Jeff Swanson, AIA, LEED Green Associate

Associate + Senior Project Leader

University of Nebraska

Don’t hesitate to reach out! I can answer questions about our work or talk with you about your vision for a new project.

    A black and white portrait of Jeff Swanson, an Associate and Senior Project Leader with GFF in the Mixed-Use & Multifamily Studio, in front of a white background.
    Jeff Swanson is an Associate and Senior Project Leader with GFF in the Mixed-Use & Multifamily Studio.

    Jeff Swanson brings over 25 years of design experience from adaptive reuse and large multifamily housing projects to civic, office, and international work. As a Project Manager, Jeff spearheads many large architectural and interior design projects, and he has developed a reputation for excellence in his design work. He is also well-versed in the management process of large developments, and cultivates trusted relationships with developers, contractors, and clients through completing complex projects in a timely manner. Jeff is dedicated to leading project teams through design, documentation, and construction phases, while also helping mentor staff, and be a reliable firm-wide resource for project management support.

    Our People

    Our firm is a dynamic and multi-disciplinary practice with expertise in architecture, interior design, landscape architecture, and planning.

    Evan Beattie

    Principal + Chief Executive Officer / Chairman

    Todd Burtis

    Design Principal

    Jim West

    Principal + Managing Director – Austin

    Brian Kuper

    Design Principal

    Our Work

    Our designers are dedicated to Creating Memorable Places.


    Read the latest news about our work and learn more about our firm culture

    2nd Annual Portfolio Workshop

    GFF is hosting it's second annual FREE Portfolio Workshop to assist students in navigating the conceptual and practical aspects of portfolio design and assembly. The virtual workshop will take place on May 31, 2024 followed by an in-person workshop on June 7, 2024 in our Dallas office.

    Turning On A New Light

    We are excited to start 2024 with a new logo, inspired by our new headquarters in the heart of the vibrant Victory Park neighborhood of Dallas. This transition is more than just a change of logo and address; it is an improved reflection of who we are and where we want to go as an industry-leading, design-focused firm.

    Designing Spaces that Reflect Our Clients’ Mission

    In honor of Historic Preservation Month, GFF will be a Bronze Sponsor for the 2023 Preservation Dallas Preservation Achievement Awards on May 17th, 2023.

    Life Fellowship Church Unveils Newly Transformed Campus

    GFF developed a new comprehensive campus master plan for Life Fellowship Church (LFC) located in McKinney, Texas, which includes renovation and expansion of their current campus to include a 1,200-seat future worship center, a weekday preschool, additional adult classrooms, and an administrative suite on a very compact site.


    Learn more about the mission and organization of our practice.

    New Project Opportunities

    Please contact us if you are a prospective client with a new project opportunity that you would like to discuss with out experts.


    Our staff of 140 offers architecture, interior design, planning and landscape architecture throughout the US


    GFF carefully considers the resources of our clients and our planet to create healthier, higher performing environments.

    We Are Hiring!

    We offer a dynamic and stimulating work environment, competitive salary/benefits and advancement potential at all levels for Architects, Interior Designers, Landscape Architects, Planners and our Operations Team.