Commonwealth Preservation Group

Paige Pollard

Paige Pollard received her undergraduate degree in City Planning with a minor in Architecture from the University of Virginia, and a graduate degree in Historic Preservation from the University of Georgia. Prior to establishing CPG, she managed the Virginia Department of Historic Resources Local Government Assistance Programs as well as the department’s Tidewater Region Preservation Program, working with property owners and local governments from over 30 cities and counties.In addition, Paige has experience at the municipal level having worked for the City of Norfolk as a historic preservation planner. In that role, she revised the local historic district design guidelines, expanded the Virginia Landmarks Register and National Register listed Downtown Norfolk Historic District, and reported to the Norfolk Design Review Committee, City Planning Commission and City Council on issues related to historic resources.

Marcus Pollard

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Marcus Pollard received his undergraduate degree in History and Art History from the University of Virginia. Prior to working for CPG, Marcus was at Norfolk Collegiate School where he taught AP European History, AP Government, AP Art History, and U.S. History. Marcus’ responsibilities at CPG include serving as manager of the company along with development of Virginia Landmarks Register and National Register Nomination nominations. Marcus has completed more than forty Preliminary Evaluation Forms and National Register Nominations.

Katie Paulson

Katie Paulson received her undergraduate degree in Media Arts and Design with a minor in Art History from James Madison University and her graduate degree in Historic Preservation from the School of Architecture at the University of Texas at Austin. Katie currently serves on the Virginia Beach Historic Preservation Commission, where she is chair of the Historical Register Review Committee. At CPG, Katie specializes in historic tax credit projects.

Jonathan Valalik

Jonathan Valalik received his Bachelor’s degree in Historic Preservation and Community Planning from the College of Charleston in 2011. He assists with Tax Credit nominations, as well as Preliminary Information Forms and National Register Nominations.