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At a glance: Bray 2021 Annual Report

In a year of change, Bray Architects continued to grow. Our focus on building trust with our clients led to creative and innovative solutions for the communities we served in 2021. At the same time, we helped navigate new challenges faced by school districts, local governments, and industry partners. Our 2021 Annual Report sketches out…

Mark Taylor employee spotlight
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Employee Spotlight – Mark Taylor

Mark Taylor is a senior project specialist who has many roles on a project, everything from design through project management and construction administration work – all while working closely with clients. “I enjoy being involved in all aspects of a project,” he says. Some of his current projects include the Village of McFarland Public Safety…

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Employee Spotlight – Britani Tuchscherer

Britani Tuchscherer is a senior project coordinator on Bray’s pre-design team. In her role, Britani helps implement facility studies, which are an overall assessment of a school district’s buildings. She also works on conceptual designs to help them visualize what could be possible in their buildings. These are important first steps for the district and…

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Employee Spotlight – Zachary Barber

Zachary Barber is a senior project coordinator who is currently working on the combined middle and high school renovation project for Wild Rose School District. He spends much of his day using Autodesk Revit, building the project’s 3D model, drawing details, creating renderings, and coordinating model components between the architectural and interior design teams and…

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Employee Spotlight – Stephanie Vierling

Stephanie Vierling is an associate and Bray’s interior design manager. She has many day-to-day responsibilities, but if she had to choose one word to summarize her role it would be “navigator.” This is a fitting description based on how Stephanie and her team approach their work with clients. “Early on in our conversations with the…

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Employee Spotlight – Michael Muchmore

Michael Muchmore is a project specialist who is currently working on a new elementary school with the New Glarus School District. Day-to-day, Michael creates construction documents and coordinates with the project’s consulting engineers. He also attends client meets and helps them research the right materials for their building. Michael appreciates the opportunity to work on…

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A new logo + website for Bray Architects

We are grateful for the connections we’ve created with hundreds of communities and thousands of individuals over the past 60 years. Bray is a growing firm with an unwavering focus on helping our clients. Our mission is to find solutions that shape your community for the better. We’re proud to unveil our new logo and…

Photo and graphic of Mark Roeder, who is celebrating seven years with Bray Architects
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Employee Spotlight – Mark Roeder

As a project specialist, Mark Roeder is involved in several project phases, from schematic design through construction documents. He also helps with construction administration tasks as needed. He has recently worked on the new Sun Prairie and Neenah high schools and is about to begin projects with the Muskego-Norway and Ladysmith school districts. Mark enjoys the variety…

Photo and graphic of Ryan Sands, celebrating eight years with Bray Architects
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Employee Spotlight – Ryan Sands

Ryan Sands is an architect and vice president at Bray who focuses on internal team leadership and collaborating with clients through all project phases, including their master planning and pre-referendum initiatives. He has recently led projects with the Sun Prairie Area School District and Neenah Joint School District, among others that are in the early stages of…

Photo and graphic of AJ Zandt, celebrating one year with Bray Architects
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Employee Spotlight – AJ Zandt

AJ Zandt is the marketing content specialist who shares all the great things happening at Bray through multiple channels: employee spotlights, social media posts, award submissions and project descriptions for Bray’s website. AJ helps Bray earn recognition for the firm’s hard work. While AJ’s background is in art and design, he also enjoys writing. After receiving…

Stacy Mleziva employee spotlight
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Employee Spotlight – Stacy Mleziva

Stacy Mleziva is a senior project specialist. She appreciates that every day is different. She works with teams of varying sizes on everything from schematic design to construction administration. She also works closely with Bray’s clients and consulting engineers, at times coordinating with 30 or more people. One of the things Stacy likes most about…

Alejandra Valadez employee spotlight
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Employee Spotlight – Alejandra Valadez

Alejandra Valadez is a senior project coordinator. She helps with nearly every phase of a project, from conceptual design through construction documents. She recently finished working on the new Neenah High School and will begin on another high school with the Burlington Community School District in Iowa. Alejandra remembers being interested in design since childhood. She…

Students select books from the stacks of the school library, which features a floor-to-ceiling windows that offer sweeping views of the nearby neighborhood
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West De Pere Intermediate School Wins Interior Design Award

The West De Pere Intermediate School received a bronze award in the K-12 education category at the 2022 Design Excellence Awards hosted by the Wisconsin Chapter of the American Society of Interior Designers (ASID). Bray’s interior design team infused each learning area of this fifth- and sixth-grade school with engaging details. Colorful, trapezoid-shaped carpeting insets…