Mark Holsinger, LEED AP

Associate Principal + Senior Design Leader

Santa Clara University / The University of Texas at Arlington

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    A black and white portrait of Mark Holsinger, an Associate Principal and Senior Design Leader with GFF, in front of a white background.
    Mark Holsinger is an Associate Principal and Senior Design Leader with GFF.

    Mark is known as a collaborative designer with a strong ability to build consensus on committee driven projects. Focusing on programmatic driven work, Mark enjoys collaborating with clients to create projects that serve their vision and propels that vision forward. As such, he has a long track record of working with consultants and clients in an engaging way. He has concentrated on a diverse array of placemaking projects, from the award-winning Dallas Holocaust & Human Rights Museum to the locally acclaimed Boardwalk at Granite Park. For nearly 15+ years, Mark has concentrated on church facilities, focusing on providing functional, beautiful and flexible buildings for churches of all sizes.

    When not focusing on Architecture, he enjoys house plants, welding, hiking, and spending time with his family.

    Mark received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Classical Studies from Santa Clara University and a Master of Architecture degree from the University of Texas at Arlington.

    Our firm is a dynamic and multi-disciplinary practice with expertise in ArchitectureInterior Design, Landscape Architecture, and Planning. With a staff of 125 and offices spanning across Dallas, Fort Worth, and Austin, we bring a Texas-sized commitment to design excellence. We pride ourselves on attracting the most talented and passionate designers who share our dedication to craftsmanship and professional licensure. Over four decades, we have meticulously honed our design process, encapsulated in our guiding Design Maxims. Not only are we creators, but we are stewards of the communities we touch, striving to leave them even better than we found them.

    At our core, we’re a team that thrives on innovation, and we’re always on the lookout for new talent to join us in building upon our storied success. We offer an exhilarating, fast-paced work environment where design opportunities abound at every level. Our firm culture is designed to be both productive and enjoyable, where collaboration and creativity are not just encouraged but celebrated. Our three strategically located offices in vibrant areas like Uptown in Dallas, West Bend in Fort Worth, and downtown Austin offer a lifestyle beyond the office, ensuring that your career with us is complemented by the fun and excitement of these dynamic urban locales. Join us, and let’s shape the future of design together.

    Our People

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

    John Shiver

    Associate Principal + Director of Education Practice

    Ricardo Montoya

    Principal + Director of Technical Resources

    Alix Rios

    Associate Principal + Studio Director

    Todd Burtis

    Design Principal

    Our Work

    Our designers are dedicated to Creating Memorable Places.


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


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

    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.