The multi-disciplinary architecture and planning firm Sweet Sparkman Architects & Interiors recently hired two new staff members. Chase Meyers will serve as a project designer and Melisa Russo will serve as an administrative assistant and interior designer. Meyers, a native of Punta Gorda, received a master of architecture from the University of South Florida. Russo received her degree in interior design with a minor in studio art at Marymount University in Arlington, Virginia.
Sweet Sparkman specializes in community-oriented projects and high-end residential buildings, as well as interior design. Founder Todd Sweet says Meyers and Russo will contribute their passion for the art of architectural design; Sweet Sparkman partner Jerry Sparkman says they are well suited for the company's creative environment.