Our Coaches

Our ARCHICAD coaches are seasoned users with years of experience and in-depth expertise. You’ll hear from them during Coaching Mondays and during our Special Series.

Kris Smith, ARCHICAD Consultant

Kris Smith, ARCHICAD Consultant & Coach. Kris began his career in Residential Architecture in 2000 for the largest home builder in Winnipeg. During his career he has used a variety of architectural software, including AutoCAD, Softplan, and Architectural Desktop. Once Kris started using ARCHICAD in 2007 he was hooked. Since then he has been sharing his passion for ARCHICAD and helping firms achieve greater success through the power of a truly all in one design, BIM, and documentation software.


Thomas Simmons, BIM Consultant, ARCHVISTA, Inc.

Simmons is the Director of BIM at ARCHVISTA, Inc., a consulting company focused on the ARCHICAD implementation and project integration. He has extensive experience in BIM technology for building design, project management and construction. Through his work with architects, engineers and contractors he has a broad understanding of BIM with specific emphasis on it’s use to inform design decisions, increase efficiency in documents, produce more accurate cost estimates and facilitate construction coordination through a Virtual Design and Construction process. See more at www.archvista.com