About John F. Heltzel AIA, PC

Founded in 1991 by John F Heltzel, AIA, P.C. is a team of architects, engineers and craftsmen dedicated to finding creative solutions to both residential and commercial clients.  We offer a full range of architectural services with over 100 years of combined experience.  Heltzel has built an extensive client list not only in Northern Virginia, but across the country with 75% of the firm’s work for repeat clients.


John F. Heltzel, AIA,  Owner and Principal

John Heltzel is a registered architect in Virginia, Washington, D.C., Maryland, Pennsylvania, and Michigan.  After spending four years with Karl E. Kohler Associates as a project architect, John founded Heltzel AIA in 1991. John has more than 20 years of experience in residential and commercial design and construction projects.  Praised by clients for his creativity, willingness to listen and collaborate, he is also firmly committed to his community.  

He currently serves on the board of Northern Virginia Family Services and has served as Vice President of SERVE, Inc.  John has been a volunteer for the American Red Cross and the Boys and Girls Club of Manassas.  

He is currently active in:

  • Manassas Rotary Club, Board Member
  • Northern Virginia Family Service, Board Member
  • Historic Manassas, Inc.
  • Prince William Chamber of Commerce
  • Northern Virginia Soccer Club, travel team coach for over 15 years
  • Sudley Swim and Tennis Club, President of the Board of Directors


We’re committed to our community and consistently provide support for community organizations — financially and through contributions of time and services. Here are some of the causes we support and serve:

  • American Red Cross
  • Boys and Girls Club
  • Habitat for Humanity
  • Historic Manassas Inc.
  • Homeaid
  • Manassas Rotary Club
  • Northern Virginia Family Service
  • Prince William Chamber of Commerce
  • SERVE, Inc.