Joe Montante, Associate, brings extensive hands-on project management expertise, insight and technical know-how to each retail, restaurant, hospitality, and corporate client. Joe has a wealth of experience with numerous high-profile brands for the planning and design of prototype retail stores and restaurants and their successful national roll-out implementations. Joe also is equally involved on many of DDI’s hospitality and corporate projects, working integrally with the design team. During his 16 years with DDI, both clients and peers have grown to appreciate his calm demeanor and meticulous attention to detail in the development of design ideas, contract documentation and participation on the construction site. Joe earned his Bachelor of Arts in Architecture degree from the University of Houston. In his off time, he can be found motoring scenic back roads in his MINI, doing black and white photography and spending time with his family.