Licensed Architects & Management Team

Meet our talented design team

Think Architecture is comprised of creative, experienced and qualified architects, landscape architects, land planners, interior designers and construction managers. Quality and professionalism define us and guides our everyday work.

Corey Solum, AIA, NCARB

Principal Architect/CEO

Corey Solum is president of Think Architecture and a 25-year veteran of architecture focused primarily on multi-family housing and mixed-use projects. Corey is actively involved in the architectural industry serving as Chairperson for the Utah Architects Licensing Board, NCARB and WCARB task forces, and past president of AIA Utah. Additionally, he’s been involved with Utah Center for Architecture and the newly formed ACE Utah.

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Chris Jensen, AIA

Principal Architect/COO

Chris Jensen is a 34-year veteran of architecture specializing in hospitality, multi-family housing and commercial design. For the past five years, Chris has served on the Uniform Building Code Commission and is currently the Chairman. In this role he actively seeks public recommendations regarding proposed changes to Utah’s building codes. These recommendations are then presented to the Legislature for adoption.

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Tyler Kirk, AIA, NCARB, LEED AP BD+C

Principal Architect

As a principal, Tyler Kirk brings more than 20 years of architectural experience to the firm. Tyler specializes in the design of multi-family, single-family, commercial office buildings, community planning and resort/hospitality projects. Many of Tyler’s projects are high density where the preservation of available resources is critical to find an appropriate balance between the natural and man-made environments. He is a LEED Accredited Professional and has extensive experience with sustainable project design, incorporating some form of sustainable certification.

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Johnny Shirley, AIA

Principal Architect

Johnny Shirley has more than 20 years of specialized alpine resort experience. His integrated approach to sustainable design that embraces regional context has resulted in award-winning premier architecture. Johnny’s expertise spans various architectural building typologies including condo-hotel, multi-family housing, high-end custom homes, commercial office buildings and mixed-use developments.

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Troy Sanders, RLA

Principal Landscape Architect

Troy Sanders is an award-winning landscape architect and principal of Think Architecture with more than 28 years of land planning and design experience. For the last 16 years, Troy has led the landscape architectural studio where he develops design concepts, collaborates with owners and project architects, and reviews projects through completion.

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N.H. Rather, AIA

Associate Principal

NH Rather is an Associate Principal with over 15 years of architectural design experience in commercial, healthcare, and residential projects. Prior to joining Think Architecture in 2022, NH owned his own architectural firm for more than 10 years. NH is committed to creating vibrant architectural spaces. Through creative problem-solving and excellent visual communication, he seeks to find solutions that are both functional and expressive.

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Jered Plouzek, NCARB

ASSOCIATE PRINCIPAL

Jered Plouzek has more than 25 years of municipal and recreational building experience. Prior to joining Think Architecture in 2017, Jered owned his own architectural firm for more than 10 years. His expertise includes many community recreational facilities, fitness centers and commercial office buildings throughout the western United States.

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John Shirley

Principal Emeritus

A founding principal of Think Architecture, John C. Shirley has more than 46 years of architectural design and land planning expertise. His primary focus has been in the ski resort industry and his work spans most ski resorts in Utah. His professional experience includes published and award-winning projects from Sundance, Alta, Solitude, Deer Valley, The Canyons, Elk Meadows and Park City to name a few.

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Mark Stonehocker, AIA

Associate Architect

Mark Stonehocker has more than 30 years of experience as an associate architect on large scale projects. His expertise has been primarily focused on hospitality and multi-family housing including mixed-use and affordable projects in the Park City area. Mark has extensive technical experience in design, specifications and code analysis.

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Sam Kingore, AIA

Troy Tueller, AIA

RICH ARAVE, AIA

Sr. Architect

Rich is a knowledgeable and versatile professional with over 25 years of experience in design, planning, and management. He has a comprehensive portfolio of work including sports, recreation, entertainment, higher education, mixed-use, and multi-family projects. Specifically, Rich is an expert in sports and entertainment design and planning and has worked on dozens of high-profile projects across the nation for professional, collegiate, corporate, and municipal organizations.

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Alex Vazquez, AIA

Curtis Tanner, ASLA

Associate Landscape Architect

Curtis Tanner is a registered landscape architect with more than 30 years of experience. Prior to joining Think Architecture in 2013, Curtis owned and operated his own design firm for 25 years. Curtis’ extensive experience includes commercial community master planning, urban streetscapes, public park design, skate parks and community amenity design.

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STEPHEN PEADEN, ASLA

Landscape Architect

Stephen is an experienced and well-rounded landscape architect, having worked for civil engineering, architecture, and landscape architecture firms. He has experience providing site planning, conceptual design, planting design, irrigation design, construction document drafting, and design standard documents. Additionally, Steven is an expert in 3D modeling and other graphic rendering allowing customers to visualize their projects and help make decisions.

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Stephanie Archibald

Controller

Stephanie serves as Think’s controller overseeing accounting, contracts, insurance, human resources, and other administrative functions. Prior to joining Think, she served in similar roles for the education and oil & gas sectors.

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Mindi Whipple

Firm Administrator

Mindi serves as Think’s firm administrator overseeing all accounting, contracts, insurance, human resources, and other administrative functions.

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Sara Ann O'Leary, MBA

Director of Marketing

Sara has over 15 years of experience in marketing, business development, and proposal management for both the public and private sectors. Sara leads Think’s marketing, communications, and business development efforts.
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Jim Poloncic

Sr. Project Manager

Jim Poloncic has more than 30 years of architectural design experience. As an associate architect for most of Think’s municipal projects, Jim has designed many public projects for communities along the Wasatch Front and throughout Utah. He is an expert in the planning, design and construction management of fire stations, city halls, public safety and public works buildings. Jim’s work has positively affected many local communities.

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Jason Scott

Sr. Project Manager

Jason Scott has more than 21 years of construction and project management experience. As project manager over Think’s residential design studio, Jason oversees and coordinates the design and construction document phases for multiple custom home projects. He understands a collaborative approach and open communication between owners and design team provides the best solutions.

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Lindsay Raudales

Architectural Associate

Lindsay has broad experience managing projects from initiation and design through construction administration. Her experience includes new facilities, tenant improvements, renovations, and additions for a variety of customers and project types including office, multi-family, education, and custom residential. Lindsay has worked and studied internationally and brings that unique perspective to her work.

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Cory Ingersoll

Architectural Associate

Cory is a well-rounded architectural associate with experience working on a variety of projects. These include multiple religious, civic, and commercial facilities. He currently oversees the preparation of comprehensive plans, specifications, and drawings for Think’s religious studio. This includes a prototype program for churches across the country. Cory is also experienced with design coordination and construction administration working closely with owners, engineer consultants, contractors, and trades.

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Cody Parry

Architectural Associate

Cody’s a skilled modeler and draftsman with broad experience spanning resort, hospitality, office, multi-family, and custom residential projects. His passion and expertise are centered on high-end custom residential design and strives to make each client happy with their finished product. As a BIM (Building Information Modeling) Coordinator, Cody collaborates with a variety of project stakeholders helping ensure the accuracy and efficiency of the model.

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Jake Kammerer

Julio Caceres

Frank Ruano

Tulga Ericson

Barry Sivertson

ALEXA CRANE, NCIDQ

Interior Designer

Prior to joining Think, Alexa worked for a boutique real estate and interior design firm working on a variety of modern homes and condos around the Salt Lake Valley. Alexa’s experience at Think includes multiple projects ranging from high-end custom residences to luxurious resort and hospitality developments spanning Park City to southern Utah.

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LAUREN WEAVER

Interior Designer

Lauren is an experienced interior designer that works on a variety of projects including luxurious resort and hospitality developments as well as new and renovated high-end custom homes and commercial interiors. Living in the heart of Salt Lake City, she enjoys the unique heritage and culture of a growing and changing community of artists, entrepreneurs, and future leaders. Inspired by this, she promotes smart, sustainable, and forward-thinking design on each project.

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Jazmin Hernandez

Administrative Assistant

Jazmin is the newest member of Think’s interiors studio.

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