Raised in architecturally rich cities including London, New Orleans, and San Francisco, Tracy spent his formative years surrounded by inspiring architecture and absorbed the fabric of those great buildings and public spaces. Throughout his career, he has gravitated to projects that supported a mission and gave back to society. He finds rich fulfillment in working with and supporting those who perform meaningful work in healing, research and education. Tracy’s ability to develop lasting relationships through intensive customer service and exceptional project delivery enabling each client to achieve their goals has fostered strong relationships with our clients. Outside the office, Tracy enjoys restoring his century-old home, spending time with family, and hitting the links.
Naturally inclined from his earliest years with a vivid imagination and a drive to bring ideas to paper and then to life, Nathan is fueled by the intricate and multi-level connection between the built environment and the human experience. Unquestionably his evolution and transformation to becoming a healthcare architect has been inspired along the way by meeting revolutionary minds like medical pioneer Patch Adams. With an intense drive to delve into the core motivation and mission behind each client and organization he is involved with, Nathan possesses the unique ability to draw out the aspirational goals at the heart of each—creating a deeply-meaningful and tangible realization. Away from the drawing table, he can be found exploring the wild, traveling the world with his family or getting his hands dirty in the garden.
Led by a wide variety of many interests and influences, Doug knew he would become an architect before entering high school. His journey towards specializing in mission-driven architecture began at the outset of his career - as projects came and went, he found he had a natural inclination towards architecture in the healthcare arena and found himself with many opportunities to refine his expertise. Ever on the quest for perfection, Doug takes extreme care to understand and empathize with stakeholders and users alike, culminating in an end product that both he and the client can take great pride in for years to come. Away from work, he spends his time volunteering with his church, supporting his children in sports, and remodeling his home.
Anna is our team’s graphic artist, event planner, and organization guru. With a strong background in graphic design and an affinity for finding creative solution to any problem, Anna’s keen eye for detail keeps our public presentation in fine form. Her love of typography and meticulous attention to detail refines each presentation and proposal, elevating our approach and execution in each and every project pursuit. When she’s not traveling to distant lands with her family, she enjoys trying new recipes, experimenting with recycled art, and attending community cultural events.
Inspired by childhood visits to his father’s healthcare offices, Ardavan became fascinated with the different elements of healthcare design and how the structures, interiors, and wayfinding elements affected his experience as a patron. This curiosity led him to obtain masters degrees in Architecture and Building Science, allowing him to fully explore how even the smallest details affect user experiences in healthcare settings. With a keen mind for problem solving and acute awareness of how each setting interacts with not only the users but the environments, Ardavan’s goal is to create spaces that provide welcome and unforgettable experiences for people and patients in healthcare. Outside the office, he enjoys traveling and engaging with others around the world.
A natural-born critical thinker with a creative drive, Barton felt compelled to pursue architecture at the start of his university education. Exposed to a wide variety of medical facilities throughout his graduate studies, he became acutely aware of and driven towards well-designed buildings that are geared towards the people they serve. Barton has a unique ability to look at projects holistically and understands complex systems. He draws on these abilities each day as he works to ensure what he is drawing will fulfill its intended function. Outside the office, he explores the outdoors skiing, touring, and cycling with his family and dog.
Cali is fascinated by people who have the ability to create beautiful spaces that defy the norm. She enjoys being able to transform the physical experience of the architecture created by our team into written and visual content. A natural champion for good, she takes immense joy in supporting and promoting our team of experts to our clients, the industry, and the community as a whole. When not at work, she can be found playing with her son, reading, or going for a run.
Inspired by the beauty and interest good architecture provides the world, Jess handles finance and office management with focused attention to detail. She looks forward to coming in every day and making sure our clients, employees, and consultants are well taken care of. Jess goes out of her way to lighten our principals’ loads, keeping them free to focus on and be involved with each client and project. With precision and exactness, she approaches each day and responsibility in an unparalleled fashion and finds joy in coming to work each morning. When she isn’t crunching numbers, she enjoys volunteering at her kids’ school, helping her husband run his dental practice, or getting away for the weekend.
In her youth, Marnie found inspiration in watching her father build their childhood home and became fascinated with the design-build process. She finds purpose and joy in bringing an abstract idea to physical reality that others can enjoy and experience. Specializing in design for health was a natural path as it allows her to combine her passion for architecture with talented medical staff, influencing patient lives in many facets. When away from her desk, she enjoys spending time with her 3 children, husband, and a good book.
Perpetually inquisitive by nature, Melissa finds incredible satisfaction in the problem-solving and collaboration intrinsic to the architectural process. In her youth, she found that the endless learning opportunities and evolving technology of architecture provided her the intellectual challenge she craves. Specializing in healthcare, she brings her passion for exploring ideas and opportunities to each project, engaging with users to create the best outcome together. Melissa’s drive to delve deep into the “whys” of each project enable her to truly hear and engage with each client on a level that allows her to learn as much from them as she can while formulating solutions as a team. When out of the office, she can be found spearheading industry events, and exploring the Utah wilderness sandwiched between her camera lens and her backpack.
Compelled from her youth to organize space and map plans to bring ideas from dream to reality, Rachel found architecture a natural fit. As an architect she finds great fulfilment in creating spaces that take part in so many of life’s moments, particularly environments for healthcare. Rachel’s strengths make her an ideal project manager, visualizing the end goal and managing teams to meet that goal. Throughout the design process, she seeks not only to produce beautiful buildings, but establish lasting and meaningful client relationships. A lover of design in all forms, she spends her free time in the mountains skiing, biking, hiking, and exploring the natural beauty of nature.
Raised in Hong Kong and influenced by a strong culture of respecting space as a precious commodity, Stephanie is very in tune with the energy and purpose of every environment. Her natural ability to blend beauty found a seamless connection to higher-purpose organizations when as a student she had the opportunity to design a children’s hospital lobby. Stephanie loves learning about cultural norms and differences surrounded the human experience and integrating those characteristics into design. She takes special care to consciously study and internalize the vision of each client and transforms that into a tangible reality. Away from work, she enjoys traveling to new places, going to festivals and concerts, and culinary experimentation.