Farris Groth is a Senior Marketing Coordinator with GFF, Inc
Jacquelyn joined GFF in 2011 and has extensive architectural experience leading faith-based, non-profit, and educational projects. As a Principal and Faith-Based Market Sector Leader, Jacquelyn has a passion for religious and educational facilities and works closely with her clients in the initial programming and planning phase to identify key strategies to create facilities that support her client’s mission and values in an innovative and creative way. Her passion is not just about great buildings, but also about developing trusting and long-lasting relationships.
Jacquelyn is a graduate of the AIA Emerging Leaders program, has participated as a design jurist at The University of Texas at Arlington and volunteers with several non-profits. She is actively involved in the AIA Interfaith Design Knowledge Community; an organization that encourages and supports excellence in the design of Worship spaces and currently serves as the Design Chair. When she has free time, Jacquelyn can be found hiking, camping, scuba diving or traveling with her family.
She received her Bachelor of Science in Architectural Engineering from the University of Texas at Austin and her Master of Architecture Degree from the University of Texas at Arlington.
For more information on our Faith-Based practices please contact:
Jacquelyn Block, AIA, LEED AP
Faith-Based Market Sector Leader
Church Works News
It’s the People Who Make the Place / Jacquelyn Block
Jacquelyn joined GFF in 2011 and has extensive architectural experience leading faith-based, non-profit, and educational projects.
The GFF Church Works Studio has been busy working on projects under construction recently.
Stephen Pickard Transitions Into A New Role
Stephen Pickard, FAIA, former Principal-in-Charge of the GFF faith-based and non-profit market sector, including the Church Works studio, transitioned to a different role at the end of 2022.
St. Monica Catholic School Renovation
GFF was hired to develop a comprehensive campus master plan accommodating the needs of both the church and the 900 student Pre-K to 8th grade school.