, OH
Certified Wilton Instructor April 2014 

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