ABOUT US



We invite you to learn more about our company and our solutions

Our Company


ARCHVISTA, Inc. is a BIM technology consulting business based in the bay area of California. Our company has over seventeen years experience implementing BIM processes into the AEC industry. We’re an authorized ArchiCAD reseller for Northern California as well as a solutions provider of leading technologies for the building industry. Our team has successfully deployed solutions into a wide range of project types including residential, multifamily housing, commercial, retail and health care. Our BIM technology services include BIM implementation, technology training and model coordination services.

We also have broad experience in developing and bringing products to market including the Architectural Record Homes Interactive, NASA Virtual Tours, aecobject ModelPort, ArchiCAD Step by Step Training Guide, LEARNVIRTUAL Education Program, and DESIGN[realized] Event Series. Our clients have included McGraw Hill, NASA, Anshen+Allen Architects, Weitz Construction and Graphisoft. Our speakers have included HOK, SOM, Gensler, Perkins+Will, Hensel Phelps Construction and EHDD.

ARCHVISTA, Inc., 330 Second St. #204, Oakland, CA 94607
Phone: 800-522-0554 or Email: info@archvista.com



Our Principal’s

Thomas M. Simmons

Director of BIM & Business Development 


TMSIMMONSSimmons has extensive experience in technology for building design, project management and construction. Through his work with architects, engineers, contractors and sub-contractors he has a broad understanding of BIM technology with specific emphasis on its 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.

As a leader in strategies for BIM and VDC implementation, Simmons has worked with small, medium and large business, including Anshen + Allen / Stantec, Swinerton Builders, The Weitz Company, Quattrocchi Kwok Architects, Studios Architecture, and PCL Construction.

Simmons was on the AIACC IPD Technology Task Force and part of the steering committee that developed the AIA IPD Guide. He has been an instructor, lecturer and speaker on BIM and related topics. Simmons has a Masters of Architecture from the University of California, Berkeley, and a Bachelor of Environmental Design, Texas A&M University.

Tracie A. Simmons

Director of Operations & Curriculum Development


P2180111-2For the past several years Tracie has been leading the development of continuing education programs for the AEC Industry. She works with industry and topical experts to explore the vision as well as the practical aspects of building projects.

She manages two online learning platforms:

  • DESIGNrealized.com – focused on innovation and collaboration in building design and construction, green and healthy buildings, and industry thought leadership.
  • LEARVVIRTUAL.com – a blended learning platform focused on BIM, building technologies, and other related industry topics.

Tracie is a published writer and frequently blogs about industry issues and education programs. She also serves as the operations manager for SWORD. She was previously Vice President at Ketchum and has a B.A. in Journalism from San Diego State University.

Frank Gennaccaro

Customer Service Manager


frank2Frank brings over 10 years of customer service experience. He has worked in the Restaurant, Hotel, Banking, Market Research, Telemarketing, Automotive and Computer/Internet industries. Frank has a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration/Marketing.