Bennett works closely with clients and user groups throughout the design process. He is a graduate of Frank Lloyd Wright School of Architecture and has studied art at Alma College with Kent Kirby, and economics at Lawrence Institute. He is a licensed architect and as a Frank Lloyd Wright scholar has restored some of America's finest architecture. Mr. Strahan has over 40 years experience designing hotels, resorts, residential, mixed-use and commercial projects. Mr. Strahan also has extensive experience with renovation projects. He is an established artist and started painting seriously in 1961 and has maintained a working easel continuously in more than forty years since.