Bachelor of Architecture, Kent State University: 1993

Bachelor of Science in Architecture, Kent State University: 1992


Training and Certifications

State of Ohio Registered Architect, License No 9812107

LEED Accredited Professional BD+C (Building Design and Construction Specialty)

American Institute of Architects

Leadership Portage County Class of 2019

OSHA 30 Certification

Affiliations & Recognition

Rotary Club of Stow-Munroe Falls


Akron-Canton Food Bank Volunteer


Habitat for Humanity Volunteer


Aurora Chamber of Commerce

Kent Area Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors



Elizabeth Eaken

AIA, LEED AP BD+C Architect


Elizabeth provides an invaluable added service to our clients, bringing with over 27 years of experience in architecture, design and construction.Elizabeth is a registered Architect, earning her Bachelor of Architecture  from Kent State University in 1993 and her Ohio Architects License in 1998. She has also earned the designation of LEED Accredited Professional in Building Design and Construction (LEED AP BD+C) by the US Green Building Council. She is a puzzle solver by nature and truly enjoys the complexities of leading a project from an idea into reality. With her years of experience as an architect she can help to better realize the goals and objectives of our clients, providing an integrating link between design and construction.

Professional Experience

Metis Construction Services- Kent, Ohio

Senior Architect/ Director of Design Build: 2017- Present

DS Architecture – Kent, Ohio

Chief Operating Officer: 2016-2017

Restaurant and Retail Studio Director: 2011-2016

Fuller Design Group Architects – Kent, Ohio

Project Architect: 2011

James Douglas Evans Architect, Inc. – Tallmadge, Ohio

Project Architect: 2007-2010

Eaken Design Services – Kent, Ohio

Owner/Architect: 2003-2007

Architectural Design Studios – Medina, Ohio

Project Team Member: 1997-1999

The Hecky Group – Akron, Ohio

Project Team Member: 1996-1997

VSLA Architects – Phoenix, Arizona

Project Team Member: 1993-1996

Proje, Architecture and Design – Istanbul, Turkey

Team Member: 1995