2009                     MASTER OF ARCHITECTURE – University of Utah                              Salt Lake City, UT

2004                     BACHELOR OF BUSINESS MANAGEMENT – University of Utah        Salt Lake City, UT



2009-Present        PARTNER / DESIGNER – Kingbird Design                                           Salt Lake City, UT

Jointly responsible for all aspects of business management including: marketing, customer referrals, creating cost proposals, bidding, architectural design, construction, construction management and implementation of interior and exterior residential and small scale commercial projects.

2008-2009            INTERN – MARKETING/ARCHITECTURE – GSBS Architects               Salt Lake City, UT

Assisted with all aspects of marketing strategies for this large architecture firm including: search for, answer and create RFP submittals for government and private agencies; designed and maintained a searchable master database for their extensive marketing materials library; created and maintained tracking spreadsheets for numerous marketing and business programs; searched out and submitted winning entries for multiple design and sustainability awards both locally and nationally; created and helped deliver business presentations; worked with local community leaders to design and implement an educational display for the Utah chapter office of the American Institute of Architects (AIA).

2006                     OFFICE ADMINISTRATION – Granite Construction Company            Salt Lake City, UT

Collaborated on multiple projects and teams including: coordination of subcontract administration and subcontractor insurance; assisted IT personnel; helped implement a new system of tracking input materials and costs that increased productivity and quality control for this major construction firm.

1996-Present        ASSISTANT MANAGER – Day Apartments                                         Salt Lake City, UT

Maintain and improve a number of multi-unit properties; set and achieve long range financial goals and property improvement plans; manage tenants and contractors.

2002-Present        DESIGNER – Private Commissions                                                       Salt Lake City, UT

Graphic and web design; design build projects and renovations; CAD renderings; drawings; paintings.

2000-2002            MISSIONARY – Canada Vancouver Mission                           British Columbia, Canada

Collaborated with community leaders in creating and facilitating educational and service-oriented programs; district leader for service team; trained new missionaries.



Microsoft Office: Word, Excel, Powerpoint

Adobe Software: Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign

Autodesk 2009: CAD, ViZ, Revit

Other: Sketchup & Layout, ArchiCAD 2010, Wordpress, 3D modeling, rendering, video software, etc.



2009                Received certification as a LEED Accredited Professional

2009                AIA Utah Sustainable Design Awards – member of design team for

Merit Award winning project

2007                Participated in a ten day architecture immersion workshop in Japan

2006                Awarded the 2006 UPEA & Mountain America Credit Union Scholarship

2006                Volunteered at Wasatch Elementary School as a reading instructor

2005                Presented artwork at the Magpies Nest Gallery for Salt Lake City’s gallery Stroll,

the Salt Lake Tribune featured my painting to promote the Gallery Stroll

1996                Received the Boy Scouts of America Eagle Scout Award



Jorg Ruegemer                professor      

Spencer Criddle               co-worker

Libby Haslam               studio professor