Mr. Whitaker has been with the firm as a partner since 1983. From 1980 to 1983 he was in practice for himself. Prior to that, he served Stein, Sapack & Ames in a number of capacities and was an Associate for 6 years.

Mr. Whitaker has been active in a wide variety of building types. Clients have been from both the public and private sectors. Recent projects in the public sector have involved space planning and feasibility studies for the towns of Waterbury and Southington. Private sector work has involved large companies like Telenor and AT&T as well as many smaller groups, particularly churches and daycares.

Current and recent projects include schematic design studies for new town offices for the towns of Watertown and Warren, a new senior/community center for the Town of Woodbury, work for the Mattatuck Museum in Waterbury, a new a new senior/community center for the town of Newtown, renovations and additions to the Litchfield Montessori School and repairs to the historic Woodbury Town Hall.

Mr. Whitaker serves on the Building Performance and Regulations Commission of the Connecticut Society of Architects, is a founding member of BOCA (now ICC) Professional Chapter of Connecticut, is a member of the Building and Property Committee of the Connecticut Central District of the United Methodist Church and is a Trustee of Watertown United Methodist Church. Mr. Whitaker is immediate past president of the Waterbury Symphony Orchestra.