Professional Experience

  • JADE Architects llc, Northfield, MN 1998-present - Founder | Owner
  • Provides cutting-edge design services specializing in medical facilities, restaurant and retail, multi-family projects, and a broad spectrum of professional commercial buildings. Develops unique solutions to complex regulatory constraints, maximizing site potential, use and density.
  • Our commitment to innovative solutions is evident in several local projects, including the
  • Notable Northfield projects:
  • Schilling Business Park - a collection of individually designed professional buildings within a 5+ acre commercial condominium. A total of 8 building sites currently provide over 40,000 sqft of local medical, professional, and light fabrication business uses.
  • Clinton Heights - 17,000 sqft + 5 acre master plan
  • Community Action Center of Northfield -Transitional Housing Tri-Plex
  • Northfield Veteran’s Memorial - Architect of Record
  • BRIGHTMOON LLC, 2016-Present - Owner | Partner
  • Developing and promoting recreational property in Northern Minnesota and Wisconsin.

E + J MANAGEMENT Residential and Commercial property management, Northfield MN 2014-Present - Owner | Partner

BLACKBIRD Development LLC, Northfield, MN 2015-Present - Owner | Partner

  • NEW CIRCLE GROUP Development LLC, Northfield, MN 2008-Present - Owner | Partner
  • Our philosophy is to pursue unique site opportunities with sensitivity to their transformation within the local environment. Our local history, knowledge and expertise are unparalleled.
  • We own, develop, design, construct, lease and manage property in the Northfield area. Primary role in site assessment, acquisition, master planning, and coordination with government agencies to final construction. Comprehensive understanding of all phases of development; works seamlessly, resulting in successful projects, fresh in feeling and form.
  • See some of our projects at - www.bringyourstyle.com www.gloyourway.com
    Previous Experience
  • LOCUST Development LLP, Northfield, MN 2001-2013 Partner
  • Cuningham Group, Minneapolis, MN - 1991-1998 Project Designer, HOTEL Studio
  • James+Snow Architects, Minneapolis, MN - 1991 Intern Architect
  • Education
  • University of Minnesota, Master of Architecture
  • + SPQR Award Recipient
  • St. Olaf College, Bachelor of Arts, Double Major: Philosophy and Art
  • + Awarded Departmental distinction Wood, Clay and Bronze Sculpture
  • School of the Art Institute of Chicago Exchange Program
  • Community Service
  • JADE Architects is committed to active service within our community, including:
  • + Northfield Planning Commission
  • + Northfield Industrial Park Steering Committee
  • + Chamber of Commerce Transportation Committee
  • + Northfield Land Development Code - Developer/Stakeholder’s Committee
  • + City of Northfield Land Development Code Steering Committee