Meet the Design Team
Our team has extensive experience and a deep understanding of how design elements can positively impact the individuals you serve. Your consultant will guide you through the selection of imagery and products designed to enhance the aesthetic of your space.
Connie Wetmore | Senior Art Consultant
Connie Wetmore has contributed to the design and management of high-end art programs in hospitality, healthcare, and corporate spaces since 2001. She specializes in conceptualizing unique, client-driven designs and installations, communicating much of the client’s vision through one-of-a-kind fabricated pieces. Clients depend on her knowledge of specific art placement and her exceptional eye for color, proven through her perfect score of ‘0’ (zero) on ‘The Farnsworth-Munsell 100 hue test’. Connie devotes much of her time working with senior living communities and healthcare clients, including Belmont Village, Flagler Healthcare, Nobis Rehabilitation Partners, and HCA Physicians Group. Connie earned her Bachelor of Fine Arts in abstract painting from West Virginia University and still works as a mixed media studio artist in her free time.
Kelly Underwood, EDAC | Senior Art Consultant
Kelly is a highly skilled art consultant for healthcare and senior living environments with an excellent eye for creating art packages based on impact, touchpoints, color, and client vision. She has led and designed several senior living community projects, including Sunrise Senior Living, Anthology Senior Living, and Discovery Senior Living. She also supports large healthcare providers, such as Monument Health and CHRISTUS Health, by performing site surveys, developing art presentations, and overseeing installations. Kelly earned her Bachelor of Arts in Studio Art with an emphasis in graphic design from Southern Illinois University and her Master of Business Administration with an emphasis in marketing from the University of Missouri – St. Louis. She is certified in Evidence-Based Design through the Center for Health Design.
Andrea Caldwell, EDAC | Senior Art Consultant
Andrea contributes a deep understanding of how individuals react to therapeutic and healing artwork in her role on the design team. Before joining ARCH, she studied studio art and art therapy and became familiar with how art impacts healing. Andrea always aims to select artwork that is engaging, healing, and aesthetically pleasing to viewers. Andrea recently collaborated with a leading healthcare system to establish artwork standards and streamline their artwork selection and ordering process. The guidelines suggest appropriate artwork for various departments, such as in-patient care, ambulatory care, pediatrics, imaging, and women’s health, to ensure a positive experience for the entire spectrum of their patient population. Andrea earned her Bachelor of Arts in Studio Art and a certificate in Art Therapy from Webster University. She is also certified in Evidence-Based Design through the Center for Health Design.
Carly Kurka | Senior Art Consultant
In addition to her full-time role as a senior art consultant at ARCH Design, Carly works as a contemporary artist and colorist specializing in painting and printmaking. Carly’s work has been featured in group exhibitions and solo shows across North America and is included in private and corporate collections around the globe. Carly earned her Bachelor of Fine Arts in Painting, Drawing, and Printmaking and a minor in Art History and Archaeology from the University of Missouri-Columbia. Before joining ARCH Design, Carly worked at a collaborative printmaking studio and gallery, working one-on-one with nationally recognized artists to create multiple series of artwork. Carly’s work at ARCH includes numerous key clients in senior living, healthcare, and multifamily industries.
Leslie Song, EDAC | Art Consultant
Leslie is a contemporary artist with a background in fine art and graphic design. She continues to work as a studio artist, using her sensitivities for color, texture, and composition to create unique art programs, custom wall graphics, and tactile panels for her clients. Leslie’s strengths lay in translating client visions into conceptual and meaningful designs. Her key clients have recently expanded to support higher education in addition to healthcare, corporate, and senior living communities. Before joining ARCH Design, she worked as an Assistant Art Manager at a non-profit art studio and supported local artists with developmental disabilities. She earned her Bachelor of Fine Arts in Painting and Fiber Arts from Truman State University and a Master of Science in Textile Design from Thomas Jefferson University. Additionally, she is certified in Evidence-Based Design through the Center for Health Design.
Kim Scott, EDAC | Associate Art Consultant
Kim contributes to the design team as an associate art consultant and project manager for healthcare and senior living clients. Kim enjoys the research involved in each new ARCH project and loves diving into the local culture for projects to curate familiar and recognizable art for each location. Before joining ARCH Design, she taught elementary art and interned at the National Museum of Wildlife Art in Jackson, Wyoming. She is an abstract watercolor artist, creating pieces that mimic the appearance of stained glass. Kim earned her Bachelor of Arts in art education from Southeast Missouri State University and a Master of Arts in art history from Lindenwood University. Additionally, she is certified in Evidence-Based Design through the Center for Health Design.
Leslie Godwin | Project Manager
Leveraging her creativity and attention to detail, Leslie works closely with the design team at ARCH as a project manager. She coordinates with the design, pricing, and service teams to respond to client requests while ensuring a seamless customer experience. Her customer service background and her time working in healthcare environments have given her an immense understanding of the importance of clear vendor-client communication. Leslie is passionate about promoting local artists and values the opportunity to support our clients and their unique needs. She earned her Bachelor of Science from Southern Illinois University Edwardsville.
Abby Deckard | Project Manager
Abby supports the design team at ARCH with project management expertise and by generating comprehensive pricing quotations. She focuses on environmental signage and interior graphics, and her meticulous attention to detail ensures that quotes accurately align with project budget requirements and deadlines. Abby is skilled at evaluating, analyzing, and interpreting information to make thoughtful client recommendations and offer problem-solving solutions. She earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from the University of Missouri – St. Louis.
Ron Macke | Senior Environmental Graphic Designer
Ron is a signage and wayfinding specialist and environmental graphic designer with over 20 years of experience in project management and design. He specializes in developing custom signage and visual solutions to create functional, navigable, and aesthetically pleasing interior spaces. Since joining ARCH Design in 2020, Ron has led the design of 15 large-scale and more than 100 small-to-medium-scale custom interior signage and graphics projects across the United States and Canada. He is passionate about creating solutions that communicate memorable brand experiences and optimize the built environment. Ron earned his Bachelor of Fine Arts in Graphic Design with an emphasis in architecture from Kansas State University.
Megan Cox | Environmental Graphic Designer
As a part of the design team, Megan develops signage and wayfinding concepts to reflect the unique character of each built environment. Megan has a deep understanding of how people interact with their surroundings, allowing her to design clear wayfinding systems to support optimal navigation of a space. Her attention to detail and time management skills ensure that each signage package is designed to meet the facility’s needs while adhering to the project timeline. In addition, Megan supports the design team in creating custom wall and window graphics. Megan earned her Bachelor of Fine Arts in Graphic Design from The University of Central Missouri.