Ruard Veltman was mentored by McArthur Genius Samuel Mockbee in Auburn University's School of Architecture Rural Studio. He was trained by and worked for McAlpine Tankersley Architecture in Montgomery, Alabama and has been principal of a partnership firm in Charlotte, North Carolina since 2001.
He started his own firm, Ruard Veltman Architecture, in 2005 based in Charlotte, North Carolina, specializing primarily in residential architecture.In a step toward providing yet another level of service, he implemented an interior design division to the firm, Veltman Wood Interiors, as well as a custom furniture division, Veltman Meubles. Ruard has cultivated a flair for distinctive traditional design while incorporating modernistic elements. He continues to hone his vision of inspired homes in traditional residential neighborhood settings and pristine natural environments.