As a second-generation principal and owner since 2005, Hoppy has been a part of the firm throughout his entire life.  He constantly strives to continue to build upon the core values that his father Chet Allred implemented, including: responsive service to our clients; a strong work ethic to providing the best possible design solutions; and an unwavering commitment to honesty and integrity in everything that we do.

Mr. Allred works closely with clients to develop a shared vision, as well as strategies for implementation to ensure that every project achieves its fullest potential.  Hoppy has also led the firm’s sustainable design initiatives by providing energy-efficient solutions that meet the needs of each client, that also demonstrate a positive impact on building occupants, and reduce negative impacts on the environment.  He served as the Architect-of-Record for the first publicly funded LEED Certified building in the State of Mississippi – Grand Bay Coastal Resources Center.


As a principal and owner of the firm, John is responsible for the firm’s collaborative design approach and provides a leadership role in developing both strategic, as well as, design solutions in the studio.  In addition to his excellent design leadership, Mr. Stolarski provides project management oversight to ensure that the firm’s projects meet the targeted objectives, while staying within the defined parameters, including budget and schedule.

John is an extremely active member of the community having served as the President of Coast Young Professionals, as a member of the Leadership Gulf Coast Board of Directors, and as a Pathway Leader for ‘Pathways 2 Possibilities.’  For his work both professionally and in the community, Mr. Stolarski is a graduate of Leadership Gulf Coast and has been recognized as one of the Top 40 Under 40 Business Leaders in the State of Mississippi as presented by the Mississippi Business Journal.

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