CDH Partners announces the selection of two new principals


Paulla Shetterly and Ernest “Terry” Biglow have been named principals at CDH Partners, Inc. In making the announcement, Bill Chegwidden, who is the firm’s president said, “We are pleased to have Paulla and Terry in these positions, and I know they will bring added strength to our team.”

Paulla Shetterly (RID, IIDA, LEED AP, EDAC) who joined the firm in 1997 is also director of the Interior Design Studio. She is an award-winning leader in holistic and evidence based design and was named associate principal in 2007.

Shetterly is also a noted speaker and the author of numerous articles on interior design as it relates to spaces and the environment. She is the recipient of repeated Georgia ASID Awards and has participated in the Antron Award Panel of Judges. At CDH, she directs a multi-discipline design team that is focused on creating distinctive environments. She has an extensive background in interior design and is known for her intuitive ability to produce designs that are well planned for space and quality. She is a graduate of Kansas State University and is a LEED accredited professional.


Ernest Biglow (AIA), also named principal, directs the Engineering Department at CDH and provides creative oversight that incorporates firm-wide collaboration. He is a seasoned architect and the recipient of numerous awards for projects ranging from healthcare and education to religious design. He is well versed in every discipline of architectural design and leads clients through the master plan process using keen insight, thoughtfulness to detail, and collaboration.

He is a graduate of the University of Florida where he earned a Masters degree in Architectural Design. He joined CDH in 2002 and was named associate principal in 2012. His recognitions include the Sigma Tau Sigma: Honorary Tutoring Society and Phi Kappa Phi: Scholastic Honorary Society.

CDH Partners is consistently one of the top 25 architectural firms in Georgia. It was founded in 1977 as a client-centered firm. Over the years, CDH has repeatedly been recognized as one of the most progressive architectural firms in the state and the southeast.

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