Please join us in welcoming Polly Lynam Bloom, MBA, MA and Patrick J. Hyland, Jr., AIA, LEED AP to the Perspectus Architecture team.
Polly joined our Historic Studio and will be working on strategy development and historic preservation. Most recently, she was employed with ERICO in Solon (now nVent), holding various positions in senior leadership, communications, and marketing. ERICO manufactured metal products used in commercial construction applications sold worldwide. Polly holds an MA in Historic Preservation from Ursuline College, an MBA from University of Chicago, and a BA in Journalism, Fine Arts from Creighton University. She lives in Silver Lake with her husband, Paul, and their two college-age sons, Zachary and Matthew. Her interests include the fine arts with passions for life drawing and metalsmithing, skiing, and traveling with her family for hiking at National Parks.
Patrick brings extensive experience programming, planning and designing for campuses, museums, the arts, and interpretive environments to the Perspectus portfolio. His design excellence is matched by his talent for collaboration with fellow design professionals, consultants, builders, and clients to develop and maintain long-term and meaningful relationships. Previously, Patrick served as an Architect and Senior Associate for DLR Group (formerly Westlake Reed Leskosky). He is a registered architect and holds a Master of Architecture from Yale University and Bachelor of Architecture with Distinction from Pennsylvania State University. He has served on the graduate faculty of Kent State University’s College of Architecture & Environmental Design and Cleveland Urban Design Collaborative and has taught undergraduate and graduate architectural + urban design studios at Kent State University and Penn State University. Patrick lives in Parma with his wife Jennifer and their two children. He is heavily involved in the built environment of the greater Parma community and volunteers his time coaching various sports for the North Royalton YMCA and Saint Bridget School CYO.