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Licensed Architects & Management Team

Award-Winning Architectural Designers

Think Architecture is comprised of creative, experienced, and qualified architects, architectural designers, landscape architects, land planners, interior designers, and construction managers. Quality and professionalism define us and guide 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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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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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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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, LEED AP BD+C

Associate Architect

Originally from California, Sam has over two decades of experience in the field. He has worked on a variety of projects with emphases on sustainability and affordable housing. Throughout his work, Sam has contributed to around half a dozen projects that have been granted LEED Certification status and numerous projects that have won awards. Since recently joining the Think Architecture team, Sam has been working on residential projects and working to incorporate his expertise regarding sustainable design into more projects.

February 2024 Sam has expanded his capabilities to help deliver healthier buildings by becoming a WELL AP. This certification process is similar to LEED but adds a specific focus on health and wellness.

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Troy Tueller, AIA

Associate Architect

Troy has over 23 years of experience working in the field of architecture. He has experience working on hotels, libraries, community centers, and multi-family projects. Since joining Think this past year, Troy has worked on various commercial related jobs.

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Alex Vazquez, AIA

Architect

Alex is a talented, creative designer with skills in architectural design and graphic representation. He has over 8 years of experience working on a variety of project types including Civil, resort, apartment, mixed-use development, restaurant, retail, and high-end custom residential. Alex’s responsibilities include evolving design concepts through all phases with the highest levels of accuracy, precision, and efficiency.

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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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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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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 Plouzek

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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Julio Caceres

Architectural Associate

After 22 years of experience as a licensed architect in Guatemala, Julio moved to Utah and joined the Think Architecture team. His experience ranges from religious building architecture to residential architecture. Currently, he works to develop luxury custom homes alongside the Think team.

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Tulga Ericson

Architectural Associate

Tulga recently joined the Think team as he finishes his journey to becoming a licensed architect. He has over 3 years of experience specializing in industrial and residential projects. At Think, he works with digital modeling and rendering for commercial spaces like fitness centers.

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Stephen Robison

Landscape Architectural Associate

Stephen specializes in landscape design with emphases on site planning, concept design, planting design, and irrigation design. He is a recent college graduate with a year of experience in the landscape architecture field. At Think, works to develop construction documents, 3D models, and graphic renderings for landscape related projects. Stephen’s main goal throughout the projects he works on is to connect landscape design to the natural environment.

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Barry Sivertson

Architectural Associate

Barry has worked in the construction industry for over 25 years. He joined the Think team this past year where he helps on multi-family projects. Including, creating draft renderings for townhomes and apartments.

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Katie Conner

Interior Designer

A graduate of the Savannah College of Art and Design, Katie is renowned for her design work in luxury residential, commercial, and hospitality spaces. She has refined her technical and visual skills to enhance communication with clients and builders. Her approach to design combines innovation with a deep understanding of her clients’ needs, ensuring each space uniquely reflects their vision while maintaining core design principles.

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Melissa Anderson

Architectural Associate

Melissa Anderson specializes in utilizing Revit to enhance Think Architecture’s residential projects. Her portfolio extends to multi-family and commercial projects, where she applies her rigorous training and innovative approach.

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Andrey Yatsenko

Architectural Associate

Andrey has almost three years architectural experience and joined the Think team over a year ago. He specializes in custom residential homes and is a talented CAD, BIM, and 3D modeling software architect.

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Kailash Noone

Architectural Associate

With ten plus years of experience, Kailash has worked on a wide range of projects from mixed-use and high-end residential buildings to metro projects. He holds a bachelor’s in architecture from JNAFAU and a master’s in construction project management from SHU London. Kailash has joined the Think team to collaborate on townhomes, studios, module homes and business parks and excels in digital model renderings on Revit and Lumion programs.

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Ashley Towns

Architectural Associate

Ashley is an Architectural Studies graduate from the University of Utah and a skilled Building Information Modeling (BIM) Operator at Think Architecture. Through her focus on townhome projects, Ashley has gained extensive knowledge in architectural design and development. She is responsible for technical design aspects and problem evaluation.

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Brandon Francom

Associate Architect

Brandon is a 20-year veteran of architecture. He has a diverse background with a specialization in mixed-use urban development. His portfolio includes significant projects in mid-rise and high-rise multifamily, hospitality, and office buildings, with a strong emphasis on both the Pacific Northwest and Salt Lake City markets. He has significant experience with urban design and master planning, and has led major projects including Rocky Mountain Power’s headquarters and new Power District masterplan.

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Chad Thompson

Interior Designer

Chad is a skilled interior designer with a comprehensive, global portfolio encompassing religious, commercial, and high-end residential projects. He is passionate about collaboration, historical architecture and design with modern twists, and user experience. Known for his bespoke textiles, furniture, and lighting designs, Chad designs spaces that not only meet his clients’ needs and desires but also evoke the intended emotions.

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Graham Felton

Architectural Associate

Originally from Alpharetta, Georgia, Graham is a graduate from the University of Utah’s Architecture Program. He is especially passionate about how place and community define design, a concept that stems from time spent travelling and one that continuously shows in his work. His focus at Think Architecture is on multi-family and hospitality projects, taking them from design stage through to construction management.

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Jen Wright

Architectural Associate

Jen’s career spans both Interior Design and Architecture, with experience and education in both fields. This dynamic combination ensures a smooth transition from concept to construction. Her career spans residential, government and commercial projects. As a BIM Coordinator, she ensures technical precision with a seamless blend of creativity and functionality.

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Rosie Coleman

Administrative Assistant

Rosie facilitates the seamless operation of Think Architecture by collaborating with architects, principals, project managers, interior designers, and administrators. Studying design at the University of Utah enhances her understanding of the firm’s functions, aiding her contributions in administrative support, marketing, and project organization.

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