Member News — June 2013

Members of the Texas Society of Architects play a vital role in maintaining and supporting Texas architecture. Join us in welcoming our newest members, and in congratulating promotions and new hires at Texas firms.

New Architects

Dana Wallace Stiernberg

Nicholas Wade Simmerman

Fort Worth
Wayne Scott Fay
Derek Everett Jamison
Christopher Michael Surles

Louise Baird
Craig Anthony Garcia
Eva Maria Gomez
Thomas Ashley Jackson
Robert Clay Kohutek
Katie Champeau Kvamme
Alroy J. Maier
Daniel Patrick Rigg

Lower Rio Grande Valley
Roan Gabriel Gomez

San Antonio
Aaron James Clark


New Architect Members

Melissa Walker, Dekker/Perich/Sabatini

Dean J. Almy, III, The University of Texas at Austin
Charles Di Piazza, Di Piazza Cobb Architecture
Jeffrey Krolicki, Dick Clark Architecture
Erin M. Nies, Rhode Partners Architects
Thomas D. Pope, Hollon+Cannon Group
Caroline Porter, Porter Architecture + Design

Benjamin Cortez, HDF
Mark A. Criswell, Perkins+Will
Carl M. Malcolm, JHP Architecture/Urban Design
Rob Nickerson, Jr., Parkland Health & Hospital Systems

Alexandre S. Acemyan, PDR
Abigail Ruth Butler, Jacobs Engineering Group
Derrick A. Fernandez, Trelligence
Craig A. Garcia, Gage Design
Holly M. Kramer, Trelligence
Ben Sanders McMillan, IDG Architects
Alexander L. Ridgway, Brickmoon Design
Courtney K. Saldivar, Allen-Guerra Design-Build
Abram Sustaita, Jr., Sustaita Architects
Gary Tran, Tran Studio
Moises Weber, FKP Architects


Firm News

Michael Malone Architects welcomes
Bob Borson, AIA, as Principal

PBK welcomes Luis Vivar, AIA, as
Director of International Healthcare Projects

WRA Architects announces the promotion
Weston Emmert, AIA, to Associate



The Texas Society of Architects publishes these new member listings bimonthly with information provided by AIA. If you would like us to announce your new firm, firm name change, new member hires, or member promotions within your firm, please send the information to

Published: June 19, 2013


New Associate Members

CarrieBeth Henderson, Cadco Architects-Engineers
Richard K. Pulaski, Cadco Architects-Engineers
Jonathan S. Schmutz, Cadco Architects-Engineers

Seth W. Hammonds, Lord, Aeck & Sargent
Mike Harrington, Austin Home Designs
Nicholas R. Jackson, Di Piazza Cobb Architecture
Jonathan M. Odom, Mark Odom Studio
Bahareh Poursepanj, Pre-Flight Design

Phillip E. Cedeno
Russell W. Reid, Texas A&M College of Architecture

Corpus Christi
David A. Geiser, Richter Architects

Jean Pierre Casillas, SWA Group
Katharine B. Dike, bcWORKSHOP
Dayna Finley, HKS Architects
Arklie L. Hooten, Good Fulton & Farrell
Jason L. Hoyt
Eric Hudson, Toll Architecture
Jennifer M. Kolstad, Gensler
Zachary Lamp, HKS Architects
Kimberly Ann Mayhall, HKS
Walter A. Medrano
Ricardo A. Munoz, PageSoutherlandPage
Max G. Nochez, JHP Architecture/Urban Design
Erica Sanchez, Jacobs Global Buildings North America
John R. Smith, Smith Photography Studio
Michael B. Solomon, The Samuel Group
Ana Julissa Tellez-Valudos, WHR Architects
Gricela Torres

El Paso
Edith E. Manriquez, Fokus on Architecture

Fort Worth
Macarena Rodriguez Casanova
Kristin E. Gonzales, Jacobs Engineering

Sobhan Alitavoli, SHW Group
Ana M. Ayala
Vikki L. Benefiel, PDR
Andrea C. Caicedo, Miller Dahlstrand DeJean Architects
Christopher J. Caillier, WHR Architects
Megan A. Carrithers
Gerald A. Christopher
Samuel J. Hero, Three Square Design Group
Armand Kostanian, PageSoutherlandPage
Kevin J. Lin
Jonathan Mitchell, Zero/Six Consulting
Julian Munoz, Ziegler Cooper Architects
Le T. Phuc, BRW Architects
Jason C. Pierce, SWA Group
Rohit Saxena, Arup
Mark R. Talma, Gensler
Henry U. Velasquez
Mark D. Willingham, WHR Architects

Christopher M. Beck, Parkhill, Smith & Cooper

Lower Rio Grande Valley
Homero Montemayor, III, Redline Architecture

San Antonio
Dwayne Gregory Bohuslav, San Antonio College
Xavier Colon, Garza Architects
Jennifer L. Couch, Kell Munoz Architects
Ana Mariela Valdivia Escobar, Alamo Architects
Emerson A. Mayo, II
Dalia J. Morales, Bexar County
Jeffrey K. Reininger, Morkovsky + Associates
Daniel J. Ward

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