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Project Accolades • Spring 2024

Award-winning projects are the direct result of amazing client partnerships. As a trusted and innovative leader in educational and civic design, our primary goal is to create lasting, meaningful, and creative solutions that shape lives and communities for the better. We do not begin the design process with the goal of winning awards or receiving…

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Bray Spotlight – Mindy Piercy

We couldn’t achieve our success without our talented team members, whose creative thinking and unique design strategies elevate every project. This month marks Mindy Piercy‘s fifth anniversary with us. Over the past five years, Mindy has been a vital team member, leading our branding efforts, producing numerous firm and client-facing collateral, and spearheading (in tandem…

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Employee Spotlight – Devin Palmberg

Devin Palmberg is a project coordinator in our Davenport, IA, office and is involved in project design development and construction document phases. He is currently working on Sudlow Middle School and Mercer County High School. Over the past year, Devin has learned Revit and BIM modeling software to create renderings and designs for clients, which…

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Employee Spotlight – Jeff Kwiecinski

Jeff Kwiecinski is a project coordinator responsible for conducting field verifications, creating study documents, and assisting with other project needs. Recently, he completed a field verification at Freedom Middle/High School using the Matterport Pro3 3D camera. Even though Jeff was an avid SIMS player growing up, he didn’t know it would lead him to a…

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Employee Spotlight – Megan Pfohl

Megan Pfohl is an interior design coordinator and is an essential link between our interior design team and our reps. Communicating with our reps day in and day out, Megan also schedules lunch and learns, and orders materials for the team to ensure the material library is updated. Additionally, she works in Revit doing redline…

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Employee Spotlight – Maribell Cruz

Maribell Cruz is a project coordinator with a variety of responsibilities, including field verifications, mapping existing plans on Revit, and applying finishes to renderings. She recently finished renderings for North Hudson Elementary and E.P. Rock Elementary. Growing up in Milwaukee, WI, Maribell was always amazed at the downtown buildings and seeing new structures rise every…

Graphic of Megan Schulte on her one year work anniversary at Bray.
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Employee Spotlight – Megan Schulte

Megan Schulte is a project coordinator on our team responsible for assessing existing facilities to create study documents for our clients, working on construction documents, and creating renderings.  Throughout the past year, Megan has become proficient in Enscape and Revit and enjoys creating visual renderings to show clients the visual concept of spaces. “It’s a…

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Employee Spotlight – Macy Patza

Macy Patza is a project coordinator on Bray’s team. In her role, she works mostly in Revit on construction documents and renderings, which she just wrapped up Deerfield MS/HS renderings as the project is starting construction soon. In addition, she creates facility study documents that are given to clients to inform them of their facility’s…

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Cristo Rey Corporate Work Study Program

With the 2023-24 school year wrapped up, we are taking a moment to reflect on another great year participating in Cristo Rey Jesuit High School’s Corporate Work Study Program (CWSP)! Our valued partnership with Cristo Rey began in 2018 with the planning and design of their new high school, which opened in 2020, and has…

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Bray Spotlight – Gabby Aijala

We couldn’t achieve our success without our talented team members, whose creative thinking and unique design strategies elevate every project. This month marks Gabby Aijala‘s fifth anniversary with us. Over the past five years, Gabby has been instrumental in bringing clients’ visions to life through her creation of renderings and design work for numerous projects.…

Michael Muchmore photo for 5 year work anniversary at bray
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Bray Spotlight – Michael Muchmore

We couldn’t achieve our success without our talented team members, whose creative thinking and unique design strategies elevate every project. This month marks Michael Muchmore‘s fifth anniversary with us. Over the past five years, Michael has utilized his exceptional design skills on more than 14 projects, crafting functional and inclusive spaces for our clients. In…

Graphic for Zach Barber's 5-year work anniversary at Bray
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Bray Spotlight – Zach Barber

We couldn’t achieve our success without our talented team members, whose creative thinking and unique design strategies elevate every project. This month, we celebrate Zach Barber‘s fifth anniversary with us. Over the past five years, Zach has played a vital role in numerous projects, consistently contributing his expertise and dedication. In honor of this milestone,…