People

GFF is a distinguished award-winning multi-disciplinary design firm based in Dallas with a record of success that began with our founding in 1982. Today our staff of 125 offers architecture, interior design, planning and landscape architecture throughout the US. In recent years we have received national rankings that include: ARCHITECT 50 (#1 US firm for business), Engineering News-Record magazine’s Top 500 Design Firms, Top 100 Green Design Firms and Top Texas Design Firms, Best Places to Work by the Dallas Business Journal and GIANTS 300 Top Architectural Firms by Building Design and Construction magazine. Over the years, we have had successful engagements spanning a broad range of building types and diverse experience with corporate, real estate, and institutional clients.

Evan Beattie

Principal + Chief Executive Officer / Chairman

Maria Gomez

Principal + Studio Director

Ricardo Montoya

Principal + Director of Technical Resources

Jim West

Principal + Managing Director – Austin

Brian Kuper

Design Principal

Todd Burtis

Design Principal

Jacquelyn Block

Principal + Director of Faith & Community Practice

Stephen Pickard

Principal Emeritus

Scott Kanaga

Associate Principal + Studio Director

David Swaim

Associate Principal + Director of Construction Administration

Andrew Adkison

Associate Principal + Senior Design Leader

Jeremy Roehr

Associate Principal + Studio Director

Kent Pontious

Associate Principal + Studio Director

Lonnie Burns

Associate Principal + Studio Director

Jason Cave

Associate Principal + Director of Civic Practice

Sara Good

Associate + Studio Director / Project Leader

Jason Hoyt

Associate + Studio Director

Mike Lehr

Associate + Studio Director

Sam Stribling

Associate + Studio Director

Donald R. Kubala

Associate Principal + Senior Project Leader

Chris Andersen

Associate Principal + Senior Project Leader

Grant Wickard

Associate Principal + Senior Project Leader

Mike Reyes

Associate Principal + Senior Project Leader

Lance Braht

Associate Principal + Senior Design Leader

Todd Toupal

Associate + Senior Project Leader

Lance Abaya

Associate + Senior Design Leader

Nardine Mansi

Associate + Senior Project Leader

Kipp Schecht

Associate + Senior Project Leader

Jeff Swanson

Associate + Senior Project Leader

Blake Thames

Associate + Design Leader

Levi Hooten

Associate + Creative Leader

Josh Frederick

Associate + Project Leader

Jamie Wallace

Associate + Design Leader

Mariah Trevizo

Associate + Senior Project Coordinator

Loren Boynton

Senior Design Leader

Sandra Beer

Senior Project Leader

Eric Marquez de la Plata

Senior Project Leader

Michael Gin

Senior Project Leader

Beth Schmidt

Senior Design Leader

Adam Fenner

Project Leader

Gavin Newman

Planning Leader

Jason Fedors

Planning Leader

Maxine Kraft

Design Leader

Zach McLain

Design Leader

Josh Hafel

Design Technology Leader

Matt Frame

Project Leader

David Rosenbloom

Design Leader

David Anderson

Project Leader

Janet Spees

Project Leader

Amanda Kalescky

Senior Project Coordinator

Lena Starostine

Senior Project Coordinator

Ross Charba

Senior Project Coordinator

Chad Kyzar

Senior Project Coordinator

Joshua Brown

Senior Project Coordinator

Taylor Wade

Senior Project Coordinator

Scott Williams

Senior Project Coordinator

Tuesdie Alonso

Senior Project Coordinator

Becca Vahldick

Senior Project Coordinator

Jake Chavez

Senior Project Coordinator

John Laurence

Senior Project Coordinator

Nicole Capps

Senior Project Coordinator

Thomas Castro

Senior Project Coordinator

Jacob Thibodeaux

Senior Project Coordinator

Alexis Kaleri

Senior Project Coordinator

Tyler Porter

Senior Project Coordinator

Roberto Oviedo

Senior Project Coordinator

Bernabe Longoria

Senior Project Coordinator

Santasha Hart

Senior Project Coordinator

Ervin Hirsan

Senior Project Coordinator

Bryana Cozart

Interior Design Coordinator

Sydney Galloso

Project Coordinator

Marissa Clinesmith

Project Coordinator

Talon McCart

Project Coordinator

Cecilia Garcia

Project Coordinator

Carson Guy

Project Coordinator

Deniz Soydan

Project Coordinator

Gabrielle Duran

Project Coordinator

Camille Vigil

Project Coordinator

Kelsey Kohlmeier

Project Coordinator

Marisa Dominguez

Architectural Professional

Woody Owens

Project Coordinator

Alejandra Rodriguez

Architectural Professional

Maya Pavon

Architectural Professional

Our Work

Our designers are dedicated to Creating Memorable Places.

News

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GFF, Fair Park, and The State Fair of Texas: A Thirty-Year Relationship

We are excited about the opening of this year’s State Fair of Texas and proud of GFF’s role in the preservation and ongoing revitalization of Fair Park

About

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