Together, we believe that the most succesful projects do not just happen but evolve as a team effort based on open and clear lines of communication, technical expertise, and attitude of cooperation and a full commitment to fulfill the needs of the client.
— HCM
Jerry Hagen, aia Jerry has significant technical knowledge and project management experience for large corporate and institutional projects gained from practicing in the profession since 1980. Jerry has overseen the design and construction of projects ranging from $1,000 to over $20 million. He has had experience in the design and detailing of most building construction types as well as building materials.

Jerry Hagen, aia

Jerry has significant technical knowledge and project management experience for large corporate and institutional projects gained from practicing in the profession since 1980. Jerry has overseen the design and construction of projects ranging from $1,000 to over $20 million. He has had experience in the design and detailing of most building construction types as well as building materials.

Tim McIlwain, aia Tim has been practicing architecture since 1989.  He has professional experience focusing on the design and development of retail, restaurant, recreational and corporate facilities.  His project experiences include the programming, concept development and project design of a wide array of buildings and project interiors.  Tim has many years of retail design experience focusing on image design and brand identity development for emerging retail and restaurant concepts and the re-imaging of existing venues.

Tim McIlwain, aia

Tim has been practicing architecture since 1989.  He has professional experience focusing on the design and development of retail, restaurant, recreational and corporate facilities.  His project experiences include the programming, concept development and project design of a wide array of buildings and project interiors.  Tim has many years of retail design experience focusing on image design and brand identity development for emerging retail and restaurant concepts and the re-imaging of existing venues.

Roger Christensen, aia Roger has been practicing archtiecture since 1988. He has professional experience in a wide variety of projects including corporate, medical manufacturing, restaurant, recreational, research laboratories and industrial development facilities. Experience in project programming, conceptual design, design development, construction documentation and construction administration. Experience in developing office computer drawing standards, employee computer training strategy and curriculum.

Roger Christensen, aia

Roger has been practicing archtiecture since 1988. He has professional experience in a wide variety of projects including corporate, medical manufacturing, restaurant, recreational, research laboratories and industrial development facilities. Experience in project programming, conceptual design, design development, construction documentation and construction administration. Experience in developing office computer drawing standards, employee computer training strategy and curriculum.

 
Matt Lysne, aia, ncarb Matt has been practicing architecture since 1995 and also worked part time during three years of architecture school prior to that. He has professional experience working in many facets of the profession from programming and design to construction administration. His design experience has included many municipal and public projects, as well as, corporate work and retail design. Matt has focused on providing site / location specific design based on client needs. These needs are identified through close working relationships and regular client contact.

Matt Lysne, aia, ncarb

Matt has been practicing architecture since 1995 and also worked part time during three years of architecture school prior to that. He has professional experience working in many facets of the profession from programming and design to construction administration. His design experience has included many municipal and public projects, as well as, corporate work and retail design. Matt has focused on providing site / location specific design based on client needs. These needs are identified through close working relationships and regular client contact.

Dan Lind, aia, leed bd+c Dan has been involved in the building industry for most of his life and a registered architect since 1994.  Since that time he has worked in design and technical roles on a variety of project types ranging in value from $5000 to over $35 million. As a true HCM'er, Dan values clear communication and a good working relationship with clients, consultants and contractors as a vital component to successful projects. Away from the office, Dan enjoys walking 18 holes, finding the next great ride on his motorcycle and numerous activities with his family.

Dan Lind, aia, leed bd+c

Dan has been involved in the building industry for most of his life and a registered architect since 1994.  Since that time he has worked in design and technical roles on a variety of project types ranging in value from $5000 to over $35 million.

As a true HCM'er, Dan values clear communication and a good working relationship with clients, consultants and contractors as a vital component to successful projects.

Away from the office, Dan enjoys walking 18 holes, finding the next great ride on his motorcycle and numerous activities with his family.

Elizabeth Gutzman Liz Gutzman has been practicing architecture at HCM since 2008 and also has 4 years of experience prior to that while attending undergraduate and graduate school. Since graduating in 2009 she has been working full time at HCM Architects and gained a lot experience managing projects and developing client relationship. Seeing a project from start to finish is a very rewarding process and something Liz has a lot of passion for.  Outside of office, Liz enjoys the outdoors, golfing, yoga, cheering on the MN Wild, and most importantly spending quality time with her family.

Elizabeth Gutzman

Liz Gutzman has been practicing architecture at HCM since 2008 and also has 4 years of experience prior to that while attending undergraduate and graduate school. Since graduating in 2009 she has been working full time at HCM Architects and gained a lot experience managing projects and developing client relationship. Seeing a project from start to finish is a very rewarding process and something Liz has a lot of passion for. 

Outside of office, Liz enjoys the outdoors, golfing, yoga, cheering on the MN Wild, and most importantly spending quality time with her family.

 
Dan Lawrence, aia Dan has been with the HCM team since 2007. He has professional experience in all phases of the architectural process, from concept design to construction administration.  He has professional experience in a wide variety of project types including recreational facilities, retail, restaurant, corporate and manufacturing testing facilities.  

Dan Lawrence, aia

Dan has been with the HCM team since 2007. He has professional experience in all phases of the architectural process, from concept design to construction administration.  He has professional experience in a wide variety of project types including recreational facilities, retail, restaurant, corporate and manufacturing testing facilities.

 

Brianna Hodges Bri has been practicing architecture since 2007. She has taken several architectural courses around the world which has helped to synthesize and develop her strong design aesthetic and appreciation for a variety of architectural styles. . In her spare time; Bri enjoys spending time with her family, gardening/landscaping, traveling, hiking, photography, designing/crafting jewelry, drawing and watercolor painting. 

Brianna Hodges

Bri has been practicing architecture since 2007. She has taken several architectural courses around the world which has helped to synthesize and develop her strong design aesthetic and appreciation for a variety of architectural styles. .

In her spare time; Bri enjoys spending time with her family, gardening/landscaping, traveling, hiking, photography, designing/crafting jewelry, drawing and watercolor painting. 

Ted Wright Ted has been at HCM for two years and has collaborated on drawing sets, assisted with project administration, and participated in client acquisition. He holds a Masters of Architecture and a Bachelor of Design with Highest Distinction from the University of Minnesota, where he served as a teaching assistant during graduate school. Ted has received numerous honors and awards, including the KKE / Ron Krank Vision Award and Bill and Elizabeth Pedersen Graduate Fellowship. Ted’s passion for architecture is rooted in the impact that the built environment injects into the social conscience. He is particularly interested in looking for the ways in which architecture and the collective human experience interact.

Ted Wright

Ted has been at HCM for two years and has collaborated on drawing sets, assisted with project administration, and participated in client acquisition. He holds a Masters of Architecture and a Bachelor of Design with Highest Distinction from the University of Minnesota, where he served as a teaching assistant during graduate school. Ted has received numerous honors and awards, including the KKE / Ron Krank Vision Award and Bill and Elizabeth Pedersen Graduate Fellowship.

Ted’s passion for architecture is rooted in the impact that the built environment injects into the social conscience. He is particularly interested in looking for the ways in which architecture and the collective human experience interact.

 
Andy Smeby Andy recently graduated with his master from the University of Minnesota. Prior to studying architecture, he gained degrees in Art & Environmental Studies from Luther College, and spent time working with the US Forest Service as a sustainable trail designer. 

Andy Smeby

Andy recently graduated with his master from the University of Minnesota. Prior to studying architecture, he gained degrees in Art & Environmental Studies from Luther College, and spent time working with the US Forest Service as a sustainable trail designer. 

Eden Messner Eden graduated from the Bachelor of Design in Architecture program at the University of Minnesota in 2016. While completing her undergraduate degree, she gained experience in the project management / owner representative side of the industry. She is excited to be designing with HCM before she continues her study of architecture in a master’s degree program.

Eden Messner

Eden graduated from the Bachelor of Design in Architecture program at the University of Minnesota in 2016. While completing her undergraduate degree, she gained experience in the project management / owner representative side of the industry. She is excited to be designing with HCM before she continues her study of architecture in a master’s degree program.

Darius Polipnick Darius graduated from the Bachelor of Design in Architecture program at the University of Minnesota in 2015. Since then he has been obtaining the required experience to pursue his license before going back to school to get his Masters Degree. 

Darius Polipnick

Darius graduated from the Bachelor of Design in Architecture program at the University of Minnesota in 2015. Since then he has been obtaining the required experience to pursue his license before going back to school to get his Masters Degree. 

Kathleen Bond Kathleen graduated with her Masters in Architecture from the University of Minnesota in 2017 and also holds a Bachelor of Design in Architecture degree from the University of Minnesota as well.  During her time in school she focused on a variety of disciplines within architecture including evidence-based research, graphic design, and sustainability practices. She is working towards completing requirements for licensure within the next few years. Outside of architecture, Kathleen enjoys cycling, running, traveling, visiting family across the U.S. and event planning.

Kathleen Bond

Kathleen graduated with her Masters in Architecture from the University of Minnesota in 2017 and also holds a Bachelor of Design in Architecture degree from the University of Minnesota as well.  During her time in school she focused on a variety of disciplines within architecture including evidence-based research, graphic design, and sustainability practices. She is working towards completing requirements for licensure within the next few years.

Outside of architecture, Kathleen enjoys cycling, running, traveling, visiting family across the U.S. and event planning.

Byron Munoz Byron Munoz graduated with a Master’s degree from Florida International University in 2017. He always considers himself an Architect in training because there’s always something new to learn. Byron is disciplined in various digital medias, and has a passion for combining design & technology to create projects at various scales. His ultimate goal is to develop his own firm, so he is very excited to join the team and start his career, learning every aspect of the design phase, from start to finish.

Byron Munoz

Byron Munoz graduated with a Master’s degree from Florida International University in 2017. He always considers himself an Architect in training because there’s always something new to learn. Byron is disciplined in various digital medias, and has a passion for combining design & technology to create projects at various scales. His ultimate goal is to develop his own firm, so he is very excited to join the team and start his career, learning every aspect of the design phase, from start to finish.

Natalia Piela Natalia recently graduated from the Bachelor of Design in Architecture program at the University of Minnesota in 2017. While completing her undergraduate degree, she also studied fine art, product design, and gained experience abroad in architecture. She is excited to join the team and work on a variety of projects before returning back to school for a master’s degree.  

Natalia Piela

Natalia recently graduated from the Bachelor of Design in Architecture program at the University of Minnesota in 2017. While completing her undergraduate degree, she also studied fine art, product design, and gained experience abroad in architecture. She is excited to join the team and work on a variety of projects before returning back to school for a master’s degree.

 

Alex Young Alex is a recent graduate of the University of Minnesota. He holds Master’s Degrees in both Architecture and Historic Preservation. Prior to his architectural studies, he was a performing musician, traveled to Latin America, Europe and Southeast Asia, worked as a student tutor and mentor in the Minneapolis Public Schools, and earned aBachelor’s Degree in Environmental Studies and Anthropology from Hamline University in Saint Paul.

Alex Young

Alex is a recent graduate of the University of Minnesota. He holds Master’s Degrees in both Architecture and Historic Preservation. Prior to his architectural studies, he was a performing musician, traveled to Latin America, Europe and Southeast Asia, worked as a student tutor and mentor in the Minneapolis Public Schools, and earned aBachelor’s Degree in Environmental Studies and Anthropology from Hamline University in Saint Paul.