Born and raised in Germany, Volker moved to New York State in 2000 and currently serves as a licensed architect focused on K-12 education projects. Experienced in both the design-bid-build and the design-build project delivery methods, his work also includes college, retail, and historic preservation projects. With a passion for technology, improved collaboration, and information flow, his professional focus has increasingly shifted to operation and workflow to improve traditional workflows and create a more direct and collaborative process. Currently, Volker is employed as a BIM Manager at CSArch, an education-focused, integrated architecture and engineering firm based in Albany, New York. In this role, he implements modern technologies and develops processes to create an environment that fosters better collaboration and information exchange. Volker earned his Master’s Degree from the University at Stuttgart in Stuttgart, Germany.