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 117 offers architecture, interior design, and planning 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.

Sara Good

Associate + Studio Director / Project Leader

Jason Hoyt

Associate + Studio Director

Emily Mendez

Associate + Director of Sustainability / Interior Design Leader

Danielle LoPresti

Associate + Director of Accounting

Mike Lehr

Associate + Studio Director

Sam Stribling

Associate + Studio Director

Todd Toupal

Associate + Senior Project Leader

Lance Abaya

Associate + Senior Design Leader

Nardine Mansi

Associate + Senior Project Leader

Jeff Swanson

Associate + Senior Project Leader

Garrett Barker

Associate + Senior Project Leader

Taylor Catalano

Associate + HR 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

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