Todd Burtis, AIA

Design Principal

Texas Tech University

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    A black and white portrait of Todd Burtis, a Design Principal with GFF, in front of a white background.
    Todd Burtis is a Design Principal with GFF.

    Mr. Burtis is a 2003 graduate of Texas Tech University where he received a Master of Architecture. In addition to being a registered architect in the state of Texas and a LEED Green Associate, Todd is active within The Real Estate Council (TREC) serving on both the Community Initiatives and R+D Committees. These important community outreach groups foster and fund programs that focus on job creation and education. He was also selected to TREC’s prestigious 2012-2013 Associated Leadership Council (ALC) class.

    As a Design Principal, Todd has become one of the firm’s leading designers and has acquired extensive knowledge of project types that include corporate offices, large scale multi-family developments, institutional facilities as well as boutique retail. Todd is also proficient in many three dimensional rendering software’s and has the ability to create everything from schematic massing models to complex photo-realistic marketing images.

    Our People

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

    Allison Hubbard

    Senior Principal + Chief Operating Officer

    Laura Cornell

    Associate Principal + Director of Landscape Architecture

    Jason Cave

    Associate Principal + Director of Civic Practice

    Evan Beattie

    Senior Principal + Chief Executive Officer / Chairman

    Our Work

    Our designers are dedicated to Creating Memorable Places.


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

    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.

    Protecting Our Feathered Friends

    As cities grow and buildings become taller, the need to protect the earth's bird population is becoming more urgent. Thankfully, there are solutions to mitigate the problem, including guidelines for bird friendly glazing selections and building design features.


    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.