Jane Frederick

Jane Frederick, FAIA, LEED AP

Managing Principal

Jane is dedicated to a close client collaborative to ensure that every clients’ house meets their aspirations. She designs the interior finishes to reflect the lifestyle of the homeowner and seamlessly connect the house to the site.

She received her Bachelor of Architecture from Auburn University. Jane is a Fellow in the Aspen Global Leadership Network. In 2012, Jane was awarded Fellowship by the American Institute of Architects for her service to the profession. She was the 2020 President of The American Institute of Architects. Currently she serves on the Beaufort County Zoning Board of Appeals.

Michael Frederick

Michael Frederick, AIA, LEED AP

Design Principal

Michael’s knowledge of historical and vernacular architecture, coupled with his keen ability to combine timeless architectural truths with current advancements, enable him to create award-winning custom residences that celebrate the region’s architectural and natural heritage while exceeding client expectations and providing high, lasting value.

Michael’s true passion centers on creating sustainable architecture that connects people to their environment. Building and restoring existing architecture that provides spaces that enhance our day to daily lives and restore and preserve the natural systems that sustain life is his goal.

Michael received his Bachelor of Architecture from Auburn University. Jane & Michael established Frederick + Frederick Architects in 1989 after falling in love with the lowcountry.


Tom Rhodes, AIA, LEED AP

Project Architect

Tom’s design-build background makes him invaluable in determining the constructability of our projects and  refining, detailing, and creating 3-d  construction drawings that accurately show review boards, contractors and clients our architectural  intentions. Tom’s skills onsite are greatly appreciated by the clients and the firm. His thoroughness ensures that a Frederick + Frederick house is built according to the design intent and to the contractors best ability.

Tom joined the Frederick + Frederick team in May of 2013. Originally from Columbia, South Carolina, Tom has a Bachelor of Science in Design from Clemson and a Bachelor of Architecture from UNC Charlotte. Tom currently serves on the Town of Port Royal Design Review Board.


Benjie Morillo, AIA

Project Architect

Benjie strives to push design boundaries facing program and spatial challenges. Supported by an artistic background throughout his years in education, he excels in architectural visualization.

While serving as the Chair in the City of Beaufort Design Review Board, he is promoting the development of city walkability, sustainability, and diversity values. Looking at the world as a canvas, and realizing how small and interconnected we all are, “…it underscores our responsibility to deal more kindly with one another, and to preserve and cherish the pale blue dot, the only home we’ve ever known” – Carl Sagan.

Benjie joined Frederick + Frederick  in May, 2015. He graduated with a Masters of Architecture from the Savannah College of Art and Design in 2011.


Jessica Maffett

Office Manager

From marketing to reconciling pay requests, Jessica is the go-to person who keeps the firm running smoothly.

Jessica graduated from The College of Charleston with a Bachelor of Science in Sociology.  She joined the firm in October 2015. Jessica is a Beaufort native and moved back to Beaufort with her family in 2015.