Susan Hager is a graduate of the University of Notre Dame School of Architecture, the only strictly classical architecture program in the U.S.  She studied in Rome and won the Noel Blank Thesis Award for her visitors' center, archaeological lab, and museum design for the site of the ancient Greek temple in Segesta, Sicily. Her post degree work includes archaeological research in Corinth, Greece as well as historic preservation in  the U.S., working both with Pittsburgh architect and historic preservationist, Terry Necciai, and the historic preservation firm, John Milner Associates (JMA) in Alexandria, VA. With JMA, she worked on a variety of projects including the Washington Monument, the Marine Corps Memorial (Iwo Jima), and the Jefferson Memorial. Susan came to Nashville in 2004 and served as town architect for Tollgate Village, a Traditional Neighborhood Development (TND) in Thompson’s Station, TN, for three years. She is a founding board member and board secretary of the Tennessee Chapter of the Institute of Classical Architecture & Art and is also a serving board member and former board secretary for Historic Nashville, Inc.  Susan is a registered architect in the state of Tennessee.