Matt Crittenden

Matthew founded MSC Design in 2005 with the goal of transforming clients’ spaces from the outside in. As a licensed architect, he understands how to create buildings that are functional and unique. As a designer, he specializes in creating environments that allure and inspire.

Matthew has spent more than two decades developing and renovating restaurants, hotels, retail spaces, senior living facilities, luxury condos, and private residences, where he has helped clients define and enhance their brand identities, grow and expand.

Matthew believes great design is a cooperative exercise. He works personally with clients from conceptual design through construction, creating a finished product that meets brand, timeline and budget considerations. Matthew’s inclusive approach to design has led to many long-standing relationships, especially in the hospitality industry where the firm’s first client remains a loyal customer.

Matthew is married, father of two, a native Texan and proud Texas Aggie. He enjoys classic cars, classic rock and photography.

EDUCATION: Texas A&M University, Magna Cum Laude (1995)

LICENSE: Architect. State of Texas Registration 20126



Allie Erwin

As a designer, Allie can see the potential in spaces and turn a structure into an experience. Her passion for art and creativity drive her interior designs. She believes a space should function at its fullest and the aesthetics follow in complete harmony with the interior function and surrounding environment.

Allie has a bachelor of Interior Design from Louisiana State University’s College of Art and Design, and is pursuing accreditation to become a licensed Interior Designer in the state of Texas. Allie is a native of Louisiana. Her hobbies include painting and sketching, piano, and staying active by jogging the Katy Trail.



Roger Fries
Roger Fries comes to the MSC Design team with 35 years of architectural experience. He has a strong background in restaurant and commercial kitchen design with more than twenty years in the industry. Roger is analytical, detail-oriented, and a good communicator. He examines each project and process with a critical eye, seeking and suggesting improvements in the pursuit of excellence. Originally from the Chicago area, Roger has lived in north Texas since 1975. He loves his pets, and enjoys building and flying RC airplanes. He also enjoys trying new restaurants and new foods.



Kathryn Skinner
Kathryn Skinner had retired after decades of experience in the diverse, fast-moving, demanding and ever-changing transportation, logistics, and supply chain industry, but decided retirement was not for her. She loves the creative aspects of the design industry and enjoys the new challenges she is presented with working in a new and different field. Her excellent organizational and communication skills along with her positive attitude make her an invaluable asset to the MSC Design team.