Meet Our Team

Headquartered in Kirkland, WA, Milbrandt’s studio is comprised of a uniquely tight-knit team of 20 architects, designers, planners, project managers — all driven by a shared passion for design, placemaking, and people.

Rick Tolleshaug, AIA

Senior Principal

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Rick Tolleshaug, AIA

Senior Principal

Rick rejoined Milbrandt Architects in 2005. He has designed numerous projects throughout the western United States and Hawaii including master-planned communities as well as Senior Living and Alzheimer’s care facilities.  He finds design solutions that respond to territorial styles most rewarding. Rick also serves as IT Principal developing proprietary software solutions for increased CAD automation.

Education: Bachelor of Architecture – Washington St. University
Registrations: Architect – Washington, Oregon, Idaho, Hawaii

David Vincent, AIA

Managing Principal

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David Vincent, AIA

Managing Principal

After working in construction for over 12 years doing everything from foundation work to finish carpentry, David decided to broaden his knowledge further by attending Washington State University where in 2001 he received both a Bachelor of Architecture and Bachelor of Architectural Studies degree. David joined Milbrandt Architects in 2011 as a Project Manager and since that time has worked his way up to a Principal and Owner. His professional years in the field of architecture have involved a broad range of project types, including high end custom residential, institutional, commercial, podium buildings, public projects, and mixed use multi-family projects. David’s experience brings a unique combination of thoughtful and elegant design backed by the reassurance of knowing how it should be built. His working knowledge of construction minimizes miscommunication with local jurisdictions, consultants, and contractors. David’s abilities and experience include design, construction document preparation, specification review and preparation, addressing RFIs, ASIs, CCDs, attending design and construction meetings, construction observation, shop drawing review, managing multiple project teams, scheduling, and all aspects of firm ownership. David has a history of being both an artistic problem solver and a time efficient manager with a dedicated work ethic. He has a proven record of meeting deadlines, working closely with jurisdictions to meet client needs, and providing fast and effective resolution in the field.

Education: Bachelor of Architecture & Bachelor of Architectural Studies – Washington State University

Registrations: Architect – Washington, Hawaii, Idaho

Anna Thompson, AIA

Managing Principal

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Anna Thompson, AIA

Managing Principal

Anna received both a Master of Architecture and Bachelor of Science in Environmental Design degrees from North Dakota State University. Anna joined Milbrandt Architects in 2008 as a Design Technician and since that time has worked her way up to a Principal and Owner. She is uniquely adept at understanding the complexities of a project and creating practical solutions to complex design issues, consistently delivering projects on time and within budget. She effortlessly runs multiple large-scale projects and collaborates to create successful partnerships with all parties involved. Anna’s abilities and experience include design, construction document preparation, specification review and preparation, addressing RFIs, ASIs, CCDs, attending design and construction meetings, construction observation, shop drawing review, managing multiple project teams, scheduling, and all aspects of firm ownership. During her time at Milbrandt Architects she has run several large-scale projects, a number of which involved working with master planned communities.

Education: Master of Architecture & Bachelor of Science in Environmental Design – North Dakota State University

Registrations: Architect – Washington, Oregon, Indiana

Jim Lawler, AIA

Principal

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Jim Lawler, AIA

Principal

Jim joined Milbrandt Architects in 2013.  He has managed projects ranging from mixed-use buildings, retail, multi-family, podium buildings, and government projects. He is our go to code person from software code to the International Residential Code.

Education: Bachelor of Architecture & -Washington State University
Registrations: Architect – Washington,  California

David Burnett

Project Architect I

Alex Clohesey

Project Architect I

Jesse Hadley

Project Architect I

Sarah Thompson

Project Architect I

Rae Hauff

Architect I

Elizabeth Erlandson

Design Tech III

Jeremy Pfarr

Design Tech III

Rhealyn Galvezo

Design Tech II

Calaa O’Donnell

Design Tech II

Chiwen Jing

Design Tech I

Jake Larson

Design Tech I

Heather Mauldin

Design Tech I

Ashley Shook

Design Tech I

Sue Vanasouk

Design Tech I

Jana Couron

Office Administrator

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