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Curt Witzenburg

Curt Witzenburg

Principal

Curt Witzenburg, AIA, LEED AP BD+C
Curt is a Principal at Holland Basham Architects and has been with the firm since 1998. As a design leader, he provides guidance and oversight to the team while ensuring every client's expectations rise above and beyond the standard approach. With experience in master planning, programming, design development, and project management, Curt thoroughly executes and manages multiple teams through every project phase, specializing in various project sectors including healthcare, higher education, workplace, and mixed-use developments. In addition to his diverse expertise, he brings a strategic approach to each project, utilizing research and data-driven metrics. These attributes allow Curt to intermix the needs of the client into a cohesive whole, which meets both the short- and long-term operational requirements of a design.
Kurt Cisar

Kurt Cisar

Principal

Kurt Cisar, AIA, LEED AP
Kurt is a Principal at Holland Basham Architects and has been with the firm since 2005. An Omaha native, he is active in the community and believes in the importance of building relationships and connecting with clients and their needs. It is Kurt's goal with each project to make sure that the final design emerges from a well-executed strategy. As a leader in design and master planning initiatives, Kurt brings his blended project experience to guide each project team towards a unified vision. His vast knowledge and expertise in evolving trends lead the team to create vibrant and one-of-a-kind facilities for every client. His devotion to functional and dynamic architecture is carried through the original concept and vision to lasting relationships long after the project is complete.
Tom Zuk, AIA

Tom Zuk

Principal

Tom Zuk, AIA, LEED AP
Tom is a Principal at Holland Basham Architects and has been with the firm since 1996. Throughout his career at HBA, his involvement in various projects have helped shape the growth and development of the Omaha community. With several years of experience in K-12, higher education, retail, mixed-use developments, pharmaceutical, and biotech, Tom deeply values the ongoing relationships he has formed with every client. Assisting with the coordination and communication of the entire team throughout all phases of a project, he is a loyal and dedicated partner to his clients, ensuring each project is completed on time and within budget. Tom will remain a constant member of the team, providing input and expertise to drive the project process forward to a successful outcome.
Tim Holland

Tim Holland

Founding Principal

Tim Holland, AIA, LEED AP
Tim is a Founding Principal at Holland Basham Architects. For the past 30 years, his responsibilities include facility programming, master planning, design, and project management. Tim has developed extensive experience designing corporate office spaces, education, mixed-use developments, and multi-family housing. His commitment to design excellence, combined with a strong emphasis on coordination and project administration, leads to responsive solutions for every client's needs.
J. Keith Basham, AIA

J. Keith Basham

Founding Principal

J. Keith Basham, AIA, LEED AP
Keith is a Founding Principal at Holland Basham Architects. He possesses a vast array of experience in project programming, master planning, design and project management of healthcare facilities, corporate office spaces, and industrial facilities. These attributes allow Keith to synthesize the needs of the client into a cohesive whole, which respond to both the short and long term operational needs of the client.
Brian Akert

Brian Akert

Associate Partner

Brian Akert, AIA
As an Associate Partner at Holland Basham Architects, Brian is a leader in design and project management. His expertise includes conceptual site plans, site planning, master planning, local code requirements, and zoning. Brian has provided designs for several different market sectors, such as higher education, workplace, mixed-use developments, and community spaces. With a wide range of skills in planning, management, and design, he has a firm grasp on each phase of a project, ensuring success in capturing the client's vision. Brian is passionate about building relationships with our clients to make a more significant impact and contribution to the community.
Brandon Beatty, AIA

Brandon Beatty

Senior Associate

Brandon Beatty, AIA
With a background in residential and hospitality projects, Brandon talent and experience provide a strong foundation for understanding the technical and design fundamentals required for several types of projects, especially multi-family housing and mixed-use developments. Brandon's interest in computers and technology enables him to be an adaptive and innovative problem solver, utilizing the latest tools to help clients visualize their projects. His detail-oriented and thoughtful approach provides our team and clients with positive working experiences.
Thomas Berry

Thomas Berry

Associate Partner, Office Leader

Thomas Berry, AIA, LEED AP
Thomas is a Senior Associate and has been with the firm since 2013. As Office Leader, his consistent commitment to clients, thorough communication, and successful project outcomes define his dedication to forging success for Holland Basham Architects Denver. His strategic project management expertise allows each project to flow smoothly from concept to completion. Thomas's ability to facilitate each project with the client's vision as the driving force, while staying on schedule and maintaining the budget, has made him a trusted partner in lasting relationships throughout the Denver market. With experience in various project sectors, including education, corporate office space, retail and hospitality, prototype design, and healthcare, Thomas understands the intricate details and sensitivity of each project. Driven and determined, he leads the team at Holland Basham Architects Denver with a commitment to the betterment of the community for every client.

Kristina Blatchford

Accounting Manager

Kristina Blatchford
As an Accounting Manager, Kristina is dedicated to the people of Holland Basham Architects, motivated by everyday challenges, and driven by efficiency. Outside of work, she loves camping and playing cards and board games. She and her husband homeschooled their children – an impressive fact and a rewarding experience.

Greta Bleeker

Greta Bleeker, Associate AIA
Within the industry, Greta is passionate about sustainable design and creating spaces that encourage the physical and mental well-being of others. In the office, Greta is motivated by creative people with diverse perspectives. Her ability to listen to the needs of others and encourage her teammates makes her a leader at Holland Basham Architects.
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Kay Borgerding

Kay Borgerding
Kay is a passionate and talented designer committed to creating impactful projects that combine aesthetics with safety, comfort, and positivity. She believes in the power of strong narratives and meticulous attention to detail in her designs, aiming to evoke emotions and challenge perceptions of ordinary spaces. Architecture and interior design serve as her creative outlets, allowing her to express herself artistically while capturing the essence of her clients' needs and desires. Kay's approach to client collaboration involves active listening and sketching numerous design ideas, using sketches as a powerful tool for effective communication. Outside of her work, she actively contributes to her community by engaging in activities such as participating in the Ultimate Frisbee team at NDSU and fostering dogs through an adoption shelter, showcasing her commitment to community involvement and animal welfare.
Joah Bussert

Joah Bussert

Senior Associate

Joah Bussert, AIA
Joah joined Holland Basham Architects in 2015. He is passionate about improving the community through good design for today and the future, and he believes in working through a team-based approach focused on collaboration and consistent communication. Joah practices continual research to stay on top of current trends, as he approaches each project with creativity and flexibility to bring our clients' visions to reality. He has mastered an information-based approach to programming and design by developing a proprietary tool to understand current marketplace trends to inform the conceptual design process, resulting in functional and beautiful outcomes. Joah brings thoughtful and detail-oriented skills to the team, using excellent analytical skills to design extraordinary and innovative solutions.

DeAnna Caldwell

Project Services Accountant

DeAnna Caldwell
As our Project Services Accountant, DeAnna Caldwell works alongside our accounting team. DeAnna’s ability to dive into project logistics, staffing, and budgets makes her an asset to the team. Her 15 years of experience and her desire to contribute to the success of projects keep her motivated to make a difference at Holland Basham Architects.
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Scott Camp

Scott Camp, AIA
Scott brings over 30 years of architecture experience into the Holland Basham team. His diverse professional background in various architectural project types provides him with a well-rounded perspective on the different needs of every client. From performing arts to historic preservation, Scott enjoys the challenge each project brings. His passion for urban design and sustainable building technology gives him the opportunity to create memorable and diverse environments.
A.J. Campbell

AJ Campbell

Senior Associate

AJ Campbell, Associate AIA
AJ brings extraordinary technical competency and a passion for historic renovation projects. He brings a variety skills to Holland Basham Architects, including coordination of historic tax credits, construction documentation, and project management. He has experience across several sectors, including multi-family housing, historic rehabilitation, education, athletic facility improvements, office expansion, parking garages, and data centers. AJ enjoys collaborating with the rest of the office, our consultants, and clients. His positive outlook and attention to detail make him an integral member of the team.
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Sydney Chittenden

Sydney Chittenden, Associate AIA
Sydney is a highly passionate professional who seamlessly integrates technology into architecture and construction. Her career thrives on converting digital concepts into tangible realities using advanced tools and techniques. With exceptional problem-solving abilities and an insatiable curiosity for industry, Sydney adeptly navigates complex challenges, staying updated with the latest advancements. Collaborating closely with diverse creative professionals, she contributes to every aspect of the project, from its inception to its execution. Sydney's unwavering focus on functionality and aesthetics ensures gratifying outcomes. She prioritizes a thorough understanding of project intricacies when working with clients, delivering tailored solutions that precisely meet their needs. Her meticulous attention to detail and technical expertise guarantees a harmonious balance between functionality, aesthetics, and client satisfaction. Sydney's relentless commitment to her craft and passion for technology make her an invaluable asset in architecture and construction. Her ultimate goal is to create innovative and transformative spaces that leave a lasting impact.
Paul Concannon

Paul Concannon

Paul Concannon, AIA
Paul is an architect with over 36 years of architectural experience. Throughout his career, he has worked on over 400 projects in various sectors, including healthcare, workplace, education, government, civic, historical, religious, and multi-family housing. Paul's experience ranges from schematic and design development to production and oversight of construction documents, bidding coordination, and construction administration. Through thoughtful analysis of a building's design, he enjoys coordinating with the project team, offering valuable insight from a depth of experience. Paul excels at working through the details of a project to ensure that the client's vision becomes a building and a space that is functional, timeless, and improves the community.
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Rosie Dayton

Rosie Dayton, Associate IIDA
As a member of Holland Basham’s interior’s team, Rosie’s approach to design begins with getting to know the client on a personal level. This helps her further understand their wants and needs for the space. Her ability to build strong relationships allows her to create spaces that people can thrive in. Through her work, she is passionate about universal and accessible design. Outside of the office, Rosie is involved in the IIDA and the ALS Association.
Ally Dohse, Associate IIDA

Ally Dohse

Associate

Ally Dohse, Associate IIDA
Ally's approach to every interior design project begins with learning about the client by listening to their needs and wants. She uses her strong problem-solving skills to transform the goals of the project into beautiful and functional interior environments. Ally's technical knowledge ensures the materials in her designs are long-lasting and practical for maintenance. Her project sector experience includes higher-education, workplace, and multi-family housing. Ally's dedication to interior design is reflected in her commitment to professional development as she is working towards completing her NCIDQ Certification and is an active professional representative in the design community.
Michael Eckmann

Mike Eckmann

Associate Partner

Mike Eckmann, AIA
Mike is an Associate Partner at Holland Basham Architects and has been with the firm since 2008. He takes pride in "getting it right" for the client and looks forward to the moment on each project when a client walks through their space and realizes it meets their needs and goals. Driven by a proven process and always thorough in the details, Mike understands that each small task is a step towards accomplishing the overall best outcome for the client. Thoughtful and analytical, Mike knows that the coordination effort is critical to keep a team of designers, consultants, and contractors working towards the same end goal. He continually looks for opportunities to problem-solve, getting the right pieces of information to the correct team member on time to keep everyone on track to exceed the client's expectations.
Zac Fredrickson

Zac Fredrickson

Associate Partner

Zac Fredrickson, AIA, LEED AP
Zac is an Associate Partner with Holland Basham Architects and has been with the firm since 2007. With superior project management skills, Zac provides oversight of detailed and precise construction documents and thorough and consistent communication during construction administration. He works alongside the design team, consultants, and general contractors to lead large-scale corporate, higher education, and mixed-use developments. Zac oversees all techniques, materials, equipment, on-site personnel, and code compliance throughout a project. He also uses his depth of knowledge to review all shop drawings and specifications for quality control. He brings his considerable understanding of architecture and construction to regular site inspections to ensure all work is being executed safely, on schedule, and within budget.

Reed Freeman

Reed Freeman, Associate AIA
Reed has a passion for residential design and finds it rewarding to create spaces that people can call home. He believes that in order to achieve functional and beautiful homes, it's important to understand how people interact within their living spaces. With every project, Reed strives to bring this knowledge to the forefront. His ability to build strong relationships is a key strength, allowing him to easily connect with others and collaborate effectively. Reed describes himself as always learning, adaptive, resolved, and equable, qualities that he believes help him excel as an architect. Working in the architecture and interior design industry is fulfilling for Reed as it allows him to be a part of something bigger than himself. He sees architecture as a snapshot of society and culture and considers it a privilege to be a curator of the built environment, leaving a lasting impact on the world.
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Lance Gehring

Associate

Lance Gehring, AIA
Since Lance was a kid, he has loved the idea of buildings starting out as an idea in someone’s mind. Now as an architect at Holland Basham Architects, Lance is focused on designing projects that stand the test of time and have a positive impact on the user. His honesty gives him the chance to connect with clients and help them with their decision making and develop their ideas.
Sean Gibbons

Sean Gibbons

Senior Associate

Sean Gibbons, AIA
Sean's goal with every project is to design spaces that improve the human experience. He operates on the belief that good architecture should be accessible to all. With the completion of over 150 projects in retail and hospitality, his specialized knowledge provides a foundation for his expanded experience in various project types at Holland Basham Architects. Sean's methodical nature and technical background enable him to be an analytical thinker and quick problem-solver. Sean is thoughtful, experienced, and dedicated with the ability to manage all phases of a project, making him a valuable team member and leader within the firm.
Gary Greckel, Assoc. AIA

Gary Greckel

Shareholder, Director of Quality

Gary Greckel, Associate AIA, LEED AP
Gary is a talented and knowledgeable architect with several years of experience at Holland Basham Architects. Over the years, he has been a leader on several project types, including higher education and workplace design. Gary is a skilled communicator, having worked with numerous consultants on large and small scale projects, excelling in coordinating construction documents and overseeing construction administration. As the Director of Quality Assurance and Quality Control for Holland Basham, he ensures that every project that we complete exceeds the highest standard. Gary works closely with everyone in the office to ensure that every design completed will withstand time, improve the building's life-cycle, and enhance the client's experience.

Rianna Gunter

Rianna Gunter, Associate AIA
With her drive to make a difference in the Omaha community, Rianna Gunter is always seeking new projects that can help make a difference in the Omaha community. She is driven by opportunities where she can continue learning to become a better designer. What makes Rianna a leader on the Holland Basham Architects team is her ability to recognize the areas where she can grow and improve.
Nate Hitt, Associate AIA

Nate Hitt

Senior Associate

Nate Hitt, Associate AIA
Nate joined Holland Basham Architects in 2017 with a passion for developing a design, taking a client's vision, and transforming it to be a part of the built environment. He has a hands-on approach to collaboration and experience with planning, renovations, new additions, facility inventories, and facility analyses. Nate is patient, driven, and a skilled communicator, always listening to capture details crucial to successful project outcomes. His design skills and professional interests suit complex, large-scale, and phased construction projects, making Nate an ideal team member.
Phung Hong, Associate AIA

Phung Hong

Phung Hong, Associate AIA
Phung first realized she wanted to be an architect and interior designer when she was in high school in Vietnam. She loved arranging spaces and exploring different colors and design styles. She was able to realize her dream when she moved to America with her family. At Holland Basham Architects, Phung is rewarded by the smiles and satisfaction on client’s faces after all of her team’s hard work is realized. Outside of work, she helps out at the Asian Community Center in Lincoln, distributing food to low-income families and seniors.
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Abby Hopkins

Abby Hopkins, Associate IIDA
Abby is a dedicated professional passionate about creating interior solutions that fulfill clients' functional needs and leave a lasting visual impact on the users. Her ultimate goal is to design highly functional and aesthetically pleasing spaces. Abby's strengths are her exceptional organizational skills, meticulous attention to detail, and adept problem-solving abilities. She approaches every project with a keen eye for precision, ensuring every aspect is carefully considered and executed. She is detail-oriented, dependable, respectful, resourceful, and versatile. These qualities enable her to effectively collaborate with clients, colleagues, and stakeholders to bring their visions to life. For Abby, working in the interior and architecture field holds a special significance. She believes that through innovative design, we have the power to create spaces that make a lasting impact on the community. Her commitment to improving the well-being of others is reflected in her designs, which prioritize functionality, aesthetics, and the overall betterment of those who inhabit the spaces she creates.
Abby Incontro

Abby Incontro

Abby Incontro, Associate AIA
Abby is dedicated to her role and focused on seeing each project through. She believes seeing a project fully realized after years of design and construction is a privilege unlike any other. Abby loves the variety of projects at Holland Basham Architects and the opportunity to work on different project types and phases. Outside of work, she played roller derby for four years and continues to trail skate whenever she gets the chance.
Megan Jarosz, AIA

Megan Jarosz

Associate Partner

Megan Jarosz, AIA
Megan is an Associate Partner at Holland Basham Architects and has been with the firm since 2009. She has expertise in various sectors with an emphasis on K-12, higher education, and community-focused projects. Megan excels in leading the overall development and coordination of complex projects, and her leadership, communication, planning, time, risk, cost, and quality management skills have proven successful time after time. Megan is passionate about the education, support, and empowerment of women and girls in the community and is devoted to creating a diverse and inclusive work environment. Beyond the project, Megan is committed to the success of every member of the team.
Evan Jeanblanc, Associate AIA

Evan Jeanblanc

Associate

Evan Jeanblanc, Associate AIA, LEED AP BD+C
Evan is an architect that is passionate about making design a reality. Beyond thoughtful and creative ideas, he wants to make an impact on the built environment through an attentive and consistent approach to welcoming each client's needs and delivering a functional design. Evan is skilled at using visual communication to further push a project beyond the conceptual phase by allowing clients to virtually experience and understand the design, improving the overall outcome. His adventurous and creative spirit make Evan a skilled problem-solver who can appreciate ideas outside of his perspective.
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Braden John

Braden John
Braden is an innovative and ambitious designer specializing in pushing the boundaries of architecture through creative design and material use. He incorporates adaptable structures, material recycling, and passive sustainability systems while integrating modern technology. Prioritizing user experience and considering diverse interactions within spaces, including those with physical limitations, Braden excels in collaboration, problem-solving, and exploring new construction methods. He actively engages with his community through Tau Sigma Delta, participating in community involvement events. Described as innovative, collaborative, goal-driven, ambitious, and confident, Braden sees architecture as a means to impact people's experiences and interpretations of the world positively. His designs aim to inspire and unite individuals, leaving a lasting impression that extends beyond immediate interactions.
Brad Jungmann

Brad Jungman

Associate Partner, Director of Health

Brad Jungman, Associate AIA, LEED AP
As Director of Health, with over 15 years of specialized experience, Brad leads our team as your professional resource for healthcare design. His depth of healthcare design, planning, and project management skills complement his first-hand understanding of healthcare facility development to improve the delivery of acute, primary, and specialty-care clinic construction projects. With experience as a leader for the Planning, Design, and Construction team of a nationally recognized non-profit hospital system, Brad knows that our healthcare clients have fiscal and organizational responsibility to meet institutional expectations. He excels at finding creative approaches to align both aspects to produce desired outcomes for operational efficiencies, patient care, and patient satisfaction.
Jeremy Kubitz, Associate AIA

Jeremy Kubitz

Associate

Jeremy Kubitz, Associate AIA
Jeremy joined Holland Basham Architects in June 2018 with a passion for architecture, providing design services that make a positive and significant impact on many people. Jeremy is perceptive, viewing each project for the potential changes a building can have on a grander scale for neighborhoods and cities. His analytical approach starts with listening to clients to discover their unique needs and requirements, resulting in a rewarding outcome where the design is adaptive to human interaction. Jeremy is skilled at creating high-quality visualizations in various media types to efficiently work through the design process, keeping the design schedule on track. His passion for architecture extends to supporting local community business and participating in various events as an individual and a representative of HBA.
Steve Kuzella

Steve Kuzelka

Partner

Steve Kuzelka, AIA, LEED AP
Steve is a Partner at Holland Basham Architects and has been with the firm since 1992. His leadership responsibilities include project management at all levels from schematic design through contract administration, including project design, construction documentation, and overall project coordination. Steve excels at problem-solving and managing complex projects with experience in collaborating with multiple team members on large-scale and high-profile projects. He is also an expert in code requirements and quality control, sharing best-practices with the team to deliver outstanding projects to every client.
Allie Laurenzo

Allie Laurenzo

Senior Associate

Allie Laurenzo, NCIDQ, IIDA
Allie Laurenzo's intelligent and collaborative approach to interior design creates a balanced and unified experience for Holland Basham clients. Being involved early in the design process, she brings valuable perspective and input to space planning, resulting in the creation of meaningful environments. With experience in a variety of sectors, including education, workplace, healthcare, and multi-family housing, she coordinates a complete package inclusive of all furniture, finishes, and details. Allie works closely with the client using a keen understanding of the psychology of interior design to develop spaces that represent the values, mission, and brand of all of our clients. From lighting to color and finishes, she will create a place that is truly unique to the client and its users. She is an ideal representation of strength and leadership for interior design within our profession and community.

Randa Law

Randa Law
Randa has a keen interest in functional design tailored to human use. She has been previously focused on multi-family projects and has gained exposure to many fundamentals of architecture including production of drawing sets, building code research & analysis, accessibility requirements and designing for constructability. Randa brings an enhanced level of creative thinking, design solutions, and collaborative working values to the HBA team. Her passion for technology and research drives her dedication to architecture.

Kurt Lawler

Kurt Lawler, Associate AIA
With a background in design and production, Kurt Lawler has a passion for positively contributing to a healthy, resilient community. Kurt’s talent and experience provide a strong foundation for various types of projects, including restaurants and corporate developments. His motivation stems from having a desire to design and provide spaces that give people an opportunity to change the world. Kurt’s tactful and detail-oriented approach provides our team and clients with solutions and a positive working experience.
Colee Maass, Associate AIA

Colee Maass

Senior Associate

Colee Maass, Associate AIA
Colee is an architect and designer driven by purpose with a passion for helping people. She loves seeing ideas become a reality through a collaborative process, resulting in a design that improves the experiences for our healthcare clients. Colee is thoughtful towards details, understanding that small decisions can make a significant impact on the daily lives of doctors, nurses, and patients, making her an asset to the team at Holland Basham Architects. Her skills include design, project management, and construction administration. Colee's primary project sectors are healthcare, tenant improvement, and workplace renovations.

Kristin May

Associate, Client & Community Engagement

Kristin May
Kristin is passionate about getting to know our clients to build solid working relationships and long-lasting friendships. She’s inspired by highly creative people and the opportunity to learn from them and loves seeing plans go from a concept to reality. Kristin is an entrepreneur through and through, holding a partnership at a local breakfast spot and founding a mobile wine business that operates out of an airstream trailer.
Reenie McCormick

Reenie McCormick van Gelder

Associate

Reenie McCormick van Gelder, NCIDQ, IIDA, Associate AIA
Reenie is a workplace strategist and expert in corporate office design, bringing a worldly view to every project. With a background in both interior design and architecture, she is well-rounded to take on any project from start to finish. Reenie is a skilled research analyst and technical writer, making her an asset to our clients by allowing every design to respond to the evolving trends surrounding workplace strategy. She begins each project with a strategic approach and solves problems through a proven process. Driven by aesthetics and function, Reenie aims to create spaces that are flexible and agile for every client throughout the life of a building.

Quinlan McFadden

Quinlan McFadden, Associate AIA
As a member of the Holland Basham Architects’ Denver team, Quinn McFadden is motivated by the power design can have to create sustainable and equitable places for everyone. Quinn is passionate about working with under-represented communities and individuals, including affordable housing, community centers, and nonprofit organizations. Prior to joining Holland Basham Architects, Quinn worked toward finishing his Master of Architecture at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. His master’s work on innovative housing solutions has garnered numerous local and regional awards.

Kevin Meyer

Associate

Kevin Meyer, AIA
As Design Architect and Associate at Holland Basham Architects, Kevin brings an inspiring energy and mindful creativity to a multi-talented HBA team that continues to expand in personnel and reach. Kevin’s versatility uniquely situates him to be engaged in various business sectors, project use-typologies and sizes. His experience also spans the full project delivery spectrum—from the very early stages of feasibility and community engagement to final project delivery and beyond—always maintaining the overarching goals of ensuring continuity of the project vision and ultimate client satisfaction. An Omaha native who began his architectural career in Chicago, Kevin has led multiple award-winning projects while coordinating multi-disciplinary teams of stakeholders, consultants and partners. During the process (and in nearly every inter-personal interaction), Kevin strives to synthesize the multiplicity of viewpoints in any one project to build consensus among those invested in and experiencing the built world. The results are projects that celebrate the beauty of humanity, with conscious attention to performance and economy.
Brittany Miller, AIA

Brittany Miller

Senior Associate

Brittany Miller, AIA
Brittany is an architectural designer and Associate with the firm. She has experience in all phases of design, including project management, programming, master planning, space planning, and schematic design. At Holland Basham Architects, Brittany shares her leadership and knowledge in various project sectors. She believes that good architecture has not only the power but the responsibility to impact the community and people who experience it. Being able to create unique, efficient, and sustainable designs is her passion.
Kyler Miller

Kyle Miller

Senior Associate

Kyle Miller, AIA, EDAC
Kyle is a leader in healthcare facility design and planning. As a certified Evidence-Based Accredited Professional at Holland Basham Architects, he is knowledgeable of various methods for developing long-term design solutions rooted in research to reach every client's goals. Working closely with his clients, Kyle supports the ideas, visions, and organizational needs to provide an efficient and forward-thinking design. His passion for evidence-based design demonstrates Kyle's finely tuned ability to capture the specific needs and details required of each healthcare space to improve the workflow for the staff resulting in better care for the patients.

Dakota Mohlman

Dakota Mohlman, Associate AIA
Dakota is a skilled professional who brings experience on a wide range of project types including sports complexes, education, multi-family, commercial renovation, facility assessments, research/manufacturing, and recreation. His time working in construction also allows him to have a technical approach when designing. He enjoys visualization and representation and using those skills to communicate interesting spaces and ideas. Dakota’s passion for acoustics drives his dedication to architecture. His thesis on acoustics spatiality focused on how acoustics can be used to influence design. Additionally, he utilizes his skills in hand drafting, modeling, furniture design/build, woodworking, metalworking and home renovation to further express his creativity.

Jordan Morris

Jordan Morris, Associate AIA

Jordan joined Holland Basham Architects in 2023 with a broad spectrum of project experience including faith, education, and community. Since joining HBA, he has had the opportunity to expand his portfolio into multi-family, sports, and workplace projects. What Jordan loves about architecture is the opportunity to combine his passion for creating, drawing, sustainability, and the environment into one profession. He also utilizes a combination of technical skills including 3D modeling, rendering, and video production, to express his creative side. He holds a Masters in Architecture from UNL, is pursuing his professional architect license, and is passionate about animal rights.

Ryan Murphy

Ryan Murphy

Senior Associate

Ryan Murphy, AIA
Ryan knew he wanted to be an architect from a very early age, getting his start by visiting construction sites with his dad and building detailed homes out of Legos. Now, as an architect at Holland Basham, he is inspired by the impact we are able to have on people’s lives and all the experiences that happen within the spaces our firm creates. He’s also inspired by our approachable and welcoming team. Outside of work, Ryan loves traveling, eating out and going to movies.
Matt Neaderhiser, AIA

Matt Neaderhiser

Senior Associate, Director of Innovation

Matt Neaderhiser, AIA
Matt is an architect with a positive outlook and passion for using data to improve the quality of design outcomes. He leads several of Holland Basham Architect's international workplace design projects with exemplary skills in virtual collaboration. Matt also directs the overall innovation for the firm, ensuring that the team is operating at maximum efficiency with state-of-the-art technology. Matt and his innovation team are continually researching, testing, and implementing the latest innovations to go beyond client expectations and provide unique experiences to all clients that we serve.
Davielle Phillips

Davielle Phillips

Associate

Davielle Phillips, Associate AIA, MBA
Davielle is an architectural designer, MBA, and dedicated leader in the community, currently serving on the Executive Board of the Urban League of Nebraska Young Professionals as Vice President of the Community Service Committee Omaha. He has experience working in all phases of design, reaching various sectors, including community-based projects, workplace, retail, and educational facilities. Davielle is passionate about giving back. Beyond volunteering as a mentor, he also puts his values to work by designing environments that include walkable, green, and sustainable communities. Davielle's goal is to use architecture and business to create better places to live and work for communities underserved.

Ally Pettigrew

Senior Associate

Ally Pilmaier, Associate IIDA
Ally Pilmaier is an exceptionally talented interior designer who enjoys having the opportunity to improve the way people utilize their space. Ally uses her forward-thinking creativity to challenge clients to achieve designs that exceed their expectations. Her passion for design is evident through her impressive knowledge and enthusiasm towards every client and every project. Her expertise includes space planning, design, and finish selection/specification. Ally's attention to detail comes through with a careful selection of finish materials, ensuring spaces will be not only beautiful but also durable and sustainable to improve maintenance and life-cycle costs. Her sector experience includes higher-education, workplace, healthcare, retail and hospitality, and recreational facilities.

Maddie Pollara

Maddie Pollara, Associate AIA
Maddie is a talented and passionate architect dedicated to creating spaces that meet user and owner needs aesthetically and functionally. She has a keen eye for detail and a deep understanding of architectural principles. Her clients appreciate her ability to understand their needs and translate them into innovative and practical spaces within healthcare. Maddie is always looking for new and exciting design challenges and is committed to pushing the boundaries of what is possible in the design field. In her free time, Maddie enjoys exploring different cultures, renovating her beautiful home, and finding relaxation and restoration by listening to music.
Carolina Preciado, Associate AIA

Carolina Preciado

Carolina Preciado, Associate AIA
Carolina, a graduate from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, represents a shining example for the future of the architecture profession. She brings an enhanced level of creative thinking, design solutions, and collaborative working values to the team. Gaining experience in various project types, Carolina has experience in community-based projects, education, multi-family housing, and urban development. Her passion for technology and research drives her dedication to architecture.
Rick Reznicek

Rick Reznicek

Senior Associate

Rick Reznicek, AIA
Rick is a skilled architect and project manager with experience coordinating large-scale projects and developments. To maximize efficiency, he leverages technology through Building Information Modeling (BIM) to ensure coordination in construction documentation and improve communication throughout construction administration. A positive outlook, depth of experience, and vast knowledge make Rick an ideal representative of HBA on-site, working with other team members and contractors. His excellent understanding of architecture and construction lead to optimally and efficiently planned projects. Rick ensures the delivery of a successful project outcome for every client.

Matt Rodgers

Matt Rodgers, AIA
Matt is an enthusiastic architect dedicated to designing spaces that will endure the test of time. He believes that architecture can impact people's lives in numerous ways and aims to create innovative spaces that are both visually appealing and functional. Matt makes it a priority to understand his client’s vision and goals and works hard to bring their ideas to life. Community involvement is critical to Matt, and he supports local artists and participates in community events. With his energetic, determined, and detail-oriented approach, Matt brings a unique perspective to each project he takes on. Working in the architecture and interior design industry is a fulfilling and meaningful experience for Matt, as it allows him to contribute to and influence the community around him.
Kristina Schneider

Kristina Schneider

Kristina Schneider, Associate AIA, Fitwel Ambassador
Kristina is dedicated to designing environments that support a balanced lifestyle. Certified in Fitwel, a wellness-focused design certification, she has a user-centric design approach with an emphasis on wellness, balanced with her integration of digital design representation methods. She loves being able to contribute to all stages of the design process and is currently working on a variety of professional goals, including becoming a certified commercial drone pilot. Outside of work, Kristina can be found gardening, playing tennis, reading, and learning Spanish.

Susan Seidel

Partner

Susan Seidel, AIA, LEED AP
Susan is a Partner at Holland Basham Architects and has more than 30 years of architectural experience. Specializing in the master planning, design, material, and code specifications of healthcare facilities, she has helped improve the health and safety of patients, visitors, and staff in hundreds of specialty clinics and hospitals. Susan's expertise varies from programming to project management and assisting clients with decision-making by offering strategic problem-solving. Dedicated to staying at the forefront of evolving trends in technology and healthcare design, she improves the level of care patients receive. Whether Susan assists in developing design standards or planning for future growth, she is a genuinely dedicated partner.
Karla Snead

Karla Snead

Senior Associate, Director of People and Culture

Karla Snead
As a vital member of our Human Resources team, Karla is dedicated to the people of Holland Basham Architects – and the people happen to be her favorite part of working here. Within the community, Karla is a literacy tutor focused on the importance of encouraging literacy at an early age. She enjoys staying active by playing golf, learning to play the flute, and working on her classical guitar skills.

Kristi Studt

Director of Marketing and Business Development

Kristi Studt
Kristi brings 25 years of experience in the AEC industry to her role as Director of Marketing and Business Development. She is responsible for implementing effective marketing strategies, driving business growth, enhancing the brand image, overseeing the marketing of professional services, and aligning marketing efforts with HBA’s goals and objectives.
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Samantha Tessier

Samantha Tessier, Associate AIA
Samantha is a passionate professional who thrives in the public sector, particularly within social architecture. Her deep interest in this field was sparked during her thesis, which focused on designing public libraries for micropolitan statistical areas. Through this research, she discovered a profound passion for the design process's challenges and the diverse needs of the end users. She values open communication and attentively listens to their requirements and desires. Her strengths lie in general organization and planning, allowing her to visualize the big picture while paying attention to minor details. Samantha actively engages in community involvement to increase her participation in library organizations. Her love for reading since childhood has shaped her current pursuits in the field. Working in architecture means everything to her, as it allows her to positively impact people's lives in the spaces they frequent the most. She relishes conversations with individuals to understand their needs and translates them into designs that will last years. Ultimately, Samantha's goal is for end users to enter a space and feel a sense of comfort and assurance that their needs have been met.
Melissa Vanderpool

Melissa Vanderpool

Melissa Vanderpool, NCIDQ, IIDA, LEED AP
Melissa has been with Holland Basham Architects since 2007. She is a talented NCIDQ Certified Interior Designer who thrives on transforming client's spaces. Dedicated and reliable from start to finish, she enjoys seeing the evolution of a project as it progresses from the initial concept to the completion of construction. While staying knowledgeable at the forefront of current trends, Melissa believes in working closely with clients to create timeless and creative designs that will remain relevant and functional. Her key skills include attention to detail, critical for accurate construction drawings and specifications, and knowledge of interior building codes for healthcare users' comfort and safety.
Sue Vaughn

Sue Vaughan

Accounting

Sue Vaughan
Sue is a member of the accounting team. Tim and Keith hired her as the first employee of the firm. Sue lent her organizational skills and expertise to develop the firm’s accounting and filing systems that we still use today.
David Warner

David Warner

Senior Associate

David Warner, AIA
David, a Senior Associate at Holland Basham Architects, uses his years of experience and depth of knowledge in architecture and construction to lead project teams for the firm. He excels in communication and coordination and embraces technology by utilizing the latest virtual model techniques to bring the client's vision to life. His primary project sectors are pharmaceutical and biotech, workplace, warehouse facilities, and multi-family housing. With experience in project management, construction documentation, and architectural design, David brings diverse skills to the team.
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Josh Weinand

Josh Weinand, Associate AIA
Josh is an architectural designer with family roots in the construction industry. He is passionate about impacting people's lives through architecture and values client interactions to ensure they will be happy with project outcomes. Josh has experience in community-based, multi-family housing, and mixed-use projects, using his communication skills to impact the community through design. Josh appreciates seeing ideas come to life while continually observing and learning how people interact with the built environment, making him a responsive and responsible architect. When he is not working on a project, he likes to spend time at the lake and enjoy the outdoors. Josh also hopes to travel to Europe to visit museums and monuments to learn more about historical events across the continent.

Catherine Wilkinson

Catherine Wilkinson, AIA
Working alongside the Holland Basham Architects' Denver team, Catherine is motivated by the team environment on projects and helping architects who are new to the field. Catherine is passionate about creating spaces that help make people's lives better. During the architectural process, she also finds passion in problem solving and space planning.

Community Involvement

One of the founding values of our firm is our ongoing commitment to improving the communities where we live, work and serve – through innovative architecture and design and partnerships with community organizations. We also strongly believe in giving back to our communities through volunteerism, facilitating volunteer opportunities for our teams and encouraging constructive conversation around the good we can do.

Holland Basham team members currently volunteer with the following local organizations:

  • Ronald McDonald House
  • Heartland Family Service
  • Foodbank for the Heartland
  • Project Harmony
  • Boys and Girls Clubs of the Midlands
  • Kids Can Community Center

Working at Holland Basham

Since our firm was founded, we’ve made it our priority to build a people-centric culture. Our team is talented, smart, and driven, while also being friendly, welcoming, and inclusive. We want to know and understand you as a professional and as a person. Together, we work hard for our clients – never settling, and always striving for exceptional outcomes. We embrace every challenge and opportunity with a positive outlook and an optimistic approach, collectively focused on bettering our community, our firm, and ourselves.

When you choose a career at Holland Basham, you can expect:

  • Continuous opportunities for professional development
  • A highly collaborative environment
  • The tools and technology you need to produce your best work
  • Advanced innovation and design technology
  • Opportunities to work on a variety of exciting, highly impactful projects

Contact us to learn more about working at Holland Basham. You can also view our current openings below.

Current Openings

Project Architect

We are seeking a highly-motivated, energetic, talented project architect with experience in architectural design, contract documents, and specifications relating to a wide variety of project types and sizes.

Project Designer

The perfect candidate for this position will exercise creative judgement, meticulously prepare drawings, and possess a passion for communicating design concepts.

Architect - Entry-Level

Are you a recent college graduate with zero to three years of professional experience? We are looking for a candidate who is ready to undertake a variety of assignments performing design layouts, researching, compiling and recording information for project work.

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Intern Development Program

At Holland Basham, we make it a priority to support and foster the future of architecture and design professionals through our Intern Development Program. Holland Basham interns are vital to the culture and function of our firm, and over the decades, we’ve been proud to help launch the careers of some of the industry’s best and brightest stars.

Architecture students and recent graduates who choose our internship program can expect:

  • A well-rounded experience with lunch and learns and weekly check-ins
  • Facetime and one-on-one connections with mentors
  • Real world experience with job site visits
  • The opportunity to build relationships and develop a network of peers
  • Experience working side-by-side with our architects on Holland Basham projects
  • A welcoming atmosphere where you’ll be a valued part of our team, culture, and activities

Contact us to discuss upcoming internship opportunities.