Daniel Edgell

Daniel is the Founder and President of Sandbar Architecture. Early experience working in boutique design offices and large multi-disciplinary firms has provided Daniel with an unusually broad range of background experiences to draw from as the leader of Sandbar Architecture.

His formal education has earned him a BArch from Kent State University and an AAS degree in Civil Engineering (Arch. Opt.) from Stark State College of Technology. He worked early in his career in the construction field, designing high end residential renovations and additions as well as spending time in the field constructing those same designs.

Active participation in community and professional non-profit organizations is important to Daniel. During his career he has been involved in activities such as: serving as President for his local AIA chapter, AIA State Associate Member Director, and as a member of Rotary. Currently, Daniel serves on the boards for the Tarpon Springs Chamber of Commerce, Jolley Trolley, and his HOA.

Daniel founded Sandbar Architecture to provide clients with a collaborative team that can skillfully guide them through the design and construction process. Through that collaboration, Daniel and his team work to advise and advocate on behalf of their clients to provide a superior project and experience.

Joe Ratliff

Joe is a Project Architect with Sandbar Architecture. He has extensive experience and expertise in the areas of Architectural Design and Project Management. Joe earned his Bachelor of Architecture (BArch) from Virginia Polytechnic Institute & State University (Virginia Tech). He is a member of the American Institute of Architects (AIA) and a certified member of the National Council of Architectural Registration Boards (NCARB). He is an active member of his church, and in his spare time you may find Joe playing pick-up hockey at the local arena.

For over two decades, Joe has provided exceptional team coordination, guidance, and service for his clients. He currently serves as a key leader of the Sandbar Architecture team, guiding our team to provide clients with a fantastic experience and a high-quality building design.

Matt Strehle

Matt has been a licensed architect in Ohio since 2009. He is a graduate of Kent State University with a bachelor's degree in architecture (2004). Matt also received his Project Manager Professional certification in 2017.

Prior to being an architect, he worked in construction for more than 10 years. This depth of understanding from the hands-on craftsmanship to the intricate work as an architect provides his clients with a well thought out plan and approach.

Matt is a member of NCARB, ambassador for the Greater Medina Chamber of Commerce, and served on the Lafayette Zoning Commission.