Meet the Team


Cheryl Newton, AIA

Principal & Founder

With over 25 years of experience, Cheryl's enthusiasm and infectious positive energy has resonated with each of her clients and is what makes working with her such a fun experience. She has a magical way of making her clients dreams a reality through really listening and inviting them into the design process. She is also a dedicated Mother to two handsome young men and a proud and active longtime Glastonbury resident.

Paul Crop

Paul Szczombrowski

Architectural Draftsman

A graduate of Wentworth Institute of Technology (WIT) with a Masters of Architecture, Paul is an enthusiastic, conscientious professional with a dedication to detail and a passion for design. "Paul has a personality that puts you at ease. He is one of those people who you genuinely want to be around!” as stated by one of our clients. Outside of work he enjoys pushing up his sleeves and working on CNC machines, fabricating wood into chairs, casting forms for pottery, and anything else his imagination guides him to.


Kimberly Walsh

Business Development Manager

 Kim’s nearly 15 year marketing career in the AEC industry has been multifaceted having worked both in engineering and architecture. Her specialties including lead generation, graphic design, photography, writing, social media, and website management. Kim is an active Mom with two young boys and a resident of Farmington. She enjoys nature photography and anything that allows her creative side to shine.

Cheryl Newton Architects LLC is a full service architectural design firm located in the Historic District of Glastonbury, Connecticut. With over 25 years of experience in educational, municipal, commercial, and residential projects, we provide excellent service to our clients through beautiful, creative and sustainable design.

Cheryl Newton, AIA specializes in smaller projects that start and finish in the same calendar year. She has an expansive portfolio of projects ranging from $150,000 to $5,000,000 in construction budgets located across Southern New England. Cheryl’s greatest strength is effectively communicating every detail of the project to each member of the project team. By listening closely to her client’s ideas, Cheryl develops their plans from a blank sheet of paper to the completed project of their dreams.

Want to join in the fun?

The CNA team is always looking to add new talent! Please send us your resume with a cover letter.