Heather Philip O’Neal, AIA, NOMA, is principal of her own practice, HPP International LLC, focused on NYC brownstone design and affordable housing. She was formerly the design principal with TONA (Terrence O’Neal Architect LLC) in New York City. Ms O’Neal holds a Bachelor of Architecture from Pratt Institute and a Master of Science in Real Estate Development from the Graduate School of Architecture, Planning, and Preservation at Columbia University. Ms. O’Neal is licensed to practice architecture in New York and New Jersey. Ms. O’Neal is currently an adjunct professor of architecture at the New York Institute of Technology and she was an assistant professor for ten years in the Architectural Technology program at CUNY, New York City College of Technology. She served NOMA as past president of the New York Chapter (NYCOBA-NOMA) and on the National board as treasurer. She also served as the 2006 and 2007 Director of Education on the (AIA) New York Chapter Board and is a candidate for the 2024 National AIA Treasurer. Ms. O’Neal currently a board member of the AIA Small Firm Exchange.