Our Experts

Meet our industry experts, a passionate and talented pool of seasoned professionals who have made the hospitality industry their home. NECG is pleased to introduce you to this dynamic team who will take your company from Dirt-to-Digital.

Leigh Overland
Leigh Overland Architect
235 Main Street
Danbury, CT 06810

Mr. Overland’s architectural firm, established in 1980, focuses on commercial, residential and hospitality projects with over 40 projects a year managed concurrently. His large portfolio of the area's premier Banquet facilities and many Restaurants are impressive.


His philosophy of “Creativity isn’t enough – communication between the architect, the clients, the consultants, and the builders is the key to good architecture” has served as a creative basis for his communicating architectural principles and values. Mr. Overland’s firm has the motto of “Good Design Doesn’t Just Happen”.

Leigh Overland is a renowned Architect with many awards and accomplishments;

  • Mr. Overland is the recipient of several awards, including the Westport Historic Preservation Trust for his own home.
  • The youngest recipiant of the B’nai Brith Youth Service Award.  
  • He was the selected architect for ABC’s CT Extreme Makeover Home Edition.  
  • He has led many civic and social organizations.  He donates to many non profit organizations, and has been published countless times.  
  • Some recent projects include many catering halls & restaurants, including the Candlewood Inn, Waterview Banquet Facility, Riverview Banquet Facility, Portuguese Cultural Center, Irish Cultural Center, Casa Do Benifical, Mimas Meatballs, Kusulyn Sushi, & Duo Fusun.


“Good Design Doesn’t Just Happen”.