Born and raised in Orange County, Mike Schöen, AIA, LEED AP, is a fifth generation Californian. After receiving his Bachelors of Architecture with an emphasis in Environmental Design from San Diego State University, Mike followed his passion farther north for a Masters of Architecture from Southern California Institute of Architecture (SCI-Arc) in Los Angeles.
Mike joined CSDA in 2007. He has been instrumental in growing our education practice in Los Angeles. He manages public and private K-12 education projects throughout Southern California and leads CSDA’s international master planning practice. As Principal of CSDA’s Los Angeles office, Mike oversees design work, develops client relationships, and directs the business functions of the office.
Mike currently resides in Long Beach with his wife and two children. He enjoys surfing, soccer and spending time with his family.
As CSDA’s Principal of Finance, Anissa drives CSDA’s financial success and seeks to improve the well-being of our staff. She is responsible for finances, accounting, human resources and administrative functions that include improving our equipment, facilities, and information technology infrastructure.
Anissa joined the firm in 1999. She has a comprehensive understanding of how architects do business and enjoys working with them because it provides her with a daily opportunity to combine her organizational and accounting skills with an architect’s creativity. Anissa has been instrumental in providing the planning tools and financial systems that have enabled the firm to grow and maintain strong financial health.
Anissa enjoys spending free time with her family, cooking, and reading publications and books on interior design, travel and fashion.
Growing up in Los Angeles, Randy’s family knew that he would follow their professional path and become a third-generation engineer due to his fondness for taking apart everything from toys to phones. After graduating with a degree in industrial technology from California Polytechnic State University in San Luis Obispo, Randy moved to San Francisco to work as an acoustical consultant. His interest in acoustics was born out of a personal passion for music and live concerts.
Throughout his career, Randy has traveled all over the U.S. to measure, model, analyze and develop acoustical solutions to mitigate and control environmental, mechanical, and occupant noise that impacts condos, hospitals, concert halls, residences, commercial buildings, schools, and churches.
Randy enjoys living in the San Francisco Bay Area with his family because he can be at the beach, forest, or the city in less than 30 minutes. In his free time, he chases his young kids and enjoys camping and hiking.
Born and raised in San Francisco, Randy knew he wanted to become an architect in the second grade when he chose to design a new stadium for the New York Giants after their move to the Bay Area. Architecture combines his love for art and science. Randy believes that good design is about solving a given set of problems in a way that is aesthetically pleasing and respectful of the environment.
Randy joined CSDA more than 40 years ago, and through his leadership, the firm has expanded to four office locations, which provide a range of services including architecture, international master planning, and acoustical consulting. The core values that guide him and the firm are innovation, flexibility, and teamwork. Randy’s vision for the future of CSDA includes a continued focus on strategic partnerships, sustainability and energy analysis, and 21st century design for schools.
In his free time, Randy enjoys being with his family at their Russian River cabin, cooking, playing golf, and doing charity work as a member of the Order of Malta.