Ernesto’s extensive experience with award-winning architecture, particularly in addressing issues of affordable housing with dignity and respect, has allowed him to be a voice and advocate for Houston’s homeless since the early 1990s. In his roles as designer and project administrator, Ernesto works with community leaders to solve the city’s housing, planning, and commercial challenges. Ernesto holds a Bachelor’s in Art History from the University of Houston and a Master’s of Architecture from Rice University. He is a teacher and mentor both within the firm and in the larger community. Ernesto is currently a board member of the Museum Park Super Neighborhood and the Houston Center for Contemporary Craft.