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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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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Tim Soffe

Principal Emeritis

Tim Soffe is a founding principal of Think Architecture. During his 42 years of professional experience, Tim has participated in a wide variety of land planning and architectural projects in both the public and private sectors. He is passionate about his work and building relationships with city, county and state government staff. Tim has participated in many public meetings, planning reviews and permit coordination, open houses and charette sessions.

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Kathryn Thompson, ASID, IIDA

Director of Interior Design

Kathryn Thompson leads the interior design studio and has more than 25 years of design experience. Prior to joining Think Architecture in 2017, Kathryn owned and operated her own interior design firm. Kathryn’s focus has been primarily in the Park City area—designing many resort and hospitality projects, as well as high-end custom homes. Kathryn applies her extensive experience to translate needs and behaviors into functional and creative interior spaces.

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Jered Plouzek, NCARB

Associate Architect

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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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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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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Paul Adams, CDT

Project Manager

Paul Adams is a certified Construction Documents Technologist with more than 12 years of experience in drafting and project management. As project manager, Paul oversees and coordinates multiple projects through the design and construction document phases. He actively manages budgets; program and scope of work; and communication amongst design team. His experience includes a wide variety of public and commercial development projects.

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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

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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Ben Butler

Architectural Associate

Ben is a passionate design professional that has worked in both architecture and construction. Having served as an architectural associate, project manager, and job captain over the last decade, Ben has the led a variety of projects including mixed-use, multi-family, commercial, civic, and historic renovations taking projects from schematic to construction documents. Early in his career, he worked construction managing projects in the field and brings knowledge around scheduling and trade coordination to each project.

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.

Quinn Loertscher

Project Manager

Quinn is a versatile project manager and architectural designer that has worked on a variety of commercial projects including several new builds, tenant improvements, and interior/exterior renovations. These projects include retail, office, multi-family, and recreation including managing a major capital program of fitness centers across the western United States. Quinn’s expertise includes building code analysis, specifications, and construction administration.

Stephen Peaden

Landscape Architect in Training

Stephen is an experienced and well-rounded landscape architect (in training), 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.

Coralie Christensen

Accounts Manager

Coralie has worked at Think Architecture for over 14 years and serves as accounts manager and procurement specialist supporting the firm’s interiors studio with FF&E coordination. She manages numerous relationships with qualified vendors ensuring quality, timing, and pricing are within the expectations of each project.

Stephanie Archibald

Controller

Stephanie serves as Think’s controller and firm administrator overseeing all 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. Stephanie is highly organized and analytical ensuring the firm’s day-to-day operations run smoothly.

Travis Wilson, CPSM

Director of Marketing

Travis has over 15 years of experience in professional services marketing, business development, and proposal management for the architecture, engineering, and construction (AEC) industry. He is a Certified Professional Services Marketer (CPSM) and regularly writes and speaks on professional services marketing. Travis leads Think’s marketing, communications, and business development efforts. Prior to joining Think, he worked for a national construction management firm. Travis serves on several professional association and community boards helping connect and advocate for the AEC industry.

Tim Hulse

Architectural Associate

Tim has been involved in architecture since interning for a design firm in high school. Since then, he has completed a BS in civil engineering and a master’s in architecture. Tim is passionate about architecture and its positive impact on community such as affordable, sustainable, and inclusive design. He has worked on a variety of projects including multi-family housing, light commercial, historic renovation, and custom residential. Tim is experienced with a variety of technology and uses it on every project to help deliver a successful outcome. This includes AR/VR, drone piloting, and the latest design software.

Quynh Pham

Architectural Associate

Quynh is a talented design professional that has worked for both architectural and structural engineering firms. She brings that unique perspective to each project. Her experience includes working on a variety of project types including resort, apartment, mixed-use development, restaurant, retail, and high-end custom residential. Quynh’s responsibilities include evolving design concepts through all phases with the highest levels of accuracy, precision, and efficiency.

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.

Cody Parry

BIM Coordinator

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.

Jamie Jeppsen

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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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.

Alexa Crane

Junior Designer

Alexa is the newest member of Think’s interiors studio. Prior to joining Think, she 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. Alexa is currently working towards achieving her NCIDQ certification.

Jacob Shirley

Urban Designer/Draftsman

For nearly two decades, Jacob has worked closely with developers on initial design and entitlement work for various residential and mixed-use projects. He previously worked with municipalities in New Zealand to solve a variety of urban design dilemmas. Jacob specializes in understanding a site’s limitations and opportunities as it relates to city ordinances and delivers a strong project narrative as told by a quality visual representation.

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