Calvin McCargo, Jr. NCARB, NOMA, AIA

Bmore NOMA Liaison

Calvin McCargo, Jr. NCARB, NOMA, AIA is the principle of DesignHAND Architects.

Born in Washington DC, Mr. McCargo has called Baltimore his home since 2003. He feels as though Baltimore has amazing potential for incredible design and development. He has a Master’s of Architecture degree from Morgan State University and over fourteen years of experience with in the architecture field. Mr. McCargo is a people person with a love and passion for architecture and mankind. He is also a lecturer at Morgan state University and the current president of Baltimore’s NOMA Chapter, Bmore NOMA. His personal goal, within the architecture profession, is to help create more excellent architects of color and promote the growth of this under represented group. His professional goal is to grow his practice and to one day become Architect as Developer.

Board members

Scott A. McGovern, AIA


Laura Wheaton, AIA

Executive Director

Lauren Bostic Hill


Martina Reilly, AIA


Ryan Jordan Pfarr, AIA


Melanie Ray, AIA


Madhuri Subramaniam, AIA


Lee Hyden, AIA

Allied Member Shadow Liaison

Malindi Lankatilleke


Lori Lessem, AIA

Allied Liason

Gustavo Tover


Trey Shamer, AIA

AIAS Liason

Dulcey Nettey, NOMAS, Morgan State University

Bmore NOMA Liaison

Calvin McCargo, Jr. NCARB, NOMA, AIA


Gabriel Kroiz, AIA


Martin Marren, AIA

Associate Director

Samuel Lynch, Assoc. AIA

AIAS Liaison

Fatoumata Thiero

Fellows Liaison

Edward M. Hord, FAIA, LEED AP BD + C