Our Team

R. McGhee & Associates is comprised of a diverse group of highly motivated and qualified professionals with varied interests, talents, and experiences. We believe much energy is derived from the multi-disciplinary and multi-cultural nature of our office. We believe that diversity in both firm composition and imagination is an essential characteristic of R. McGhee & Associates.


Ronnie McGhee



Mr. McGhee is the Principal of the firm and has over 25 years of professional experience with a specialty in historic preservation. He holds a Bachelor of Architecture from Howard University and studied Anthropology at Northwestern University. He is an associate professor at Howard University and is actively involved in the Intern Development Program at the University.  His experience includes award-winning residential, municipal, and federal projects. He was formerly the Chief of Architecture & Engineering for Bolling AirForce Base.

Mr. McGhee is the Chairman of the DC Architecture & Interior Design Board and DC Delegate for NCARB

Bachelor of Architecture
Howard University


Amoy McGhee​​​

Business Manager


Ms. McGhee is a Certified Public Accountant with over 25 years of business and finance experience. She started her career at Deloitte as an Auditor and worked for a number of Fortune 500 companies thereafter. 

Bachelor of Science, Accounting
Boston College


Raqueeb Albaari, AIA, LEED AP BD+C​​

Project Executive


Mr. Albaari is an accomplished architect and senior manager with over 25 years of experience leading the planning, design, and construction management of more than $2 billion in educational, healthcare, commercial, and institutional projects.

Bachelor of Architecture
Architecture, University of Miami

Master of Science
Project Management, University of Maryland University College

Registered Architect, Florida

Member of American Institute of Architecture


Muddathir Ibnouf (Modi), LEED AP BD+C

Project Manager


Mr. Ibnouf is an International Architect having worked in Africa, Asia (Saudi Arabia, Bahrain), and USA with 21 years of experience leading and managing projects worth over $700 million.  Industries include educational, gas & oil, institutional, commercial, and residential, including four LEED Gold and Silver projects.

Bachelor of Architecture
University of Khartoum, Sudan




Wade H. McKinney, IV

Senior Project Manager


Mr. McKinney is a highly-motivated design professional with 32 years of experience in design, planning, and construction for a diverse array of projects ranging from recreational centers to high-rise office buildings.

Bachelor of Science, Architecture (Summa Cum Laude)
University of the District of Columbia

American Institute of Architects Associate Member


Mehrdad Froozan​​

Project Manager


Mr. Froozan has over twelve years of practical and hands-on experience as a Project Architect and Project Manager in the U.S.A. and Europe.

Registered Architect, France

Master of Architecture
École Nationale d’Architecture de Paris-Belleville

Bachelor of Architecture – EAPT – UP7
Ecole d’Architecture de Paris-Tolbiac


Sehine Gizaw​​​

Project Manager


Ms. Gizaw has over ten years of experience with a focus on project management.

Bachelor in Architecture
Howard University 


Matthew Eide

Marketing Coordinator


Hailing from the Great State of Minnesota, Mr. Eide has had the pleasure of working in large public relations firms, small environmental non-profits, and professional sports teams (RIP Supersonics).

Mr. Eide loves traveling and connecting on a personal level with everyone he meets, frequently using his love of soccer to break the ice.

Bachelor of Fine Arts, Graphic Design
The Art Institute of Seattle


Ian Pepek


Mr. Pepek found his passion for architecture and design as an art requirement at Kent School in Connecticut. Since then he has traveled through Europe studying architecture in Florence, Rome, Venice, Amsterdam, Rotterdam, Madrid, and Lisbon.

Mr. Pepek’s work includes several mixed-use projects including the Old Post Office/Trump International Hotel in Washington, DC.

Master of Architecture
Syracuse University

Bachelor of Science, Architecture
Catholic University of America


Jin Kyu Lee, LEED AP BD+C


Jin graduated from Washington University in St. Louis with a Master of Architecture degree in 2016, and he is currently working towards becoming a registered architect. As a model maker, Jin enjoys building both physical and 3D models.

Master of Architecture
Washington University in St. Louis

Bachelor of Science and Engineering
University of Michigan

American Institute of Architects Associate Member


Shamaly Alexander


Ms. Alexander graduated from Howard University with an award-winning thesis based on her home country of Grenada. She continues to increase her professional Architecture and Urban Design experience as she works toward becoming a registered architect.


Bachelor of Architecture
Howard University

American Institute of Architects Associate Member

AIA | DC Thesis Showcase – 2016
ARCC King Student Medal for Excellence in Architectural + Environmental Research



Juan Xavier Sian


Juan, an avid world traveler, graduated in May 2015 from Morgan State University with a Bachelor of Science in Architecture and Environmental Design. He will be pursuing a Master Community Planning degree at University of Maryland, College Park in the Fall.

Bachelor of Science in Architecture and Environmental Design
Morgan State University

Associate of Applied Science in Architectural Technology
Montgomery College


Donna Wair-Hall

Interior Design Consultant


Ms. Wair-Hall has over thirty years of experience in interior design, space planning, programming, furniture specification, furniture inventories, and presentation boards.

Bachelor of Arts
Interior Design, George Washington University

Bachelor of Arts
Environmental Design, Philadelphia College of Art, Philadelphia

International Institute of Interior Design


Eula Dyson


Eula was born, raised, and educated in Louisiana, ‘immigrated’ to New York, then came to the DC Metro area when her first grand-daughter was born.  She is now a semi-retired grandmother of two girls.  She has over 30 years of accounting experience.

Bachelor of Science in Accounting and Business Administration
Northwestern State University of Louisiana