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At Corgan, each studio is led by principals who are responsive, experienced and actively involved in project work. They love what they do - and that kind of enthusiasm is contagious. On average, our principals have invested 19 years of their careers with Corgan, a fact that speaks to our commitment to grow leaders from the ground up.

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Bob Morris joined Corgan in 1978 as a recent graduate of Miami University with a Bachelor degree in Environmental Design. Bob was promoted to managing principal in 2000, and named president and Chief Executive Officer of Corgan in 2010. Bob's niche focus on technology driven facilities has made him much sought after as an expert and innovator in the field, leading to the formation of the Corgan Critical Facilities Studio. Bob was elected into the AIA College of Fellows in 2010.
BOB MORRIS, FAIA
President & Chief Executive Officer
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Steve Hulsey joined Corgan in 1989 after graduating from Texas Tech University with a Bachelor of Architecture degree.  Steve specializes in educational facilities projects and has led the Education Studio since 2001. In 2016, Steve was named Executive Managing Principal.
STEVE HULSEY, AIA
Executive Managing Principal
Education Sector Leader
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Scott Ruch joined Corgan in 1989, and was promoted to executive managing principal in 2016. As a founder of Corgan’s Critical Facilities Architecture Group, Scott has been involved in the design of more than 35 significant data center projects, encompassing over 5,000,000 square feet. Scott was appointed to the management committee in 2013. He is a graduate of Louisiana State University, with a Bachelor’s degree in Architecture.
SCOTT RUCH, AIA
Executive Managing Principal
Critical Facilities Sector Leader
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Lindsay Wilson is the Interiors Sector Leader. In 2013, she was recognized as one of the top “Women in Business” by the Dallas Business Journal for her professional acumen and community leadership. Lindsay specializes in developing the program and vision for projects and in evaluating real estate opportunities from a design perspective. She is a graduate of the University of Arkansas with a Bachelor's degree in Interior Design and was named Executive Managing Principal in 2016.
LINDSAY WILSON, RID
Executive Managing Principal
Interiors Sector Leader
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David Lind began his career at Corgan in 1977, after graduating from Ohio State University with a Master of Architecture degree. Over the past 30 years he has been involved with a number of projects, specializing in planning and design for airlines and aviation industry facilities. In 2010, David assumed the role of Corgan’s Chairman of the Board, and remains actively involved in the firm’s Aviation Studio.
DAVID LIND, FAIA
Chairman of the Board of Directors
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Brian George is a graduate of Ball State University with a Bachelor of Architecture degree. Brian came to Corgan in 1997, becoming a leader in the design of corporate and mission critical facilities. In 2010, Brian was promoted to Corgan’s management committee. In addition to his responsibilities as a leader in Corgan’s Corporate Office Architecture Studio, Brian focuses on leadership development.
BRIAN GEORGE, AIA, LEED AP
Managing Principal
Critical Facilities & Specialty Sectors Leader
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Jay Liese opened the firm’s New York office in 1998, and was appointed to the management committee in 2013. Jay’s areas of expertise range from aviation planning projects to critical facility design. Jay is a graduate of the University of Notre Dame and holds a Bachelor of Architecture degree.  
JAY LIESE, AIA
Managing Principal
Chief Administrative Officer
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Jonathan Massey is responsible for the success and continuing expansion of the firm’s aviation practice. His projects include passenger terminal planning and design, airport master planning, support facility design and operational planning. Jonathan’s focus is functional optimization and a tailored and effective passenger experience. As a leader of our international practice, Jonathan has experience in project development and execution in the UK, Middle East and China. In 2013, Jonathan was appointed to Corgan's management committee.  
JONATHAN MASSEY, AIA, LEED AP
Managing Principal
Aviation Sector Leader
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Matt Mooney joined Corgan in 1984, after graduating with a Master of Architecture degree from Texas A&M University. He was promoted to principal in 1997, and to Corgan’s management committee in 2010.  With over 25 years of corporate, retail and healthcare facility design experience, Matt leads Corgan’s Commercial Studio and focuses on international operations.
MATT MOONEY
Managing Principal
Chief Practice Officer
Commercial Sector Leader
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Tina Larsen has over 24 years of experience in the design of healthcare facilities. In that time she has managed, coordinated and led teams on a wide variety of complex medical projects, defining and refining operational practices related to the opportunities and constraints of the built environment. She is an expert in her field, a team builder and an asset to any project. Tina graduated from Miami University with a Bachelor's of Environmental Design degree.
TINA LARSEN, EDAC, AIA, LEED AP
Managing Principal
Healthcare Sector Leader
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Chuck Armstrong serves as design director for Corgan.  With over two decades of architectural experience, he has developed an impressive portfolio of healthcare, corporate, retail and institutional projects worldwide.  As one of the firm's most talented designers, Chuck has led design teams on a variety of complex projects and garnered more than forty awards throughout his career.
CHUCK ARMSTRONG, FAIA
Principal
Design Director
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Bob joined Corgan as Principal and CIO in 2015. He is certified by PMI (Project Management Institute) and ITIL (Information Technology Infrastructure Library) Foundation for IT service management. He holds a Master of Business Administration Lawrence Technical University and is currently a Juris Doctor candidate at the University of Texas at Dallas College of Law
Bob Rayes, AIA
Principal
Chief Information Officer
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Shawn is a principal as well as the office director for our Phoenix office, and focuses exclusively in the area of interior design. Shawn‘s strategic vision in the early stages of planning and design provide leadership for the team and a clear focus for the design of highly effective and beautiful workplaces.
Shawn Rush, LEED AP
Principal
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Ralph Bauer serves as a principal of the Aviation Studio. He is a registered architect with over 37 years of experience in the planning, programming, design, and management of large airport terminal projects.  Ralph is recognized for his ability to build consensus among divergent project stakeholders and successfully integrate complex programming requirements into terminal architectural design solutions.
RALPH BAUER, AIA
Principal
Aviation
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Dawn Chisholm joined Corgan in 1983 and is a principal of the Interiors Studio. She believes in building strong relationships with her clients so their goals are effectively communicated in their project’s design.  She excels in managing project teams through all phases of the project, listening to clients and ultimately bringing their vision to life. Dawn has a Bachelor's degree from the University of Arizona and is a registered architect and interior designer.
DAWN CHISHOLM, AIA, RID, LEED AP+
Principal
Interiors
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Jeff has over 35 years of experience, focused exclusively in the area of critical facilities design and engineering. Having been involved with the design of over 200 mission critical facilities throughout the United States, Europe, Middle East, Pacific Rim, Central America and Australia, he is acknowledged as an expert in the design of innovative, energy efficient and eco-friendly data centers. Jeff is currently maintaining active architectural registrations in nine states. As a founding author, he was actively involved in the establishment of the first nationally recognized Infrastructure Standard for Data Centers. The standard, known as ANSI/CSA/EIA/TIA-942 Telecommunications Infrastructure Standard for Data Centers, is an official US and Canadian standard for data center infrastructure acknowledged by ANSI (American National Standards Institute), CSA (Canadian Standards Association), EIA (Electronics Industries Alliance) and the TIA (Telecommunications Industry Association).
Jeff Gyzen, NCARB
Principal
Critical Facilities
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As an architect with extensive experience in the design and documentation of our firm’s high profile and most successful projects, Chris brings to the position of specifications writer expertise and insight unmatched in our industry. He has been instrumental on many major firm projects over the past 21 years at Corgan and has been responsible for leading all efforts regarding project specifications
Chris Johnson, AIA
Principal
Technical Design Services
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Gabe Clark was named a principal of the Critical Facility Studio in 2013. He joined Corgan in 1995 and has since been responsible for the design of over 3 million square feet of data center projects. IN a highly competitive industry, Gabe has earned a reputation for excellence amongst clients that include Bank of America, CIGNA, Merrill Lynch and Target. He is a graduate of the University of Wisconsin Milwaukee with a Bachelor of Architecture degree.
GABRIEL CLARK, AIA, LEED AP
Principal
Critical Facilities
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Jim Cober holds a Bachelor of Architecture from Texas Tech University and began his career at Corgan in 1986.  His expertise is in the Critical Facilities practice, where he has worked with clients including  Cisco, GoDaddy, American Airlines, Wachovia and Bank of America.
JAMES COBER, AIA, LEED AP
Principal
Critical Facilities
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Mike Connell is a Principal of Corgan’s Critical Facilities studio. His expertise in the field of data center design has been developed over the past sixteen years of specialization, giving him a key understanding of the operations of complex systems and how to design a facility to house them. He has been responsible for over 1.5 million square feet of critical facility space across the country for well-known clients such as CyrusOne, Digital Realty Trust and Eaton Data Centers. He has spoken on topics related to data center architecture for Houston Bisnow and 7x24 Exchange. On projects, Mike leverages his skills for managing project programming and planning and is instrumental in establishing and maintaining schedule and budget parameters.
Mike Connell, AIA
Principal
Critical Facilities
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Dan Drennan has been with Corgan since 1998 and was made a principal of the Critical Facility Studio in 2013. He has designed data center projects encompassing over 2,000,000 square feet. Dan has experience leading the overall design effort of numerous projects through all phases of service, including program confirmation and design of specific environments.  Dan holds a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering from the University of Oklahoma and a Master's in Architecture from Texas A&M University.  
DAN DRENNAN, AIA
Principal
Critical Facilities
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Stephanie Garcia is a principal and the Chief Legal Officer for Corgan. Stephanie is responsible for all legal aspects of Corgan’s business operations worldwide including compliance, risk management and contracting. She is a member of the Texas General Counsel Forum, Association of Corporate Counsel and on the board of Women’s In-House Network. Stephanie is a graduate of Mississippi College School of Law.
STEPHANIE GARCIA
Principal
Chief Legal Officer
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Mary Hart specializes in critical facility design. As a principal, Mary has combined her years at Corgan with a 20-year career in the National Guard, achieving the rank of Lieutenant Colonel in the C4I field. She manages large and complex projects with highly technical and complex MEP support systems.
MARY HART, AIA, LEED AP, BD+C
Principal
Commercial
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John Higgs began his career at Corgan in 1996 after graduating from Texas Tech University with a Bachelor degree in architecture.  John leads the Corgan MediaLab, providing animation, motion graphics, visual effects, architectural visualization, broadcast, film, and game cinematics for a diverse range of clients.
JOHN HIGGS
Principal
MediaLab
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Eric Horstman is a principal with over two decades of architectural experience. He has developed an impressive portfolio and understanding of educational facilities through over 100 projects. Eric’s expertise in this specialized field provides clients with creative and efficient educational design, while maintaining the critical student environment, student safety and educational space.
ERIC HORSTMAN, AIA, LEED AP
Principal
Education
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Brent Kelley leads Corgan's Los Angeles office and has been heavily involved in major aviation projects across the country. With over 26 years of experience on a wide range of projects, he has developed an impressive portfolio and knowledge in aviation and corporate facilities. Recent projects include LAX Terminal 5 Renovation, DFW International Terminal D, and SMF Terminal B, where he served as Project Manager and Design Director for the Big Build Program at Sacramento International Airport.
BRENT KELLEY, AIA
Principal
Aviation
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Jeff Mangels leads the Los Angeles office and has over 20 years of architectural project experience, the last ten specializing in aviation master planning and transportation facilities.  Jeff’s experience also includes project management, planning, design, cost analysis, construction phasing, and the design and development of construction documents.  Jeff graduated from Texas Tech University.
JEFF MANGELS, AIA
Principal
Aviation
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John Murphy is a principal with the Aviation Studio, focusing on the practice of planning and architecture.  John has led the design effort on aviation building types that comprise extensive specialized studies such as project feasibility, architectural programming, facility demand/capacity analysis, operational manning studies, and project phasing studies that combine the requirements of both airport and airline operations with construction.
JOHN MURPHY, AIA, LEED AP
Principal
Aviation
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Ross Payton is a principal in the Aviation Studio where he has been involved with large capital development programs including the DFW Terminal Renewal and Improvement Program, DFW International Terminal D and Atlanta’s Maynard H. Jackson International Terminal. Ross holds a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering and a Bachelor of Architecture from Texas Tech University.
ROSS PAYTON, AIA, LEED AP
Principal
Aviation
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Maureen joined Corgan in 2014 as Chief Financial Officer. She graduated from the University of Texas at Austin with a Bachelor's degree in Accounting.
MAUREEN POLLOCK
Principal
Chief Financial Officer
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Renee Sneed is a principal and the director of Human Resources for Corgan. Active in the American Institute of Architects (AIA) HR Large Firm Round Table, Renee is also a Certified Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR) and a member of several other HR-related organizations including the Society of Human Resources Management (SHRM) and the Dallas Human Resources Association. Renee received a Bachelor of Arts in music from Centenary College of Louisiana and later went on to receive a Master’s of Business Administration with an emphasis in human resources from the University of North Texas.
RENEE SNEED, SPHR
Principal
Chief Human Resources Officer
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John Trupiano joined Corgan in 1998 after graduating from the University of Kansas with a Bachelor of Architecture degree.  John understands the challenges and intricacies of the operations based solutions important to airlines and operators, while maintaining the design excellence important to a successful passenger experience.
JOHN TRUPIANO, AIA, LEED AP
Principal
Aviation
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