Biography

Joseph Lese, AIA, NCARB, LEED AP

Joseph Lese, AIA, NCARB, LEED AP

Joseph Lese, AIA, NCARB, LEED AP

Our principal architect and owner, Joseph Lese, began his career in 2000 and has been on a trajectory of personal growth and experience on a multitude of project types and size, while seeking the best customer service outcome for clients. In October 2018, Joseph started Progress Studio to continue his dream of service and design excellence.

Joseph carries active licenses in the following states: Indiana, Ohio, Illinois, Wisconsin, Kentucky, Tennessee, Georgia, and Colorado. Should you have a project in another state, we can pursue additional licenses or work with our architecture and engineering partners.

Indianapolis is home for Joseph, close to family and surrounding himself with friends in a city he loves. Beyond a passion for architecture, Joseph has a love of all types of art (physical and performative), travel, automobiles, and animals. Joseph’s passion and dedication to his craft, effective and accessible communication, and kindness all contribute to the level of quality and attention clients come to expect.

To learn more about Joseph’s career spanning over 19 years, click on the LinkedIn button at the bottom of the page for his resume and to collaborate, or download his project history list by clicking the button below.