Mark McMicheal, PE, an electrical engineer with the firm’s electrical engineering division, approaches each project with zeal and ingenuity. Through his skillful integration of technology infrastructure into projects, he has contributed immensely to the elevation of NAC’s comprehensive architectural practice – much to the benefit of clients. He applies his expertise to K-12, higher-education, healthcare, advanced-technology and civic facilities. Mark’s focus on thorough detail and technically sound design and documents is appreciated by all design team members with whom he works. He graduated from Gonzaga University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering.
Boris Srdar, AIA, a brilliant designer, contributes greatly to the advancement of design at NAC Architecture, infusing the entire staff and the design process itself with his vision and enthusiasm. Clients and team members alike appreciate his commitment to quality design and skilled leadership. Boris, who views great design as part of the client experience, is the Designer of Oak Harbor High School, Eastgate Elementary School in Bellevue, and multiple projects for Snohomish School District. He earned a Bachelor of Architecture degree from Zagreb University in Croatia and a Master of Design Studies degree from Harvard University.
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Steve Galey, AIA, is presently leading teams on projects for Bellevue and Lake Stevens school districts. His clients like his proactive management style, which results in great communication and timely schedule performance. Steve, who has managed some of NAC Architecture’s largest and most sophisticated projects, is equally at home discussing large-scale planning issues as he is technical construction solutions. Steve holds a Master of Architecture degree from the University of Washington and a Bachelor of Environmental Design degree from the University of Colorado.
Dan Jardine, AIA, an inspired designer and expert manager, is a leader of NAC’s healthcare practice. His organizational expertise and technical knowledge allow him to lead clients and team members alike in producing successful projects. He is currently serving as Project Manager for the Group Health Bellevue Medical Center and the Highline Medical Center Northwest Addition. Dan keeps up to date on the rapidly changing healthcare field and is a member of the American Institute of Architects Architecture for Health Panel. Dan earned a Bachelor of Arts in Architecture degree from the University of Washington.
Matt Rumbaugh, AIA, brings value to his clients through creative design and a comprehensive dedication to the success of their projects. A skilled manager and excellent facilitator, Matt is extremely effective in bringing the large client committees with whom he works to a workable consensus. Staff on the teams Matt leads are empowered and inspired to do their best work. He is currently working on elementary school projects for Snohomish and Bellingham school districts. Matt earned his Bachelor of Architecture degree from the University of Oregon.
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Brent Compton, AIA, is passionate about educational architecture: he is driven by the desire to design first-rate schools that inspire students. As such, Brent has built an extensive portfolio in educational project types, including both Randall WilsonK-12 and higher education. As an expert in educational architecture, Brent possesses vast knowledge of the challenges and opportunities of educational design. Resolute in his client support throughout all phases of a project, Brent is presently serving as Project Manager for Lakes High School and Oak Harbor High School. A member of the Council of Educational Facility Planners International, Brent holds Master of Architecture and Bachelor of Arts in Architecture degrees from the University of Washington.
Randy Wilson, AIA, possesses an innate ability to maintain intimate control of a project’s execution and detail, while retaining a big-picture perspective. An exceptional project manager, Randy has served in this role on many of NAC’s major projects, including the Washington State University Library Service Center and West Valley High School. In addition to being a skilled architectural craftsman, Randy is an outstanding communicator, keeping clients thoroughly informed throughout all phases of a project. Randy has a Bachelor of Architecture degree from Montana State University.
Michael Cole, AIA, a top-notch project manager, has a dynamic portfolio of educational and commercial projects. He is currently involved in projects for Mead School District and Spokane Public Schools. Michael places strong emphasis on education specifications, design and quality assurance, quality contract documents, production management, project coordination, agency approvals, bid support, and construction management. A member of the National Trust for Historic Preservation, Michael holds a Bachelor of Architecture degree from California State Polytechnic University, Pomona.
John Eckert, AIA, brings to each project an accomplished ability to cultivate the client’s vision from project inception through completion of the final building product. He provides strong leadership throughout the design process, emphasizing client collaboration to develop high-quality sustainable building design and well-organized and efficient plans. At present, John is working on multiple projects for Holy Family Hospital and Kootenai Medical Center, as well as The Terraces on Lake Coeur d’Alene. John earned a Bachelor of Architecture degree from the University of Idaho.
Rob Kuffel, AIA, is currently serving as Project Architect for the first phase of the replacement of Kenmore Junior High for Northshore School District as well as for several projects at Western State Hospital. His experience also includes communications infrastructure projects. Rob is a gifted technical architect and effective manager. His excellent communication skills with both clients and consultants make him a valuable asset to his projects. Rob holds a Bachelor of Architecture degree from Montana State University.