Luberto VelezName: Luberto Velez Dross Title: Design Professional Date Employed at D2 (month/year): July, 2017 Previous Work Experience: HRO Architects, C+F Architects, Interlink Development Counselors What brought you into the field of architecture? I wanted to become a missionary right out of high school, but my pastor suggested I studied and learned something I could use in the mission field. What is your favorite piece of work? Old San Juan, Puerto Rico What is your favorite quote? “It’s better to have a short pencil than a long memory.” Who inspires you? My wife and son. Personal Hobbies/Interests: Hiking, photography and playing chess. Something not many people know about me: I did go to the mission field after all. I lived in Haiti for 18 months and worked building houses, a school and a church. Who knew?