Edward Dugger, FAIA, ASA, NCAC, INCE
Senior Acoustical Consultant

Edward holds a degree in Architecture from Virginia Tech. After obtaining his license in 1984, Edward embarked on a career specializing in architectural acoustics. As project manager and senior consultant with several international architectural and acoustical consulting firms,
Edward has gained experience in numerous projects throughout the United States and the United Kingdom.

Since founding Edward Dugger + Associates in 2003, he has consulted on many high profile projects including the New World Symphony in Miami, Florida designed by Frank Gehry and the state-of the-art Max Planck Research facility located in Jupiter, Florida designed by ZGF Architects. Edward has held executive positions in several professional associations and routinely presents educational seminars to those eager to understand more about architectural acoustics.

Edward is a Fellow of The American Institute of Architects (FAIA), current member and past President of the AIA Treasure Coast Chapter (Florida), member of the Acoustical Society of America (ASA), Vice President and Treasurer of the Florida Chapter of the Acoustical Society of America (ASA-FL), member of the National Council of Acoustical Consultants (NCAC), and a member of the Institute of Noise Control Engineering of the USA (INCE). He is also NCARB certified.

Emily Schilb, Associate AIA, ASA
Acoustical Consultant

Emily earned a Bachelor of Design in Architecture degree from the University of Florida in Gainesville. She holds a Master of Architecture degree with a focus in acoustics from Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University. She receieved the Robert Bradford Newman Student Medal for Merit in Architectural Acoustics for her graduate thesis "Chamber Hall Threshold Design and Acoustic Surface Shaping with Parametric Modeling". Her specialized training in 3D modeling programs as well as acoustic testing and analysis software assists her in communicating design solutions to our clients.

Samuel Shroyer, ASA
Acoustical Consultant

Samuel Shroyer attended Columbia College Chicago (CCC) where he graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Audio Arts & Acoustics, majoring in Acoustics. Through the Acoustics program at CCC, he studied architectural, environmental, and engineered areas of acoustics, as well as acoustical testing and modeling practices. His experience in the program culminated in an independent research study, "Noise Exposure Assessment and Improvement at a Recreational Indoor Shooting Range".

Sam's consulting work at Edward Dugger + Associates includes providing industrial noise modeling, environment noise studies and room acoustics on-site measurements and data analysis.

Peter Borchard
Audio Video Designer

Peter has extensive experience in sound system design and recording techniques. He designed and ran a large audio studio and production facility at Brookdale Community College in Lincroft, New Jersey. Currently, he oversees the design and production drawings for audio visual systems at Edward Dugger + Associates. Peter has been involved in the design of numerous audio systems, both large and small, for a wide range of building types.

Peter is an amateur harpsichordist and studies naval architecture and mechanical engineering. In his spare time he enjoys lecturing on the subjects of modern digital classical music recording practices and microphone technology.

Irineo Jaimes, Associate ASA
Acoustical Consultant

Irineo Jaimes graduated from Columbia College Chicago and earned a Bachelor of Science in Audio Arts & Acoustics. While at Columbia, his fields of study in acoustics dealt with acoustic modeling, architectural acoustics, engineering and environmental acoustics. For his Senior project he conducted a case study for Park Community Church (Chicago, IL) to identify potential problem areas, then provided recommendations for acoustical treatment.

Currently at Edward Dugger + Associates Irineo consults on projects involving acoustic field measurements and rating, noise and vibration studies, and acoustic data processing and modeling.

Carolyn Zytaruk-Dugger, OAA, Associate AIA
Director of Operations

Carolyn Zytaruk-Dugger is a graduate of the University of Toronto and holds an architectural license in Canada and is an International AIA Associate. She brings thirty years of experience in the design industry to her role as business manager for the firm.