Andre Chachere, AIA

Professional Qualifications

Registered Architect

Registered Interior Designer

State of Texas








Kansas State University



Member, American Institute of Architects (AIA)


Association for Learning Environments


Commercial Real Estate Association of Montgomery County





Mike Cortner Has 40 years of experience in architecture and construction support activities.  As a graduate of Kansas State University with a Bachelor of Architecture, Mike is a licensed architect in Texas and Louisiana with 12 years of experience in educational facilities. Mr. Cortner has practiced architecture in the Houston area for over 17 years for various firms specializing in education, office buildings, retail and residential.


Mike has a very wide range of experience- from new hi-rise office facilities to renovations and additions on all types of building. Mike has also been a project manager for two commercial General Contractors and brings all that experience to VCS Architects.


Recent Project Experience

  • Jerdon Office Additions/Renovations - Stafford, TX

  • North Shore Administration Renovation – Galena Park ISD

  • South Side Clinic Renovation – Galena Park ISD

  • MacArthur Restroom Renovation – Galena Park ISD

  • 8 Restrooms Package Renovation – Houston ISD

  • Teague Middle School Gym Flooe - Aldine ISD

  • Dynamic Sports Nutrition - Humble, TX

  • Sunstate Equipment Addition - Katy, TX

  • Conroe YMCA Equine Riding Center - Conroe, TX


Types of Work 

  • New Facilities

  • Renovations

  • Additions

  • Bond Planning Support

  • Interior Design

  • Feasibility Studies

  • Site Master Planning

  • Facility Programming

  • Consensus Facilitator

  • Conceptual Design