WCTC 3D modeling instructor featured

February 22, 2013

From bizjournals.com: “PDC’s Sisson has designs on improvement: CRE Guide – People in the News” — James Sisson joined PDC Midwest Inc. as a project architect bringing more than 16 years of experience in residential, institutional and commercial building projects in addition to specific expertise in information technology. He has taught courses in 3D modeling and is currently a part-time instructor at Waukesha County Technical College.

NEW POSITION: Project architect/CAD manager, PCD Midwest Inc., Hartland

HOMETOWN: Waukesha

EDUCATION: Architectural drafting and construction, Waukesha County Technical College, 1993

WHAT ATTRACTED YOU TO YOUR NEW OPPORTUNITY: “I’m excited about the growth at PDC Midwest. We have a very specific niche in our industry as an architect-led design/build firm. Clients are very loyal to the efficiencies of our delivery process and the high quality of our work. I’m thrilled to be part of a forward thinking firm.”

THOUGHTS ON YOUR POSITION: “I am looking forward to the opportunity to positively impact the firm through my architectural project involvement and by streamlining CAD processes. As CAD manager, I’ll be leading the charge for constant improvement.”

CAREER ADVICE: “Take every opportunity you can to try new things. Do what you can to become invaluable.”

FIRST JOB: Dishwasher at Country Inn hotel

PERSONAL HERO: Neil Armstrong

LAST BOOK READ: “The Hunger Games” trilogy


FAMILY: “I’ve been married since 1995 and I have two sons and one daughter, ages 13, 10 and 6.”

FAVORITE VACATION SPOT: “Walt Disney World with the kids”

MOST MEANINGFUL ACCOMPLISHMENT: “Passing all nine (Architectural Registration) exams the first time”

FAVORITE FILM: “The Fugitive” (1993)

FAVORITE MILWAUKEE RESTAURANT: “Saz’s. There’s nothing like having a beer and eating mozzarella marinara down at Summerfest.”

LIKES ABOUT MILWAUKEE: “The Milwaukee Admirals, Summerfest and the fireworks at the lakefront”

WHAT YOU MOST LIKE DOING IN YOUR FREE TIME: “Spending time with family and friends, golfing, attending car shows and watching hockey”


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